Assisting People in Achieving Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, and Energetic Balance.
Meet Dr. Donna Nikander, DNP
Dr. Donna Nikander is a Family Nurse Practitioner and has practiced in the evolving field of Integrative Medicine for over 30 years.She is nationally board certified as a primary care provider. She received her Masters Degree in nursing with honors in Family Medicine from the University of San Diego. She received her doctorate with honors from California State University with a specialty in Health Leadership, Research and Education.
Dr. Nikander was inducted into the International Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing and is currently publishing a research article on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Mindfulness in Children and Adolescents. Dr. Nikander continues to stay current in the field of Integrative Medicine and is completing a post-doctoral Fellowship in Metabolic Nutritional Medicine at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
The essence of Dr. Nikander's life work is rooted in the connection between energy, spirituality and science. This connection goes well beyond the physical aspects of who we are through the influence of energy that is non-physical. In her practice, Dr. Nikander integrates both the mental and physical health of her patients across their life spans in order to provide comprehensive healthcare. Dr. Nikander emphasizes personalized preventive and anti-aging medicine related to women’s, men’s and children's health. She strongly adheres to a mind-body-spirit approach in caring for her patients as unique individuals, utilizing evidence-based practice management. This practice approach includes individualized definitive testing through the clinical application of bio-chemistry-nutrition, physiology, genomics and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics. Dr. Nikander also provides a customized health management program, which often includes adjunct applied clinical nutrition and comprehensive hormone regulation as well as Energy Healing, Trans-personal Counseling, BrainSpotting, Mindfulness and Zen Meditation.