Dr. James Prego


Dr. Prego is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. He received his degree from Bastyr University, in Kenmore Washington. Bastyr University a fully accredited 4-year Naturopathic medical school and a leading institute in research of natural therapies. As an ND, Dr. Prego is trained as an expert in natural medicine and NDs are the only primary care physicians clinically trained in the use of a wide variety of natural therapeutics. Patients consult with Dr. Prego for preventive medicine as well as for assistance with almost all acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Prego attempts to find the underlying cause of the patient’s condition and promote wellness in body, mind, and spirit rather than focus solely on symptomatic treatment.

Currently, Dr. Prego is seeing patients at Long Island Naturopathic in Islip NY. He also volunteers at the free holistic clinic in Bay Shore NY. Dr. Prego is a board member of the New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and a professional member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Prego has given talks, been interviewed on radio and television, and written articles on aspects of health such as detoxification, children’s health, eating healthy, and many other topics.

“I have a passion for naturopathic medicine because it combines the best of the science and art of medicine. I have been trained in the same basic sciences and diagnostic techniques as other medical doctors. I have learned how to heal using plants, diet, lifestyle, nutrition, vitamins, counseling, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, and physical medicine. I work with the philosophy of the healing power of nature. In other words, the body inherently attempts to be healthy. I am here to guide you on that journey to greater health by supporting the body in its healing process, in whatever way is needed. I also treat the whole of the individual. You are greater than the sum of your parts, and the whole (body mind and spirit) needs to be looked at to achieve optimum health.”

Long Island Naturopathic
560 Main St, Suite 4
Islip NY 11751

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