Getting to Know Dr. Fong
Dr. Fong grew up in the Bay Area. At UC Berkeley, she majored in Molecular Cell Biology and minored in dance. Immediately after graduation, Dr. Fong danced in the Broadway North American tour of Bombay Dreams and played Eliza in the King and I before attending medical school. Dr. Fong has a 9-year-old daughter and on her free time, she enjoys going to dance class, singing with her daughter, reading, biking, and spending time in nature with her family.
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Dr. Diane Angela Fong, ND
Medical Director & Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Diane Angela Fong is the Medical Director of NaturalStart Medicine and a naturopathic doctor specializing in Naturopathic Toxicology, Endocrinology, Fertility, Dermatology, Gastrointestinal Health, & Complex Cases.
Dr. Fong attended naturopathic medical school at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. She has completed specialized training in pediatrics, mental health, homeopathy, Nutritional Response Testing, Morphogenic Field Testing, functional medicine, Nutritional Intravenous and Intramuscular Injection Therapy, and has studied with world-renowned doctors, such as Eat Right for Your Type doctor, Dr. Peter D'Adamo, and homeopath and naturopathic doctor, Dr. Andre Saine (after being awarded a scholarship to the Canadian Academy of Homeopathy).
Dr. Fong believes that a healthy start in life leads to a healthy future, and that chronic disease, especially in childhood, can lead to more serious problems down the line. Because of this, Dr. Fong's practice mainly focuses on treating children and adults suffering from chronic disease, and educating families about preventive care. Her special interests are chronic pediatric and adult conditions, chronic skin disease, gastrointestinal complaints, infertility, anxiety, depression, endocrine-related issues, and complex cases.
Before becoming a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Fong worked as a researcher in labs at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Fong is the founder of MommyShape LLC and the creator of the prenatal wellness program, MommyShape Prenatal Complete. While she was in medical school, Dr. Fong assisted women through labor as a birth doula to gain more experience with pregnant women. Dr. Fong believes that these experiences have accentuated her role as naturopathic doctor and hopes that her diverse background will allow her treat people of all ages and backgrounds. Read more about Dr. Fong's story.
Dr. Fong is a member of the Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the California Naturopathic Doctor Association, the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Dr. Fong focuses on supporting patients through both medicine and education. Dr. Fong's free lecture series, called Doctor As Teacher, promotes health education for her patients and in the local community. NaturalStart Medicine is also a clinical rotation site for Stanford Medical School, and Dr. Fong enjoys sharing her clinical knowledge and experience with Stanford medical school students.