Dr. Anavim practices at the Pasadena office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr. Elliot Anavim is a licensed Naturopathic Physician who focuses on providing comprehensive, patient-specific healthcare by understanding each patient’s unique circumstances and getting to the root cause of illness. Dr. Anavim believes in empowering the patient to take an active role in the journey of reaching their optimal health goals. Dr. Anavim and patients, together, will decide on the preferred course of action using a multitude of tools including, functional nutrition, IV therapy and herbal medicine.
Dr. Anavim received his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Bastyr University in San Diego, California. Prior to Bastyr University, Dr. Anavim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Law, with a focus in healthcare law from California State University Northridge. He has trained under the tutelage of esteemed functional medicine practitioner Dr. Lisa Portera-Perry, as well as craniofacial specialist Dr. Jeffery Mersky. Dr. Anavim is currently working on getting his first piece of literature, Fibromyalgia: a Naturopathic Case Review, published.
Dr. Anavim focuses on treating acute and chronic illnesses, including allergies, viral and bacterial infections, metabolic dysregulation including diabetes, and mood disorders such as anxiety and depression; he has a true passion for treating the gut. In addition to treating various disease states, he also has experience in aesthetic medicine, using PRP and growth factors to help optimize facial skin tone and facilitate hair growth.
Dr. Anavim enjoys spending time with family, friends and his five year old labrador, Duke. He maintains an active and balanced lifestyle by partaking in his bikram yoga practice, as well as playing basketball weekly. He is a member of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association and American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.