About Sydney Sharaf, NMD

Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine & Integrative Oncology in Scottsdale, AZ

Sydney Sharaf, NMD

About Sydney Sharaf, NMD

Sydney Sharaf, NMD, is a naturopathic medical doctor at Nizhoni Functional Medicine, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. She has a passion for guiding patients on their journey towards health and nutrition, with an emphasis on prevention. 

During an internship with her local hospital, she ended up following an NMD during rounds and fell in love with the integrative approach that blended the healing power of nature and modern scientific medicine. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science, then continued on to complete her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, followed by a one-year general medicine residency. 

She is determined to implement an integrative treatment approach in order to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Sharaf believes in providing individualized care using various natural therapies, including nutrition, botanical medicine, acupuncture, and IV nutrient therapy. She also has a strong interest in integrative oncology and has formed partnerships with doctors around the valley to co-manage and care for oncology patients. Using state-of-the-art genetic and diagnostic blood testing, she provides the opportunity to detect cancer mutations, which allows for highly specific individualized treatment plans.

Dr. Sharaf specializes in treating long Covid-19 (aka Long-Hauler or Post Covid-19 Syndrome), GI disorders (including food sensitivity testing), autoimmune disorders, and rheumatology. She also provides services that include nutritional counseling, chronic pain and homeopathic injections, acupuncture, cupping, Chinese medicine, and customized weight-loss plans. 

In her free time, she enjoys exercising, hiking, kayaking, and loves to travel. She spends time each year visiting family in Jordan.