Dr. Stephanie Hendershot is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in the state of California, who received her Doctorate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University in 2006, majoring in Sociology with an emphasis in Crime and Control. After working in Law, Dr. Hendershot felt compelled to follow her passion for helping others and was drawn to becoming a Naturopathic Doctor, of which she knew was the perfect fit for her. She has always believed in using natural modalities to treat herself and wanted a deeper understanding of using age old remedies combined with modern science. Dr. Hendershot believes wholeheartedly in treating the cause of illness, restoring vitality, and preserving health.
Naturopathic doctors graduate from a four-year, residential naturopathic medical school and pass extensive postdoctoral board exams in order to receive a license. Licensed naturopathic doctors have a specific scope of practice defined by their state's law. In addition to studying all the basic sciences, they also study holistic and nontoxic approaches to therapy with a strong emphasis on disease prevention and optimizing wellness. Dr. Hendershot has also had additional training in IV nutritional therapy, Prolozone therapy, Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural aesthetics including Platelet Rich Plasma therapy and the Micropen. Her areas of expertise also include Women's Health, Mind/ Body Medicine, Food Allergies, Digestive Concerns and Prevention and Wellness Medicine.
Dr. Hendershot is originally from Michigan but has always considered San Diego home. After her completion of her Naturopathic doctorate training, her love for the beach and perfect weather have brought her back to San Diego once again. In her free time, Dr. Hendershot enjoys running, yoga, cycling, DIY projects and playing her violin. She is a member of the cnda, aznma and the aanp.
Dr. Hendershot looks forward to helping you on your journey to health through wellness and pro-active healthcare!