Stephany Porter, ND, FABNO

porterStephany Porter, N.D., FABNO, Licensed Naturopathic Doctor

A passionate advocate in the healing power of natural medicine, Dr. Stephany Porter is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor (N.D.) who practices as a family care practitioner with a specialty in cancer, women’s health and gastroenterology. She is a graduate of Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. Dr. Porter is a native of Maryland, and after spending many years away, including 6 years practicing in Montana, Dr. Porter is happy to be offering natural medicine in her home state.  She founded the Bodhi Clinic in 2006 and has been an integral part of the effort to achieve licensure for NDs in Maryland.

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has exploded over the past decade. So has the sophistication in research concerning the use of botanicals, homeopathy, nutrients, physical modalities, detoxification, diet and lifestyle options in relation to our health. More and more people are choosing the integrative approach for their healthcare. Dr. Porter looks forward to being an integral part of this team and sharing the latest research updates and information concerning how naturopathy is paving new ground.

Education

Dr. Porter received a Bachelor of Science from Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA.  Her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA, and her FABNO from the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP).

Philosophy

Dr. Porter views healing as an active journey she travels with each patient. She is dedicated to the principles of naturopathic medicine and the knowledge that all medicine begins with prevention. In the case of “dis-ease” it is imperative to identify and treat the cause with respect to the whole person.

Dr. Porter is dedicated to providing integrative health care where practitioners collaborate for the benefit of the patient. When the patient is the center of the team and active in every decision, they are able to choose the best options from all forms of medicine to achieve their goals.

Affiliations

  • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
  • Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA)
  • Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP)