Dr. Mona Morstein has been a naturopathic physician for thirty-one years. She brings her experience, devotion, and passion to each patient she works with.
Dr. Morstein earned a Summa Cum Laude BS in Foods and Nutrition, and did her medical school and residency at National College of Naturopathic Medicine (now called National University of Natural Sciences), in Portland, OR.
She has been in private practice all along but for eleven years was also Chair of Nutrition, Gastroenterology professor and Clinical Supervisor at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ.
Dr. Morstein sees patients for all types of chronic conditions, but has an expertise in hormonal conditions, such as prediabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, thyroid (Hashimoto’s and Graves), adrenals, reproductive (in women and men). She is the author of the highly esteemed book “Master Your Diabetes: A Comprehensive, Integrative Approach For Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.”
Dr. Morstein also has a very strong gastroenterological practice, and regularly sees patients with SIBO, IBS, GERD, gallbladder conditions, IBD (UC and Crohn’s), diverticulitis and pancreatitis.
She welcomes women with all sorts of menstrual, pre-menopause and menopause concerns, and is very adept at treating patients with auto-immune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, and with mental/emotional imbalances, such as anxiety and depression.
Dr. Morstein sees adults and children, men and women in her full-time practice. She does in office visits and also video conferencing through Zoom with patients world-wide.
Dr. Morstein recommends integrative testing as appropriate to each individual patient. Common tests she regularly considers important are:
Yearly blood work and specific blood work per patient needs
X-rays, Ultrasounds, MRIs
H.pylori breath testing
Food sensitivity testing
Comprehensive stool and digestive analysis, GI-MAP
SIBO testing, as well as fructose and sucrose testing
Histamine/MCAS testing: Histamin, Tryptase, MMP-9
Environmental toxicity: Heavy metal, chemicals, and molds
Dr. Morstein has set up with Labcorp very low-cost fees for out of pocket/no insurance patients needing blood work done. It’s a tremendous saving for patients. For those with insurance, it will cover #s 2-4 above.
Dr. Morstein uses many modalities with patients:
Nutraceutical supplementation: Vitamins, Minerals, Essential Oils, Amino Acids, Specialty products
Botanicals—Western, Ayurvedic, Asian
Bio-Identical hormones (Dr. Morstein is really an expert with this!)
Bach Flower remedies
Lifestyle counseling: Exercise, stress management, sleep hygiene, environmental detoxification, healing the microbiome.
Prescription medications—as needed
Dr. Morstein is a frequent lecturer at medical conferences. She lectures on many topics related to diabetes, gastrointestinal conditions, Bio-Identical Hormone prescribing, and the value of nutrition.
She has been very active with SIBO in the last few years and is a regular speaker on the SIBO SOS Summits, documentaries, Mastermind classes, and Q and A’s. Her innovative protocol for SIBO is now considered a standard of treatment.
Dr. Morstein won the President’s Award from her national professional organization the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians in 2012, for the benefits she has given to the naturopathic medical profession.
Dr. Morstein was asked by Priority One, a highly respected supplement company to create some specialty products. They are:
Diamond: for prediabetes and Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients
For SIBO Patients:
SIBOtic: Intestinal anti-microbial
SIBO-Rebuild: help heal the gut lining and nerves
SIBO-Zyme: Digestive enzyme for SIBO patients
Dr. Morstein has devoted her life to being the best physician she can be. She is caring and compassionate