About Me: Dr. Iginio (Gino) Stoppa is a naturopathic physician who practices primary care medicine focused on chronic diseases (including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disorders) and pain management. Born and raised in Phoenix, Dr. Stoppa’s roots are deep in Arizona where he developed his passion for medicine. Prior to his doctorate, Dr. Stoppa worked as an exercise and movement specialist for physical therapists and in sports performance facilities. He graduated Summa Cum Lade from Northern Arizona University and pursued Osteopathic Medicine. After witnessing the limitations of conventional medicine, Dr. Stoppa traveled to Washington State where he received his Doctorate degree from Bastyr University in Naturopathic Medicine. He completed a year long residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health tending to patients and teaching students. Finishing his residency at Bastyr, Dr. Stoppa decided to continue his medical education and teachings with Sonoran University as he completes his 2nd year in residency. He constantly critiques the care he provides to ensure it is the best care for his patients and most educational for his students.
Top Emphases: Pain Management, Men’s Health, Chronic Conditions (Cardiovascular/Diabetes & Autoimmune)
Education: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University. Naturopathic Medicine Doctorate from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA
Professional Associations: Naturopathic Medicine Institute, American Physiology Society, Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians