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Old 05-30-2013, 01:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I live in the NW suburbs and am looking to find a new primary care dr.  I haven't had one since my teens. I do see my ob/gyn annually and all that but for anything else it's walkin/urgent care or I don't really have a dr.

 

I'm having some stomach issues (had them on and off since I was a child) and figured it's probably a good time to find that primary care person as this doesn't really fit "urgent care" description knowing it will possibly take multiple appointments to get back under control.  I am open to natural medicine and am considering a naturopath but have never gone that route and am not sure where to start and am leary to just google and make an appt with the first dr with a flashy website. ;)  Or I'm open to a traditional MD who actually considers there is more to healing than the latest drug the big pharm is pushing.

 

Anyone have any suggestions? 

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I've not been to this clinic, but have heard wonderful things about them from my chiropractor when I asked her for recommendations for natural-minded doctors in the area.

 

http://synergyfamilyphysicians.com/

 

They're in White Bear Lake, though, which might be a bit of a drive for you depending on how NW you are.

 

Good luck!

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Thanks. That is further than I ideally want to drive but I will check them out and keep them in mind if I don't find anyone closer. I actually live west of Maple Grove so White Bear would be a haul but I'd still rather get a referral vs just randomly picking someone.

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I randomly picked someone. I have an appointment Wednesday afternoon with this dr: http://championnh.com/meet-the-doctors/nate-champion-nd.html I'll let everyone know what I think.
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