Kim Furtado received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (N.D.) degree from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington. (link: www.bastyr.edu ) She also holds a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Biology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Inspired by the healing power of earth-based natural medicine, Dr. Furtado is dedicated to continued education and research about health, healing and medicine.
Kim’s passion empowers others to embrace the unique blessings of one’s own life journey and to reclaim radiant health- in body, mind and spirit.
An expert in herbal medicine, nutrition, detoxification and hormone balancing, a mother of five daughters and one grand-daughter, a school garden program director, and an advocate for the environment, Dr. Kim brings her diverse experience to each patient and student.
She enjoys serving as a community resource and effective educator of lifestyle changes. Kim is a member of the national organization of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). She is also a program director at the Delmarva Community Wellnet Foundation (www.edendelmarva.org).
Dr. Furtado supports the integration of diverse healing traditions or modalities (conventional, naturopathic, and many diverse traditions) which respect and maintains the integrity and individuality of each tradition’s therapeutic approach. Through this balanced integration, we can evolve a diverse, healthy, sustainable and effective community health care system.
Dr. Furtado views healing as an active journey on which she is honored to travel with each person. She is dedicated to the principles of naturopathic medicine and the knowledge that all medicine begins with prevention.
To schedule an appointment or to speak with Dr. Furtado, please call, 302-945-2107. She can also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or through her website www.DrKimFurtado.com.
Clients are seen by Appointment at Quakertown Wellness Center in Lewes, Delaware. First time visits last approximately one and one-half hours. We discuss your main health concerns, including nutrition, sleep, and wellness goals.
Subsequent visits last approximately one hour and are scheduled for two-month intervals or as needed for follow-up care.
Naturopathic doctors are clinically trained in a wide variety of natural therapeutics, such as:
Dietary advice and therapeutic nutrition use of foods, diet plans, nutritional supplementation.
Herbal Medicine using botanical substances not simply to mask symptoms, but to stimulate function and wellness.
Homeopathic medicine and flower essence therapy the use of highly dilute quantities of naturally occurring plants, animals and minerals to gently stimulate the body’s healing responses.
Stress management, lifestyle counseling and personal hygiene diet therapy, promotion of wellness including recommendations for exercise, sleep, stress reduction and balancing of work and social activities, mind-body spirit techniques and basic tools including but not limited to guided imagery, visualization, relaxation response, and breathing exercises.
Hydrotherapy various water therapies to improve healing and circulation.
Detoxification and heavy metals chelation therapy targeted use of substances and herbs to remove environmental toxins associated with various chronic diseases and symptoms.
Salivary Hormone Testing specialized testing panels to assess hormonal imbalances, stress response, and chronic disease risks.