Dr. Kannankeril is a licensed, board certified Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine in Washington, DC. She is trained in both pharmaceutical medicine and natural medicine and uses an integrative medical approach with her patients. Her therapies include clinical nutrition, herbal medicine and nutritional supplements, as well as standard Western medical treatments and prescription medications.
Dr. Kannankeril received her bachelor's degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. While pre-med, she became interested in natural forms of healing and went on to study homeopathy and Ayurvedic medicine in southern India and then pursued a Master's degree in Natural Health.
She completed her naturopathic medical degree at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, the oldest accredited college of naturopathic medicine in the country. Dr. Kannankeril also received certification in homeopathy and completed internships in Cardiopulmonary Medicine and Women's Health.
Dr. Kannankeril was originally appointed by the former Mayor Anthony Williams as a member of the DC Board of Medicine's Advisory Committee on Naturopathic Medicine in 2006. She was reappointed to this position and made Chairperson of the Committee by Mayor Adrian Fenty in 2009 and regularly consults with the Board of Medicine. She is also a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and works within the community to bring natural medicine to the forefront.
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