Dr. Tara Burke
Dr. Tara Burke is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor who graduated with a degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. While attending SCNM, Dr. Burke gravitated to endocrinology and women’s health. She quickly realized that thyroid, adrenal, and hormones play a vital role in health and well being. After graduation Dr. Burke continued to notice that patients who addressed their endocrine system, specifically thyroid, had better outcomes. In addition to endocrinology, Dr. Burke has an affinity for women’s health and loves working with women of all ages to reach their goals.
Growing up in rural Canada, Dr. Burke fostered a love for science in her own backyard before pursuing it further at the University of Calgary where she received her Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Anthropology. During her studies Dr. Burke developed a keen interest in human genetics and spent time volunteering in the human genetics department at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. This cultivated a deep love of medicine for Dr. Burke.
Dr. Burke’s intentions were to specialize in medical genetics but experienced first hand the success of naturopathic care in the last year of her studies. This inspired her to pursue a career in Naturopathic Medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Burke loves to spend time with her husband and young son. She loves organizing play dates with other moms and dads, exploring Arizona camping and hiking, as well as traveling home to Canada to visit family.
Her goal as a Naturopathic Medical Doctor is to provide caring individualized care while treating the whole person with evidence based medicine .
Dr. Burke is passionate about:
- Thyroid disease
- Women’s Medicine including Hormone Balance
- Adrenal dysfunction
- Heavy Metal Toxicity
- Digestive disorders
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (NMD)
University of Calgary (Bachelors of Science, Biology)