Dr. Alexandra Carswell Engle (Dr. ACE) is a Board Certified, Licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor who specializes in personalized natural medicine, including joint, gastrointestinal and hormonal health as well as regenerative and athletic performance medicine. She completed her medical education at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona where her clinical training encompassed a wide range of medical conditions. She has also completed extensive training in Regenerative Injection therapies.
Her experiences of pain and dysfunction at an early age following an auto accident, left her determined to build a strong and healthy body. She continues, to this day, with a rigorous strength and conditioning program. Her experiences with limitations, athletic injuries and digestive issues have sparked her passion for treating other athletes. Dr. ACE is well aware of how acute and chronic pain can affect performance and recovery, and the importance of a balanced lifestyle. Her goal with all of her patients is to help them become an active participant in their health care decisions and treatments. This includes finding the root cause of dysfunction to alleviate symptoms, truly heal the body and increase performance.
Dr. ACE is passionate about movement, health and community. She is a lifelong athlete with a diverse sports background including competitive basketball, swimming and triathlon at the collegiate level and CrossFit. She loves getting outdoors and enjoying our beautiful California weather and the healthy opportunities our community offers.
Dr. ACE is currently on staff at Bastyr University in San Diego, where she instructs students in Clinical Laboratory Skills and Physical Medicine. She is a member of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine.