Dr. Michelle Pettitt
Dr. Pettitt was born and raised in Globe-Miami, AZ. Her medical journey began in 1995 as an Emergency Medical Technician. She then further pursued her degree in Respiratory Therapy, followed by her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Grand Canyon University.
She is a doctoral graduate from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM, partner of University of Arizona's Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health).
She has provided allied healthcare at Banner Medical Centers and Phoenix Children’s Hospital since 2002.
Dr. Pettitt is currently pursuing certification through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) and anticipates completion by 2020. Learn more about functional medicine by clicking below.
“…This therapeutic partnership between the patient and I is really what creates their success. I spend a great amount of time educating my patients because I find that the more they know, the more likely they are to commit to lifestyle changes."
Dr. Michelle Pettitt is a Family Practice Physician in Globe-Miami. She is a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor with advanced training in Regenerative and Functional Medicine and is certified by the Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board.
Dr. Pettitt addresses the underlying cause of disease and provides a whole-person approach to healing using both, natural and conventional medicine. This integrative approach provides better patient outcomes than the conventional model alone by shifting the traditional disease-centered focus to a patient-centered focus.
Dr. Pettitt has rotated at the following sites:
Desert Oasis Wellness Center
National Laser Institute
East Valley Dermatology
Arizona State University
Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center
SCNM Pain Relief Center
Changing Lives Center
SCNM Minor Surgery Center
SCNM Environmental Health Services
World Addiction and Health Institute
Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS
SCNM IV Department
Keystone Natural Family Medicine
SCNM Pediatric Services
SCNM Acupuncture Services
SCNM Oncology Center
Hamilton Elementary School
East Valley Naturopathic Doctors
Medical Director, Aesthetic Medicine and Laser Technology
Dermatology, minor surgery and aesthetics
Biodesign Institute; Research
In-Patient drug and alcohol rehabilitation center
Minor surgery, dermatology and aesthetics
Environmental Services, detox, chelation, general medicine
Outpatient drug & alcohol detox & rehab services
Neurology and general medicine
Drug & alcohol detox & rehab services, general medicine
Intravenous therapy and laboratory draws
Pediatric General Medicine
Oriental medicine and acupuncture
Chiropractic care, "Electrons Plus"
Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, Acupuncture
General medicine, pediatrics and adults
Sports medicine, regenerative injections
Dr. Pettitt has completed the following research projects:
Researcher: 2012 - 2014
Dr. Jeff Langland, PhD, and Dr. Robert Waters, PhD. (Principal Investigators) Botanical Treatments on HPV and warts.
Arizona State University Biodesign Institute &
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ