Dr. Tara Burke
Dr. Tara Burke is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor earning her degree at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona. While attending SCNM, Dr. Burke gravitated to endocrinology and women’s health, focusing much of her studies on these topics.
Growing up in rural Canada Dr. Burke fostered a love for science in her own backyard before prusuing 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 Children’s Hospital. This fostered a deep love of medicine for Dr. Burke.
Dr. Burke 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 treat the whole person with evidence based medicine in order to provide optimal and individualized patient care.
Dr. Burke is passionate about:
- Thyroid disease
- Women’s Medicine including Hormone Balance
- Heavy Metal Toxicity
- Digestive disorders
- Adrenal dysfunction