Meet the Doctor

Gina Tizio, NMD

Dr. Gina Tizio is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and the Chief Medical Officer of Affordable Family Clinic.  She obtained a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry with Minors in Business and Psychology from Arizona State University in 2001.  Before entering medical school, she was employed by the Arthritis Research Team to study the effects of stress on chronic disease.  She was also a committee chair for the Migrant Health and Education Program, elected officer of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, elected officer of Fostering and Achieving Cultural Equity and Sensitivity in the Health Professions, and a respite volunteer for Hospice of Arizona.

Upon graduating from Arizona State University, she was offered a job with the Arthritis Research Team at ASU.  She was a research clinician who accessed participant for arthritis with a clinical intake and a physical exam.  She also worked at VA doing blood draws on patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Dr. Tizio attended five years of medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.   The Naturopathic medical program is comprised of basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, histology, pathology, immunology and embryology) and clinical sciences (obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, urology, endocrinology, pharmacology, psychiatry, counseling, cardiology, otorhinolaryngology, dermatology, neurology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, minor surgery, sports medicine, clinical and physical diagnosis and radiology).  Naturopathic disciplines she studied include homeopathy, botanical medicine (herbs), hydrotherapy, nutrition, manipulation (like chiropractors), Naturopathic philosophy, and acupuncture.  Most importantly, she was overseen by experienced Naturopathic Physicians during more than 1000 clinical hours of training. After passing licensing exams, she was granted a license to practice medicine by the Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board.  She is proud to be a naturopathic physican.  In the state of Arizona, she is considered a primary care physician (PCP), and can use the title Naturopatic Doctor, Naturopathic Medical Doctor, or Naturopathic Physician.

license to practice medicine
license to practice medicine

While attending medical school, she devoted her time to understanding application of Lindlar’s Therapeutic Order using conventional and naturopathic modalities including pharmaceutical drugs, nutraceuticals, minor surgery, nutrition, nutrient IV therapy, homeopathyacupuncture, hydrotherapy, biolingustic kinesiologymind-body medicine, counseling, low amplitude high velocity manipulation (like a chiropractor), physical therapy (exercise, cold laser, medical ultra sound, electrical stimulation), Eastern and Western Botanical Herbs.  Her clinical studies at Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center were focused on family medicine (including pediatrics and women’s medicine) and mental health.  She has also treated survivors of abuse at the Sojourner Center and those recovering from drug and alcohol abuse at Pathways and Riversource.  She graduated with a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2009.  After working in a refugee clinic, she realized how many people did not have health insurance and how expensive it was to see a doctor.   


Dr. Tizio plans on changing the affordability of health care in Arizona.  If you do not have insurance, and you live anywhere in Arizona, you can get Affordable Health Care without paying premiums or co-pays.  Just call us at +1 (4 80) 357-6275 or click here if you are ready to get started!

Dr. Tizio is licensed to practice medicine in Arizona.  She is closely located to the following cities:  East Globe Arizona, Miami Arizona, El Mirage Arizona, Apache Junction Arizona, Florence Arizona, New River Arizona, Sun City Arizona, Sun City West Arizona, Avondale Arizona, Sun Lakes Arizona, Fountain Hills Arizona, Surprise Arizona, Paradise Valley Arizona, Gilbert Arizona, Glendale Arizona, Globe Arizona, Tempe Arizona, Gold Canyon Arizona, Buckeye Arizona, Goodyear Arizona, Peoria Arizona, Tolleson Arizona, Phoenix Arizona, Tonopah Arizona, Guadalupe Arizona, Carefree Arizona, Casa Grande Arizona, Cave Creek Arizona, Upper Santan Village Arizona, Queen Creek Arizona, Chandler Arizona, Wickenburg Arizona, Litchfield Park Arizona, San Tan Valley Arizona, Lower Santan Village Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona, Maricopa Arizona, Youngtown Arizona, and Mesa Arizona.

natural medicine is also availab.e
natural medicine is also available

Affordable Family Clinic proudly offers integrative medicine at an affordable price.  Naturopathic services are available upon request. The doctor also offers consultations for $27 over the phone. for more details.