Dr. Carmel Ferreira, NMD

Dr. Carmel Ferreira, NMD

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Dr. Carmel Ferreira, NMD is a naturopathy provider who practices in Sandy, UT.Read her story

7840 S 700 E

Sandy, UT 84070

Contact Information

(801) 256-0006

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Dr. Ferreira's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ferreira "Dr. Carmel Ferreira is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist. Dr. Ferreira received her Bachelor's of Science in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in her home state. She worked as a Research Associate in Cardiology and Hematology Medical Research at various reputable institutions while preparing herself for medical school. Her desire to practice Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) never ceased to grow throughout this time. After searching for a medical school that would allow her to follow her passion she then found the specialty of naturopathic medicine and left her career in medical research after enrolling. In order to compliment her studies in conventional medicine and CAM she then sought to acquire a strong foundation in eastern medicine, leading her to also pursue an education in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Her search to become a holistic practitioner lead her to simultaneously attend naturopathic medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) and her Masters at the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA) in Arizona. With much dedication in attending two professional programs simultaneously, Dr. Ferreira was able to obtain her professional Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at SCNM and her Masters of Science in Acupuncture at PIHMA. Upon completion of her medical boards she then completed the STAIR Integrative Residency through Bastyr University,which was sponsored by Integrative Therapeutics. Dr. Ferreira has always felt the need to be involved with her community and for this reason has volunteered at various clinics and hospitals in California, Arizona and Utah since 1996. Upon moving to Utah she felt impressed to find an organization that she can volunteer her professional skills, that would allow her to serve a population that had a great need. She was able to learn more about the Cancer Wellness House in Salt Lake City and has been volunteering since. Dr. Ferreira assists cancer patients by providing acupuncture in addition to counseling of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Her life long passion and dedication to the health care field has continued to drive her to work in the public's eye as to inform of resources available as to empower individuals of their own health. During her down time Dr. Ferreira enjoys being outdoors by participating in hiking, trail running, snowboarding and practicing the art of fire poi. These are only few of the activities she loves. Her greatest passion has been in the kitchen, creating nutritious dense foods that are packed with flavor. She is also enjoys practicing spiritual meditation and is an active member in her church and congregation where she also volunteers in various affiliated activities. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ferreira "Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals' inherent self-healing process.  The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods.

Naturopathic practice includes the following diagnostic and therapeutic modalities: clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing, nutritional medicine, botanical medicine, naturopathic physical medicine (including naturopathic manipulative therapy), public health measures, hygiene, counseling, minor surgery, homeopathy, acupuncture, prescription medication, intravenous and injection therapy, and naturopathic obstetrics (natural childbirth)."

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Specialties

  • Naturopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medical Practice
  • Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Ferreira does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Headache
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Thyroid Disease
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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Phoenix Institute Of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Southwest College Of Naturopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Bastyr University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ferreira has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ferreira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ferreira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ferreira to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Ferreira's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Chandler, AZ |
Dr. Ferreira professionalism, caring, and compassion is unsurpassed. She is very knowledgeable and speaks openly to her patients. Never have I been afraid to ask her any questions about any medical problems I have had. A extremely valuable asset to medical community. You will not be...more
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in whittier, ca |
I am from California and was visiting family in Utah and was referred to Dr. Ferreira by a family friend in Utah for Prolozone Therapy. This involves ozone. It was my first time hearing about it let alone trying it. I am a brazilian jiu jitsu practitioner for 9 yrs and have done competitions as...more
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in Provo, UT |
A scientific approach, informed, open-minded, fresh, and not limited to standard medical orthodoxies. She is smart enough to mix naturopathic and traditional medicine and prove their effectiveness; humble enough to follow true and open-minded scientific practices in her treatment decisions. I...more
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in Sandy, Utah |
Dr. Ferreira was very attentitive while i discussed my issues. This was my first encounter with a naturopathic doctor and I am very satisfied with my decision to consult with Dr. Ferreira. She gave me great info that not only helped with my current health issues but info that would benefit me in...more
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in Salt Lake City, utah5 |
Highly recommend Dr. Ferreira. She has helped me so much, it's been life changing. Great at explaining what we are treating and why.
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