Dr. Liz Orchard, ND
Founder of Be Well Natural Medicine
Dr. Liz Orchard is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) and founder of Be Well Natural Medicine. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in pre-medical studies from the University of St. Thomas (2001), Dr. Orchard earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (2008), with honors, from the oldest fully accredited Naturopathic medical school, National College of Natural Medicine, in Portland, Oregon. During the five years of Naturopathic medical training, she completed extensive hands-on clinical training with experts in the field of natural medicine, with an emphasis on women’s health and endocrine disorders. She has also studied various forms of mind-body medicine, including homeopathy, meditation, energy healing, and Qi Gong.
Dr. Orchard was the resident ND at an integrative medicine clinic in New York City from 2008 to 2009, where her focus was preventive medicine, digestive disorders, and integrative cancer care.
In September 2009, she returned to her Minnesota roots to start her private practice which soon blossomed into Be Well Natural Medicine. In addition to helping her patients, Dr. Orchard enjoys mentoring other naturopathic doctors, teaching Qoya, dance, strength training, music, travel, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends – especially her husband and their 2 children.
Professional Affiliations and Education
Board Certified by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)
Registered Naturopathic Doctor by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Member of the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Past Board Member of the Minnesota Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Alumni of the Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine program at National College of Natural Medicine (now known as National University of Natural Medicine)
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Promotion/Science from the University of St. Thomas