Dr Elton's practice supports the healing process with effective treatments ranging from natural support, such as botanical medicine, to pharmaceuticals when appropriate. Her goal is to discover the root cause of imbalance and educate patients about how to encourage the body's natural ability to heal itself. In addition to primary care, Dr. Elton focuses on preventative medicine, minor surgery and optimal aging. Her training as a naturopathic doctor along with her extensive background in the yoga, fitness and spa industry makes her uniquely qualified to motivate patients through lifestyle modifications, nutrition counseling and detoxification
Dr. Elton received her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in 1994 where she studied exercise physiology and pre-med. She received her doctorate from National University of Natural Medicine, the oldest accredited naturopathic college in North America and leader in natural medicine education and training. During medical school, she completed advanced training in minor surgery and gastroenterology. She was also selected for a mentorship which focused on cardiovascular and pulmonary health and endocrinology. Through naturopathic medicine she is dedicated to supporting patients on their journey to optimal wellness.