Leslie Axelrod

Leslie Axelrod

Professor of Naturopathic Medicine


Dr. Axelrod has been in practice for over 30 years as a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist. She worked in an integrative rheumatology practice for the 18 years. She is a published author both nationally and internationally on topics including osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and treating autoimmunity with natural medicine. She also lectures nationally on these topics. Dr. Axelrod is a full professor at SCNM and has been teaching 24 years. She has also been named Top Doctor in Phoenix magazine.

Classes Taught:

Rheumatology, EENT and clinical rotations.


University of Arizona (1983)

Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University (1987)

Acupuncture License, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine