Dr. Shacy Rivera devotes her professional career to bridging the gap for individuals to meet their healthcare needs and reach their health goals. Prior to earning her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from National University of Natural Medicine, she completed her pre-medical training at USC and earned her Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from Drexel University with a focus in Community Health and Prevention. As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Rivera brings her past expertise at the population level to the individual level to provide compassionate, quality, patient-centered naturopathic care, treating each patient as a whole for optimal health and quality of life.
Before joining the Spark Health team, Dr. Rivera practiced in San Jose, CA, integrating Ayurveda with naturopathic medicine through the use of herbal medicine, diet, and lifestyle interventions. She treats individuals with a wide range of health conditions related to high stress, digestive health concerns, and chronic disease prevention and treatment.
As a Southern California native, Dr. Rivera enjoys being back to where her life began, spending quality time with her family and friends and being near the beach. She appreciates the simple pleasures in life yet is always up for the next adventure! Dr. Rivera is a member of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).