Dr. Dickson Thom, DDS, ND is one of the co-founders and medical directors of the American Center of Biological Medicine, has over forty years of experience as a clinician and over twenty years as a medical professor. He lectures extensively throughout North America and is the author of Coping with Food Intolerances and Unda Numbers: An Energetic Journey to Homeostasis and Wellness. Dr. Thom has been teaching doctors, students, and the lay public on proven medical principles and business skills for over thirty-five years. His first post-doctoral degree was obtained from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in 1974. He then received his degree in naturopathic medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1986. In 1989 he completed a second degree from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Thom was the Dean of Naturopathic Medicine at NUNM and a full-time professor teaching clinical and physical diagnosis, gastroenterology, x-ray practicum, neurology, and business entrepreneurship for twenty-three years.
In 2009 Dr. Thom received the prestigious Vis Award from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for his commitment to the Vis or “Healing Power of Nature.” In addition to being a full-time professor, he held a private practice in Portland, Oregon for twenty-three years with a primary focus on the management of chronic disease, including autoimmune disease, neurological conditions, gastrointestinal problems, and endocrine disorders. For the last five years he has focused on building a state of the art clinic for biological medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona. The American Center for Biological Medicine now provides exceptional care to all patients from young babies to the elderly.