Dr. Nate Champion is a Naturopathic Doctor, receiving his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from nationally accredited Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona. He graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He is Board Certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE) and a licensed physician in Arizona and registered in the state of Minnesota by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Throughout his medical training, Dr. Champion focused heavily in the art and science of Classical Homeopathy, studying under various internationally renowned homeopathic experts, including Dr. Stephen Messer, ND, DHANP. He has also participated in post-doctoral training with Dr. André Saine, ND, FCAH, considered by many to be one of today’s best practicing homeopathic physicians. He is a founding board member and the current Treasurer of the Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (GastroANP). Dr. Champion is also the past Vice President and current member of the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians (MNANP), and a current member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
Dr. Champion is an expert in treating digestive disorders, particularly inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease), Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). As a result of his own success of overcoming Ulcerative Colitis, he is passionate about helping others who are suffering with these conditions. Through his extensive background in exercise physiology, Dr. Champion understands how fundamental and vitally important diet and lifestyle changes are in achieving optimal health. He utilizes homeopathy, along with clinical nutrition, botanicals, and a variety of specialized diagnostic laboratory testing. Although he has a special interest in digestive disorders, Dr. Champion sees patients of all ages with all kinds of acute and chronic health conditions.
Dr. Champion is passionate about naturopathic medicine and feels blessed to play such an integral part in the lives and health of others. He loves spending time with his patients, understanding their concerns, and helping them in their journey towards optimal health. After a thorough intake, health history, and any pertinent physical exams and laboratory tests, Dr. Champion develops an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan specific to you and your health concerns. In addition to his private practice, he regularly reviews research and writes reports on complementary and alternative medicine therapies for a private health advisory company. Dr. Champion also loves teaching others about natural medicine and speaks often on a variety of topics.
When he is not practicing, Dr. Champion enjoys volunteering and playing an active role in his church. He also loves staying physically active spending time outdoors with his wife, Dr. Nita Champion, and his daughter. He enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and many other outdoor activities.