Nick Buratovich

Nick Buratovich

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 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 35 years and continues to be passionate about naturopathic medicine and healing.

Classes Taught

CLTR 7600/8600 GenMed OnSite at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine, PHMD 6010 Intro to Physical Medicine and Orthopedics (with labs), PHMD 6020 Naturopathic Manipulation Treatment Assessment and Application (with labs) II and III, NTMD 5010 / 5020 / 5030 Phil Hist FND Naturo Med I, II, III


St. Mary's College of California (1973)

National College of Naturopathic Medicine (1983)


Professional Assocatiions

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association (AzNMA)

Naturopathic Medicine Institute (NMI)