Dohn R. Kruschwitz, MD, ND

Associate Professor
  • Focus: Minor Surgery
  • Education:
    • University of Iowa College of Medicine, MD, 1966
    • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, ND, 1997

As a medical doctor and naturopathic physician, Dr. Dohn Kruschwitz brings a wealth of knowledge and numerous years of clinical experience to NUNM. His areas of expertise include:

  • Minor surgery
  • Herbal medicine
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • Urology
  • Men’s health
  • General medicine
  • Hypertension

Since 1998, Dr. Kruschwitz has been a full-time associate professor of academic and clinical medicine at NUNM. He has served on the NUNM residency advisory committee since 1997 and helped NUNM develop the first certified naturopathic residency training program in the country. He teaches courses in minor surgery and clinical medicine, and supervises student interns on teaching clinic rotations.

Dr. Kruschwitz received his medical doctorate degree from University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1966, and subsequently pursued a family practice residency in Des Moines, Iowa. After practicing for two years in a mission hospital in Puerto Rico, he spent over 25 years practicing family and emergency medicine in the Midwest. It was during this time that he became interested in alternative medicine. Dr. Kruschwitz began pursuing a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at NCNM (now NUNM) in 1995. Following his completion of the ND program in 1997, he fulfilled a one-year residency in naturopathic medicine.


  • CLE709 Clinic Secondary Rotation
  • CLE811 Clinic Primary Rotation
  • CLS514/524/534 Clinical Case Presentations I, II, III
  • PHM621/631 Minor Surgery with Lab I, II