Physicians

 

Susan Williamson NMD

Dr. Susan Williamson received her Bachelor of Science Summa Cum Laude in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry and Psychology from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. Immediately after graduating from college, Dr. Williamson moved to Arizona from Pennsylvania to attend Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where she obtained her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, ranking first in her class and receiving the Highest Academic Achievement Award. She is a licensed Naturopathic Physician in the state of Arizona. Dr. Williamson has advanced, post- graduate training in bio-identical hormone replacement with The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). She is a member of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association (AzNMA). Dr. Williamson firmly believes in finding the underlying cause of disease and treating the underlying cause versus suppressing symptoms. She treats a wide variety of health conditions ranging from acute to chronic disease. She specializes in the treatment of autoimmune disease, cancer, thyroid disorders (hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, Hashimoto’s disease, Grave’s disease), hormone imbalances/menopause/andropause, seasonal/environmental allergies, and food allergies. She utilizes IV therapy, clinical nutrition, Sublingual Immunotherapy for treatment of environmental allergies (SLIT), and acupuncture as her major treatment modalities.

John Williamson NMD

Dr. John Williamson is originally from Western Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Biological and Natural Sciences from Worcester State College in Worcester, MA. Dr. Williamson pursued alternative medicine and went on to graduate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He has advanced training in integrative IV and oxygen therapies.   He specializes in hormone replacement therapy, heavy metal detoxification, autoimmune disease, and cancer.  Aside from medicine, Dr. Williamson enjoys playing men’s amateur baseball.

Phillip Williamson NMD  

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Dr. Phillip Williamson NMD received his Bachelor of Science Summa Cum Laude in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, where he was twice awarded the Presidential Scholar Award. This is awarded to students who hold one of the top 20 GPA’s at the University. He also was voted the top biology student in the Biology department during his senior year. During this time he was active in Biological and Biochemical Research winning grants to do research at Clemson University Genomics Institute, Clemson, South Carolina, and at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. After graduating from college, Dr. Williamson spent two semesters at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, focusing on a Masters of Anesthesiology. Being more interested in Naturopathic Medicine Dr. Williamson transferred to the Southwest College ofNaturopathic Medicine where he obtained his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Williamson specializes in chronic disease and utilizes clinical nutrition, IV therapies, homeopathic, bio identical hormone replacement, dietary intervention, and botanical medicine to specifically address the patient’s underlying disease process. He believes in increasing longevity without sacrificing the quality of life. Chronic diseases that he can substantially improve in most cases include: Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Asthma, Autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s thyroditis, Grave’s disease, Lupus, IBD, Eczema etc.), Neurological Disease (MS, Parkinson’s, ALS, etc), Environmental and Chemical Sensitivity (Solvents, Mold, Heavy Metal, Pesticides), Hormone Imbalances (Menopause, Andropause), and Diabetes. Finally, Dr. Williamson truly believes that prevention is the best medicine, so feel free to schedule an appointment for general wellness. He can develop treatment protocols to help prevent all of the diseases mentioned above and more. In Dr. Williamson’s spare time, he likes to weight lift, watch sports, play baseball, and read books and research articles.

 

Kaylee Thoreson NMD

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Dr. Kaylee Thoreson NMD grew up on a farm in rural Saskatchewan, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan. It was her desire to become a physician who treats patients using a combination of western and complimentary methods, such as, clinical nutrition, the use of botanical medicines, and traditional Chinese medicine that led her to Arizona. It is here that she received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Thoreson is passionate about what she does and she treats a wide variety of conditions, which includes, but is not limited to digestive disorders, dermatological conditions, asthma and allergies, autoimmune conditions (Hashimoto’s disease, irritable bowel disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, MS, etc.), cancer, hormone imbalances and pain and injury to the muscles and joints. She primarily utilizes clinical nutrition, IV therapy (nutrient IVs, heavy metal chelation, etc.), botanical medicine, bio-identical hormone replacement, acupuncture and restorative joint and muscle injections (prolotherapy, trigger point injections and neural therapy). She has a wide variety of skills and knowledge that she uses to tailor each treatment to best fit each patient’s individual medical concerns.

Emil Slovak Jr  MD

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Dr. Emil Slovak was born in Missouri and grew up in Tennessee with 6 brothers and one sister on a cattle ranch. He attended the University of Memphis and completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and Chemistry. He obtained his MD at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in 1986. Dr. Slovak completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St Louis University and Maricopa Medical Center in 1989. He has been in private practice for 12 years and worked in Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine in addition to his work as a Hospitalist. He now specializes in Internal Medicine and enjoys outpatient care. Dr. Slovak has two daughters and one stepson. He enjoys camping, hiking, astronomy and spending time with his family. Dr. Slovak is also involved with local animal shelters and participates in pet adoption programs. Dr. Slovak is a board certified Internist and excels at treating complex disease processes.