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Nizhoni Functional Medicine

Integrative Medicine, Acupuncture & Functional Medicine located in Scottsdale, AZ

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About Nizhoni Functional Medicine

Nizhoni Functional Medicine is a wellness practice prioritizing integrative medicine to improve the lives of patients in Scottsdale, Arizona. The skilled team strives to give every patient the individualized naturopathic care they need to feel their best. The practice has a strong commitment to community service, supporting free clinics and local government programs, with a focus on medical missions for indigenous communities.

Patients at Nizhoni Functional Medicine often visit for acute and chronic illnesses. The team provides advanced lab testing to detect hormone imbalances, allergies, infections, and an array of other useful information that helps improve their care. Many lab tests offer immediate results, while others require in-depth evaluation at a separate lab. 

The team at Nizhoni Functional Medicine specializes in many physical treatments, including physical therapy, cold laser therapy, acupuncture, ozone therapy, IV therapy, massage, infrared sauna, and polychromatic light therapy. They often supplement these treatments with conventional forms of medicine to take a more integrative approach. 

The Nizhoni Functional Medicine team has substantial experience managing and treating many illnesses and injuries in patients of all ages. They follow a unique protocol for treating Lyme disease and the infections that often co-occur with it. They also treat acute COVID-19 and long COVID-19 symptoms. 

Call Nizhoni Functional Medicine to schedule an appointment or request one online today. 

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Our Mission

Our Mission Nizhoni’s mission is to foster root cause healing, optimal wellness, and the freedom to live a longer life by providing a superior patient care experience. Our clinic utilizes an impartial approach integrating traditional modalities, naturopathic medicine, new research, and cutting-edge therapies to help you feel your best. We provide the highest quality of care with evidence-based treatment plans and are committed to improving the lives of patients suffering from any illness.
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Come see us for any acute, general, or chronic complaint! Our providers also specialize in:

– Acute and Long Covid-19 
– Chronic, complex infectious diseases including Lyme Disease and associated tick
- Borne infections
– Mold illness and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)
– Gastrointestinal disorders including IBS, IBD, SIBO, Candida Overgrowth
– Weight loss
– Hormonal disorders
– Heavy metal chelation therapy
– Health optimization, general wellness, and anti-aging
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We provide care in-person, via telemedicine, or we can come to you!

Patients Reviews

Dr. Sharaf always gives me top notch care. She is patient, listens, and alters my course of treatment as needed. I am very thankful that I started coming to Dr. Sharaf because I am finally after 5 years of suffering am getting some relief from my back pain.

Sara T. | Jun 28, 2022
Very informative and great experience!

Tj M. | Jun 24, 2022
Very cordial, informative and to the point! Never had this exceptional experience prior to coming to Nizhoni‼️

David K. | Jun 23, 2022
I'm very grateful for Dr. Despres and his kindness and openness and working with me to determine next steps in my treatment. The only thing I would recommend for ALL doctors is to connect with the patient with eye contact and "How have you been feeling" before putting their attention on the computer screen. It's so easy to go into the office, pull up the last treatment plan and get absorbed in THAT rather than the patient. Thank you to Dr. Despres, and to Dr. Mitchell for all of your wonderful help and knowledge and truly wanting me to get better.

Laura C. | Jun 23, 2022