Meet  Dr. Madelein Shafferman

Naturopathic Physician 

The path that led me to become a naturopathic physician began while I was pursuing my undergraduate degree and I became ill.  I saw 13 different doctors over a 6 month period.  None could provide me with any answers to explain my symptoms.  Finally, I went to an integrative doctor who changed my entire world.  He had me feeling better within a few short weeks and I was able to resume my studies. I knew then and there, I had to find something else because going into a standard medical school was not enough for me.  Luckily I found naturopathic medicine and I have never been more thankful!  I am now equipped with the tools to find and treat the cause and not merely your symptoms.


I am passionate about working with you on an individual basis to provide you with the best possible care. I hope to not only become part of your health team, but I also aspire to provide you with education so you can take an active role in making decisions about your health.  I am dedicated to treating the whole person and not just your symptoms.

I look forward to hearing about your health journey so together we can identify and treat the cause of your ailment.  I want to serve as both your doctor and a resource to answer your questions.  Knowing you as an individual will provide me with the information needed to help create a plan tailored to you and your needs so your body can do the rest.

When I am not delving deep into my patient’s history to find the root cause of symptoms, I spend my free-time exploring the depths of nature. I love hiking, camping, rock climbing and finding small-town treasures across the country. I am so thankful to call myself a naturopathic doctor and I can’t wait to help you reach your health goals.


  • Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

  • General Medicine Residency at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine 

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