Mark Stengler

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Mark Stengler
Known forAuthor and founder of the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine
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Mark Stengler
Known forAuthor and founder of the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine

Mark Stengler, NMD is a licensed naturopathic doctor,[1][2][3] author and founder of the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine in Encinitas, CA. Known as "America's Natural Doctor", he has been featured as a medical expert on FOX, NBC, and CBS.[citation needed] As of February, 2012, he also hosts his own weekly television show on PBS called, "Natural Healing with. Mark Stengler". In addition to his television show, he writes a monthly newsletter called Health Revelations. He is a member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine.


He received his graduate level training in naturopathic medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, a four year doctorate program. He also has a Master of Religious Studies degree from Southern California Seminary. He advocates natural therapies whenever possible but also is a supporter of conventional testing methods.[citation needed]

Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine[edit]

Stengler uses conventional and natural medicine to treat patients at his clinic, The Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine in Encinitas, California.[4]

Television and other appearances[edit]

Each week, Stengler hosts his own show on PBS called, Natural Healing with Mark Stengler.[5] The show covers a variety of topics, focusing on today’s biggest health concerns – from arthritis and cancer to diabetes and memory loss.

Stengler was also featured in a PBS fundraiser, A to Z Guide to Healing Yourself as well as two PBS documentaries on natural medicine, 7 Steps to Perfect Health and Supercharge your Immune System.


Stengler has written books[1] on a variety of subjects related "natural" health and his own experiences in his practice.[6] In addition to writing books, he writes a monthly newsletter, called "Health Revelations". Stengler is often critical of conventional therapies and claims various natural methods superior to mainstream therapies. He has often been critical of common drug therapies such as statin drugs for preventing heart disease. His publication BottomLine Natural Healing is listed as a nonrecommeded periodical by Quackwatch.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Stengler lives in San Diego County, California with his wife and three children. His hobbies include sports and theological studies.


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  2. ^ "700 Club". 
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  5. ^ "Colorado Public Television". 
  6. ^ Deardorff, Julie (2004-12-26). "Chicago Tribune". 
  7. ^ Barrett, Stephen. "Nonrecommended Periodicals". Quackwatch. Retrieved 7 October 2014.