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Dr. Cara Slater

Dr. Cara Slater (formerly Dr Cara James) joined Naturopathic Physicians Group in 2017 after doing an extensive internship with Dr. Kyle Cronin. She graduated with honors from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. During her clinical education, Dr. Slater trained in acupuncture, botanical medicine, IV nutrient therapies, bioidentical hormone replacement and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) skin rejuvenation.

Dr. Slater has a special interest in naturopathic women’s healthcare. She enjoys helping women with hormone imbalances, acne, fatigue, PMS and menopausal symptoms. She offers patients anti-aging, digestive health, natural beauty, preconception care, and all other whole health treatments. She is fluent in Spanish.

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in Spanish and International Affairs, she assisted at a women’s health clinic in Denver, Colorado and worked in healthcare until beginning naturopathic medical school. She is a certified nursing assistant (CNA).

Dr. Slater worked as a medical volunteer with refugees in Thailand. She also worked at an HIV/AIDS treatment center in Costa Rica and on numerous trips to Mexico with Naturopaths Without Borders. She grew up in Flagstaff, AZ. Both her parents are naturopathic physicians.

“I believe in treating the whole person while educating and empowering patients to be advocates for their own health. Helping patients to look and feel their best, transitioning gracefully at each stage of life.”
–Dr. Cara Slater

“Dr. Slater is an extraordinarily well-informed physician who radiates positivity and encouragement. She truly listened to my concerns, helped me identify what blocked my health goals, and created a plan for me to succeed. Now I have more energy, and my mood has significantly improved. I couldn’t be more grateful.” 
–Pat M.

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