Dr. Christian Gonzalez: Keeping Cancer-Free in a Toxic World
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In this episode I was happy to connect with a new friend and colleague, Dr. Christian Gonzalez, or @_doctor.g on Instagram (that's how I met him!).
Like myself, Dr. Gonzalez is very passionate about keeping the body healthy in our toxic world. This discussion dives into all of the particulars around WHY it can be SO hard to do so in our world today.
Some highlights from this episode include...
Potential toxins that might be hiding in your home
Where to start in cleaning up the lifestyle
Key nutrients to promote detoxification
WHY it is important to consider toxicities outside the scope of cancer
Dr. Gonzalez gives some great words of wisdom to guide and support anyone in taking greater control over the environment that we are exposed to.
About Dr. Gonzalez
Dr. Gonzalez completed a two year residency position at the competitive Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here, he became proficient in Integrative Oncology through exposure to various disciplines and modalities. Dr. Gonzalez’s rare balance of focus and bedside manner during his residency caused him to grow very popular amongst his peers and patients. He leaves the center having treated over 700 patients and having a long lasting effect on them both physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
He earned his Bachelor of Science at Rutgers University, where he studied Environmental Business Economics. Although he had planned to pursue dentistry, he was drawn to Naturopathic Medicine and a holistic approach to patient care.
He completed his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014. His doctorate work included a thesis reviewing the current and complementary treatments for bladder cancer. As part of his training, Christian completed clinical rotations in pediatrics, general medicine, oncology, homeopathy, botanical and mind-body medicine, along with a preceptorship at the NYU Langone Integrative Urology Center.
He will be eligible for a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology designation in the Spring of 2018.
He will provides optimal patient care, by incorporating Naturopathic modalities, such as botanicals, homeopathy, nutrient and nutritional support as well as various other therapeutics. He integrates the latest understanding of Naturopathic therapeutics into all types of medical conditions. Dr. Gonzalez applies the belief that the body has an innate ability to heal itself when given favorable conditions to thrive.
Outside of Natural Start Medical Clinic, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys yoga, meditation, painting, travel and writing.