Professor of Naturopathic Medicine Chair, Department of Physical Medicine
Dr. Nick Buratovich is a Professor of Naturopathic Medicine and the Department Chair of Physical Medicine. He graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1983. He is an original faculty member at Southwest College and also has served as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees. He maintains a clinical rotation at the Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center’s Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine as well as a private practice in naturopathic family medicine with an emphasis in musculoskeletal disorders and pain management. Dr. Nick was in the initial NATI (Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection) training in 2005 and has been using RIT techniques since then. He has also acted as a TA and an instructor in prolotherapy injection hand’s-on workshops offered here at SCNM.
He has practiced for more than 30 years and continues to be passionate about naturopathic medicine and healing.
St. Mary's College of California (1973), National College of Naturopathic Medicine (1983)
My clinical focus is on you, the patient, using the principles of naturopathic medicine.
I've helped advance SCNM and the education of an entire generation of naturopathic physicians since the start of SCNM in 1993.
"A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of methylsulfonymethane (MSM) for knee osteoarthritis pain" (Journal of the American College of Nutrition), "Efficacy of methylsufonylmethane (MSM) in osteoarthritis pain of the knee: A pilot clinical trial," "Naturopathic Physical Medicine" (contributing author), "Complementary and Alternative Medicine Professions Student’s Perceptions about Interdisciplinary Collaboration," "Articular Neurology: How Osseous Manipulation Helps Joint Pain – A Neurological Explanation"