Optimal Health Center
Shannon Sinsheimer, N.D.
"The Desert's Natural Medicine Expert "
Dr. Shannon Sinsheimer is a state licensed Naturopathic Doctor with
a private practice in Palm Desert, California and one of California's
leading experts in naturopathic medicine. Dr. Sinsheimer
earned her doctorate from National College of Naturopathic
Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. In addition to her degree in
naturopathic medicine, she was awarded the Certificate of Advanced
Course Study in Homeopathy and Honors in Research. Her
treatment plans focus on creating a path towards optimal wellness
for each patient individually. Dr. Sinsheimer treats a wide range of
conditions primarily using lifestyle counseling, diet modification,
nutritional supplementation, homeopathy, and botanicals. She treats
patients of all age ranges, including children.
In conjunction with her education at NCNM, she spent three months
in rigorous course and clinical homeopathy training with renowned
physicians at Homeopathic Medical College, Mumbai, India. She has
received additional advanced course and clinical mentorship from
Will Taylor, M.D., international homeopathy lecturer. While under
the direction of Lynne Shinto, N.D. at Oregon Health and Science
University’s ORCCA Mind Research Center, she assisted in clinical
trials of the efficacy of naturopathic treatment protocol for patients
diagnosed with neurological conditions. At Center for Natural
Medicine she completed a one-year internship specializing in
cardio-pulmonary wellness and endocrine disorders.
Dr. Sinsheimer recently conceptualized and initiated the first ever
television series of its type on naturopathic medicine. The 7 part
series premiered on PBS in Southern California this spring. The
series will air nationwide over the course of the next 2 years. Dr.
Sinsheimer served as production coordinator, as well as interviewee.
In the series she presented information on chronic illness with the
help of one of her exceptional patients.