Meet Dr. Alan Christianson
Dr. Christianson was a member of the premier class of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) graduating in 1996. He has been actively practicing in Scottsdale ever since.
Dr. Christianson is the founding president of the SCNM alumni organization and continues to be an active board member. He is also the founding president and is currently the acting president of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Experience and History
A devastating comment made by a classmate in 7th grade gym class spurred him into action. He became determined to reset his health and his life. Over the next few weeks he devoured dozens of books on nutrition, fitness, and health and created his own recovery plan.
Dr. Christianson married his wife Kirin, after their mutual friend insisted the two needed to meet. It was love at first sight! They got engaged a month later, and married 8 months after that. They reside in Phoenix, Arizona and they have two children.
Specialties and Education
- Thyroid Care
- Adrenal Support
- Hormone Balancing
- Weight Loss
- Safe Detox Programs
Education & Accreditations
- Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
- Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine
- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association
- President of the Southwest College of Natural Medicine Alumni Association
- Trained in Chelation and Intravenous Micro-nutrient Therapy (IV-MT)
- Founding President of Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Meet Our Other Doctors
Dr. Roz Ranon
Dr. Roz Ranon, NMD is an Arizona board-certified Naturopathic Physician and received her doctorate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. In addition, Dr. Roz received further training and earned a certification in advanced metabolic endocrinology and fellowship in metabolic, nutritional and functional medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Raquel Espinol
Dr. Raquel Espinol NMD is an Arizona licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor who graduated with honors and received her doctorate degree in naturopathic medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). She enjoys working with men and women addressing thyroid conditions, hormone imbalances, weight loss and fertility.
Dr. Emily Keranen
Dr. Emily Keranen is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor who graduated with honors from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). Dr. Keranen creates individualized treatment plans for people struggling with hormonal imbalances, weight and dietary concerns, nutrient deficiencies, and difficult life transitions, as well as those seeking preventative care. By helping people to optimize diet and lifestyle in addition to managing their medical concerns, Dr. Keranen helps people fully enjoy life.