Matthew Baral

Matthew Baral

Professor of Naturopathic Medicine Naturopathic Physician


Dr. Matthew Baral is a clinical and didactic professor of pediatric medicine and has been teaching medical students at SCNM for the past eighteen years. He designed the first Naturopathic Pediatric Residency training program and served as its Director for four years. Dr. Baral also co-authored the first two books on pediatric integrative medicine: Integrative Medicine for Children, and Integrative Pediatrics. He has served as the pediatric contributing editor to the Natural Medicine Journal and is the Founding and Past President of the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and Founding member of the American Board of Naturopathic Pediatrics.


ND, Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington


  • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Arizona Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  • American Board of Naturopathic Pediatrics