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MY STORY

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MY STORY

I am a MN Board Registered Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist, and currently see patients in person and virtually for naturopathic and functional medicine care at Minneapolis Integrative Medicine Center.  I also work with the University of Minnesota Physicians Psychiatry, helping develop integrative medicine services for patients, and teaching integrative medicine to Psychiatry Learners. 

 

I earned a Doctorate of Naturopathic medicine and a Masters of Acupuncture from the National University of Natural Medicine, the oldest accredited Naturopathic school in the nation. I am a Registered Naturopathic Doctor in the State of Minnesota.  I also have a Diplomate of Acupuncture from the NCCAOM, and am licensed in acupuncture in the State of Minnesota. I also completed the Advanced Training with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in 2020 and 2021.

While undergoing a rigorous academic program of concurrent studies in Naturopathic and Classical Chinese Medicine, I completed clinical training that included a three-year mentorship in women’s health. During my Chinese Medicine training, I continued to see a high volume of patients with a range of chronic conditions, including cancer, MS, Parkinson’s, and other autoimmune conditions.  Additionally, Dr. Montgomery completed training in Holistic Pelvic Care, a therapy developed and taught by Tami Kent, PT, to address chronic pelvic issues.

 

I came to Naturopathic and Classical Chinese medicine via my experience as a collegiate athlete and coach. My personal experience with sports-related injuries led me to explore various approaches to optimize my body’s recovery.  I became interested in learning how to utilize nutrition, movement and other forms of natural healing to keep the body in top shape and prevent injuries.  

 

Prior to becoming a Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist, I spent six years as a collegiate and youth soccer coach.  During that time I found my passion in teaching young people about a balanced approach to playing and life through a more profound understanding of fitness and nutrition.

LICENSE AND REGISTRATION

MN Board Registered Naturopathic Doctor (#1042)
MN Licensed Acupuncturist (#1652)
NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture (#150732)
Holistic Pelvic Care Practitioner

EDUCATION

Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, National University of Natural Medicine (2012)

Masters of Acupuncture, National University of Natural Medicine (2012)

B.S. Community Education and Spanish and Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1999)

Curriculum vitae

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

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