Dr Eric Wood, ND is a District of Columbia-licensed (Washington D.C.) naturopathic physician and a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally he is licensed through through the Commission of Religious Consulting and Healing as a “Theocentric Healing Specialist.” This allows him to freely practice a wide variety of non-invasive, non-drug based natural healing modalities and therapies in Florida relevant to his educational training and scope as a naturopathic physician, recognizing the spiritual divine as being as essential force in helping people recover their health.
A specialist in the naturopathic treatment of adrenal exhaustion and anti-aging, holistic oncology, and infectious disease & biotoxin illnesses (i.e. mold and tick-borne illnesses), Dr Wood completed a ILADs fellowship in 2009 in tick-borne illnesses with notable lyme experts Dr Richard Horowitz, Dr Quincai Zhang, and Dr Bernard Raxlen, is currently completing a fellowship with Dr Ritchie Shoemaker in Mold/Biotoxin illness. He has also observed and volunteered at some of the most notable integrative cancer clinics in North America including the Issels Clinic (California), Medicor (Canada), and the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Chicago). He additionally completed specialized naturopathic training at Harvard University’s Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine in 2007, completed specialty rotations in HIV/AIDS naturopathic care through the Sherbourne Health Center and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2008) and through Georgetown University’s Food as Medicine Training program in 2014. He has additionally pursued advanced training in European Homotoxicology & Biotherapeutic Drainage, Environmental Medicine through the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, and Biological Medicine.
To gain valuable knowledge and unique experience early on his career, Dr Wood garnered opportunities to work with some of the most notable supplement and medical organizations in the country including Neuroscience Inc. and the Life Extension Foundation. For these two pioneering outfits, he worked as a specialty physician in the areas of adrenal fatigue/stress-related complaints, and anti-aging, oncology and tick-borne illnesses respectively, consulting with clinics and patients globally. Throughout his tenure with the Life Extension Foundation, he worked closely with the notable International Strategic Cancer Alliance and counseled literally thousands of clients globally, discussing traditional, integrative and alternative medicine treatment options, supplement and dietary regimens, medication/supplement interactions and much more. Since that time, he founded his own naturopathic medical consulting business (i.e Visionary Health), served as Medical Director for Beyond Biology (Florida), and has transitioned into private practice so he can work more extensively one-on-one with clients. He also currently serves as Associate Professor of Holistic Nutrition at Hawthorn University where he is involved in cutting-edge curriculum development in the areas of oncology and nutrition and works with graduate students from around the globe remotely, helping to educate the next generation of nutrition professionals.
Being very interested in public health and reaching a greater population, Dr Wood has also pursued medical writing to reach a wider audience. A now highly skilled and respected medical writer, Dr Wood has been featured as a collaborator & contributor for a vast array of clients and publications. Recently engaged to develop a dietary scale to rate food nutrient density for the country of Norway, he has contributed to numerous other healthcare providers and clinics’ offerings and writings nationally and internationally, written for international wellness initiatives in Australia, medical databases for physicians, supplement companies, The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society, and more.
An internationally experienced lecturer, he is the author of Scientific Fat Loss (www.scientificfatloss.com), Longevity Secrets (website soon to come), and co-authored the book ‘The Adrenal Fatigue Solution’ with Canadian health coach Fawne Hansen (http://adrenalfatiguesolution.com/fawne-hansen/). As an emerging, nationally recognized naturopathic medical expert, he has appeared across North American on various FOX, NBC, ABC, and CW television network stations and is a featured interviewee in the new blockbluster documentary ‘Food, Health, and You’ due in early 2017, airing on CTV channel 4 in New Zealand and beyond.
Dr Wood works with clients locally in Florida at the Physical Health Complex and across the US and beyond via phone and video conferencing. He is a member of the Florida Association of Naturopathic Physicians, on the Medical Advisory Board of Primal Health, and an avid musician in the South Florida region, currently in the process of building Visionary Music Studios, which will complement his medical practice in providing healing, supportive music therapy to clients. Please see: www.drericwoodnd.com and www.physicalhealthcomplex.com/staff/dr-eric-wood for more information.