“My goal as a physician is to assist and offer guidance for each patient on their path back to health. Each patient is an individual with their own specific conditions, concerns, and abilities. I focus on supporting each patient's physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual health; working together to create the environment where the body becomes capable of healing itself. Using my medical knowledge along with my naturopathic principles and modalities, I work to diagnose, treat, and provide support and encouragement for each patient that walks through my door.” - Dr. Sandy
Sandy Colvard, ND, FABNO is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. Prior to joining Casey Health, Dr. Colvard worked at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in both Philadelphia and Atlanta, supporting patients undergoing treatment for all types and stages of cancer. Previous to her work in oncology, Dr. Colvard had private practices in Vermont and Arizona as a Primary Care Doctor/General Practitioner. She has special interest in anxiety/depression/grief, GI disorders, women’s health/menopause, and thyroid/adrenal/fatigue issues. Dr. Colvard has always been interested in healthcare and is particularly intrigued by the brain and how emotional states affect our physical health.
Dr. Colvard received her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience (Cum Laude) from Smith College in Northampton, MA. Dr. Colvard received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. Dr. Colvard has also been faculty at Southwest College, instructing in the clinical sciences. She has supervised Residents in both oncology and family practice.
Dr. Colvard is very excited to be back in the Washington, DC area! She grew up in suburban Maryland and spent many years in Northern Virginia as well. A competitive athlete for many years, she played both softball and volleyball. She has performed as a singer, dancer, and actor. Some of her favorite accomplishments include having her own band in the DC area and acting in several theatrical productions. In her free time, she loves going to the theatre, playing with her Shetland Sheepdogs, ballroom dancing, fine dining, and singing karaoke!
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