Dennis Godby, ND, MA
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Dr. Dennis Godby, ND, MA
is such a compassionate, caring, inspiring man - he
really listens and takes the time and energy to truly bond with each patient.
Kay Coates, State of Washington
At the ripe age of 48, Dr. Dennis Godby, ND, one of California's first licensed, primary care Naturopathic Doctors, and the only Naturopathic Doctor Credentialed by Sutter Integrative Health, founded Sacramento Naturopathic Medical Center
, to bring progressive natural medicine to Dr. Godby's
hometown of Sacramento.
vision, from the founding of the medical center in 2005, was to inspire hope, practice compassion, and improve the quality of life, and health, joy, and wellbeing of Sacramento area residents, one patient at a time.
From an early age, Dr. Godby
has been scandalized by the significant loss of human potential, whether from hunger, or war or social injustice or diabetes and premature aging.
After 8 years of medical practice, Dr. Godby
, is more inspired than ever to help each and every patient to reach his
For the last 35 years, Dennis Godby
, doctor, teacher, activist, and community organizer has literally been "walking the talk" - twice running 3,000 miles across the USA for a healthier nation and a more just world!
was awarded the 2012 Naturopathic Doctor of the Year, by the California Naturopathic Doctors Association!
As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Godby has witnessed the power of a preventative lifestyle and naturopathic medicine to transform the health and lives of thousands of patients over the last 8 years.
To nationally share this extremely good news - how to prevent the preventable - he founded The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward, and ran 3,200 miles across the USA, with his two sons and nephew, at a 30 mile per day clip, to promote a healthier America and to increase the visibility of naturopathic medicine (see www.TheRun.org).
Dr. Godby points to his
mother as an early inspiration because of her
"My mom was a Registered Nurse (RN) at Mercy General for 34 years.
During my formative years, I had many opportunities to hear her
many amazing hospital stories; I was also fortunate to hear the multitude of stories about her
compassionate care and concern for the "whole" patient, and their extended families."
goal as a naturopathic doctor and teacher is to assist patients in living to their fullest health potential, physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually.
4 year naturopathic medical degree from National College of Natural Medicine
in Portland, in 2004.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Godby received his B.S. in exercise physiology and nutrition in 1979, and M.A. in Theological Studies at Maryknoll School of Theology in 1990, and taught social justice and morality in 2 Catholic high schools over 7 years in the 1990s.
You can find more information about Dr. Godby
practice at: www.SacND.com; www.BioidenticalDoctorSacramento.com; 916-446-2591, DrGodby@SacND.com