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Born Naturopathic Associates, Inc 512 Westline Dr Ste 204 Alameda, CA 94501 Get Directions
(510) 550-4017

Care Philosophy

Dr. Born's clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat chronic disease. He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, autoimmune disease, ADHD, Autsim, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics. He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, and diet and nutrient therapies.

Dr. Born believes that ultimately we are all responsible for our own health and well-being, but at times we need some guidance to get back on the road to optimal health. He pledges to work with you and your other healthcare practitioners to help you achieve that goal.

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Biography

Todd A. Born is a naturopathic doctor, certified nutrition specialist (CNS), co-owner and medical director of Born Naturopathic Associates, Inc., in Alameda, California.  Dr. Born is the Product Manager, Head of New Product Development, Scientific Advisor for Allergy Research Group, LLC and is Editor-in-Chief of their science Focus Newsletter.  He is a Thought Leader for the UK-based Clinical Education, a free peer-to-peer service that offers clinicians a closed forum to ask clinical questions and receive evidence-based responses by experts in their fields.  Dr. Born is also lead advisor and President for the International Society for Naturopathic Medicine.  Dr. Born and his wife, Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born, previously practiced in Seattle, WA and Avon, CT.  

Before moving to Connecticut from Seattle, Dr. Born completed 415 hours precepting with other healthcare providers—including DCs, DPMs, NDs, and MDs—in the areas of geriatric medicine, family medicine, cardiology, urology, men's health, physical medicine, and emergency medicine at Evergreen Hospital Emergency Department.  During his residency, his integrative medicine expertise was further honed with rotations in Virginia Mason Hospital's department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spine Clinic, Swedish Family Medicine's department of Integrative Medicine, and Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department.  Dr. Born also volunteered as an attending physician for the Alternative Healthcare Access Campaign (AHAC), which serves indigent populations.

He has been published in Naturopathic Doctor News and Reviews, Townsend Letter, Integrative Medicine Alert, and the Natural Nutmeg.  He has appeared on KRON4 News, lectured as an expert for the National Psoriasis Foundation and Arthritis Foundation.

Past accomplishments include the Bastyr University Graduate Fund Scholarship; a venture grant to the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London; and the Outstanding Teaching Award from Hess Educational Organization in Taichung City, Taiwan.  He was a volunteer at North Country Community Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona and research assistant for Alan R. Gaby, MD.

Dr. Born's clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat chronic disease.  He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, autoimmune disease, development and behavioral issues, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics.   

Dr. Born believes that ultimately, we are all responsible for our own health and well-being, but at times we need some guidance to get back on the road to optimal health. He pledges to work with you and your other healthcare practitioners to help you achieve that goal.

Dr. Born earned a BS in biology, with an emphasis in human physiology and functional morphology, from Northern Arizona University and his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University.  He also completed a semester abroad at the School of Science and Technology, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.  He has advanced training and certification in homeopathy, completing an 18-month course at the New England School of Homeopathy.  He is a member of American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA), Bay Area Homeopathy Association (BAHA), Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM).

When he's not working, Dr. Born enjoys spending time with his wife, son and daughter, being in the great outdoors, reading, writing, lecturing, traveling, and playing with his two rescued Persian cats.

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Todd A. Born is a naturopathic doctor, certified nutrition specialist (CNS), co-owner and medical director of Born Naturopathic Associates, Inc., in Alameda, California.  Dr. Born is the Product Manager, Head of New Product Development, Scientific Advisor for Allergy Research Group, LLC and is Editor-in-Chief of their science Focus Newsletter.  He is a Thought Leader for the UK-based Clinical Education, a free peer-to-peer service that offers clinicians a closed forum to ask clinical questions and receive evidence-based responses by experts in their fields.  Dr. Born is also lead advisor and President for the International Society for Naturopathic Medicine.  Dr. Born and his wife, Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born, previously practiced in Seattle, WA and Avon, CT.  

Before moving to Connecticut from Seattle, Dr. Born completed 415 hours precepting with other healthcare providers—including DCs, DPMs, NDs, and MDs—in the areas of geriatric medicine, family medicine, cardiology, urology, men's health, physical medicine, and emergency medicine at Evergreen Hospital Emergency Department.  During his residency, his integrative medicine expertise was further honed with rotations in Virginia Mason Hospital's department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spine Clinic, Swedish Family Medicine's department of Integrative Medicine, and Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department.  Dr. Born also volunteered as an attending physician for the Alternative Healthcare Access Campaign (AHAC), which serves indigent populations.

He has been published in Naturopathic Doctor News and Reviews, Townsend Letter, Integrative Medicine Alert, and the Natural Nutmeg.  He has appeared on KRON4 News, lectured as an expert for the National Psoriasis Foundation and Arthritis Foundation.

Past accomplishments include the Bastyr University Graduate Fund Scholarship; a venture grant to the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London; and the Outstanding Teaching Award from Hess Educational Organization in Taichung City, Taiwan.  He was a volunteer at North Country Community Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona and research assistant for Alan R. Gaby, MD.

Dr. Born's clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat chronic disease.  He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, autoimmune disease, development and behavioral issues, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics.   

Dr. Born believes that ultimately, we are all responsible for our own health and well-being, but at times we need some guidance to get back on the road to optimal health. He pledges to work with you and your other healthcare practitioners to help you achieve that goal.

Dr. Born earned a BS in biology, with an emphasis in human physiology and functional morphology, from Northern Arizona University and his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University.  He also completed a semester abroad at the School of Science and Technology, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.  He has advanced training and certification in homeopathy, completing an 18-month course at the New England School of Homeopathy.  He is a member of American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA), Bay Area Homeopathy Association (BAHA), Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM).

When he's not working, Dr. Born enjoys spending time with his wife, son and daughter, being in the great outdoors, reading, writing, lecturing, traveling, and playing with his two rescued Persian cats.

Dr. Born's Care Philosophy

Dr. Born's clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat chronic disease. He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, autoimmune disease, ADHD, Autsim, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics. He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, and diet and nutrient therapies.

Dr. Born believes that ultimately we are all responsible for our own health and well-being, but at times we need some guidance to get back on the road to optimal health. He pledges to work with you and your other healthcare practitioners to help you achieve that goal.

Dr. Born says...

During his residency his integrative medicine expertise was further honed with rotations in Virginia Mason Hospital's department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spine Clinic, Swedish Family Medicine's department of Integrative Medicine, and Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department.

Dr. Born's clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat chronic disease. He has a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases, gastrointestinal issues, neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, endocrinology, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, autoimmune disease, ADHD, Autsim, HIV/AIDS, and geriatrics. He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, and diet and nutrient therapies.

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  •  Specializes in Naturopathy
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Acne
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Skin Allergy
  • Thyroid Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Bastyr University

    Graduated in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Bastyr University Teaching Clinics and Seattle Area Hospitals

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Northern Arizona University

    Graduated in 2002

  • Other Education
    New England School Of Homeopathy

    Completed in 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Naturopathy
  • Ayurvedic
  • Dietary Management
  • Environmental Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Detoxification
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Injection Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness Examination