Advisory Board

Stephen W. Parcell, N.D.

Stephen W. Parcell, N.D. is a licensed naturopathic physician, providing alternatives to drugs and surgery. He earned his degree from Bastyr University in 2002. Bastyr is regarded as the top Naturopathic Medical School consistently turning out graduates with the highest board exam scores. He completed his premedical studies at the University of Vermont in 1997.
He authored Astragalus membranaceus and Ligusticum lucidum as biological response modifiers in the treatment of immune dysfunction, Modified arabinoxylane (mgn-3) as a safe and highly effective immunomodulatory agent, and Managing blood glucose levels with a better form of vanadium in TIDhealth, Naturopathy: Putting nature back into medicine in Ecovision Journal, Sulfur in human nutrition and applications in medicine in Alternative Medicine Review and Management of cervical dysplasia: An integrative approach in International Journal of Integrative Medicine.
Steve has done additional training at the American Academy for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM), the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) and is certified in chelation therapy. He is the past vice president of the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Physicians (CANP).
He has a strong background in medical research and is an expert in “evidence-based natural medicine” as well as traditional naturopathic medicine. He has worked at the American Institute for Biosocial and Medical Research as a consultant for the nutritional supplement industry and has coauthored National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant proposals for Bastyr University. He has published articles in Alternative Medicine Review and The International Journal of Integrative Medicine, and Integrated Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal. He is currently working on a chapter for the new edition of the Textbook of Natural Medicine.
Steve completed a two-year internship in family medicine at Frontier Medical Institute under the supervision of Terry Grossman, M.D. and was a peer expert reader of Fantastic Voyage : Live Long Enough to Live Forever, authored by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman.