Welcome to the Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Welcome to the online home of the Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians (INANP).

The INANP website was created as an extension of our dedication to providing a valuable resource for the Indiana community and beyond, offering useful and up to date information about the field of naturopathic medicine and the dedicated naturopathic doctors currently working in the state of Indiana.

The naturopathic medical model emphasizes prevention, the use of natural medicines, patient education and patient partnership. The INANP is a group of naturopathic doctors that collectively provide a wide array of complementary and alternative medical services to the members of our communities. Our members are graduates of US Department of Education accredited 4 year graduate level naturopathic medical schools. While Indiana does not license naturopathic doctors at this time, all of our professional members maintain a license as a naturopathic doctor from another US state or Canadian province.

The INANP is a not for profit organization and is affiliated with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).

From the Blog

Is there a difference between the terms naturopath and naturopathic doctor/physician?

Yes, legally there is a difference. The term physician is legally regulated – without a license to practice medicine, one cannot call themselves a physician. In the state of Oregon, I am able to call myself a physician because I have a license to practice medicine there. In Indiana, naturopathic medicine is not yet licensed (the INANP is working on it!), so I call myself a naturopathic doctor (ND). Because of this lack of legal regulation, anyone can call themselves a naturopath. Continue reading... read more

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Naturopathic Medicine FAQs: A Service for Consumers

A great article to answer these commonly asked questions: How are naturopathic doctors educated, trained, and licensed? What are the Differences between how MDs and DOs and naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained? What are prerequisites for admission into an accredited naturopathic medical school? What are the accredited naturopathic medical schools? What about licensure and certification? What is Naturopathic Medicine? Under what circumstances should I choose to see a naturopathic doctor? What is the difference between a licensed naturopathic doctor and an unlicensed naturopath?  How should I choose a naturopathic doctor? How does naturopathic medicine lower health care costs? How do naturopathic doctors help people manage chronic pain without highly addictive opioids? To read the full article click... read more

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Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians exists to educate our communities on health and wellness and the importance of Naturopathic Medicine. To support the mission of the Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians, consider becoming a member of the association or giving a donation.
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