Natural Wellness Center


Dr Stephen Benchouk - Dr. Stephen Benchouk was born in Geneva, Switzerland and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his pre-medical training at Hahnemann University and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He received his medical degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Tempe Arizona. Prior to his medical training he received his Bachelors in music performance.

Dr. Benchouk completed his clinical training at the Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center and the Natural Wellness Center in Sedona, along with internships in rheumatology, orthopedics, pain management, and inpatient addiction recovery. He is a member of Naturopaths Without Borders and volunteers at the free clinic in Rocky Point Mexico to treat those without access to proper healthcare.

He is trained in nutrition, homeopathy, naturopathic manipulation, environmental medicine, botanical medicine, hydrotherapy, IV chelation, mind body medicine, weight management, family medicine, hormone therapy, and hydrogen peroxide therapy. He has also received additional training in trigger point therapy, bio-puncture, and Swiss Neural Therapy. He treats both acute and chronic conditions, customizing each therapy to address the specific needs of the individual.

Dr. Benchouk believes in providing his patients with sustainable, patient centered healthcare. His primary focus is identifying the underlying cause of disease, and removing obstacles that impede the body’s natural ability to heal. Ultimately he believes that the role of a physician is to allow people to live a life free of pain and disability, be it physical or emotional, so they can reach their full potential.

Dr. Ryan Ferchoff

Dr. Ryan was born in Wisconsin, and grew up in the Milwaukee area. He graduated from Ripon College with a degree in biology and chemistry. He continued on to study Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona.

In Arizona Dr. Ferchoff did his clinical training at the Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center (The largest Naturopathic medical center in the country), Allergy Associates Clinic, The Alive Clinic (HIV/AIDS Project in Arizona) as well as other private practices in the Arizona area.  

Dr. Ferchoff has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine since 2002.   Dr. Ferchoff currently is practicing at the Natural Wellness Center in Honolulu, Hawaii,  Detox Hawaii (Detox Retreat Center) and Sedona Wellness Retreat in Arizona.

Dr. Ferchoff has received specialized training in oxygen and chelation therapy, weight management, prolotherapy as well as  nutrition, family medicine, homeopathy, spinal manipulation, counseling, lifestyle enhancement through exercise, diet and stress reduction, botanical medicine, sclerotherapy, and hormone replacement therapies.  He uses all of these therapies to treat a wide variety of both acute and chronic complaints. 

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