Dr. Matea is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor specializing in nutrition and holistic medicine. Trained in both Western medicine and natural therapies, she provides concierge primary care services, with a bicoastal practice in the Los Angeles and Manhattan, New York area. She is sought after by professional athletes, A-list celebrities, and executives in the entertainment industry for her innovate treatments. Her programs include IV vitamin therapy, vitamin injections, nutritional supplements, custom herbal medicines, aromatherapy, individualized diets and meal plans, bodywork and mind-body therapies. She also offers executive health evaluations with the latest advances in functional medicine tests.
Dr Matea has treated athletes from the NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, WBA, olympic athletes, navy seals, and athletes preparing for marathons, triathlons and ironman competitions. Actors preparing for demanding film roles have also hired her to assist with their nutrition and fitness plans. She has also supported many musicians and artists on world-tours, to help them maintain their voice and energy levels.
Dr. Matea has extensive experience in holistic medicine spanning over three decades. She has worked with many thought-leaders in holistic medicine. Growing up with Doris Rapp, M.D., New York Times best-selling author and pioneer in the field of environmental medicine, as a personal mentor gave her a strong foundation in holistic medicine. Dr. Matea served as Director of the Allergy Program for Dr. Joseph Mercola at the Optimal Wellness Center in Schaumburg, IL. Most recently, Dr. Matea worked as the medical director for Robert Young, PhD, author of The pH Miracle, leading personal and group healing retreats.
Dr. Matea received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and her bachelor’s of science in biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has a diverse background and utilizes a wide variety of healing modalities from both Eastern and Western traditions.
In addition to her background in science and medicine, Dr. Matea has studied spiritual and emotional healing as an adjunct to Western medicine. She is a gifted intuitive, healer, vocalist and musician. Dr. Matea combines all of these tools in her healing sessions and is often able to achieve results for conditions that have not responded to conventional therapies. An avid meditator, she leads sound healing meditations and retreats. She has created several sound healing CD’s for relaxation and improving sleep.
Dr. Matea also formulates nutritional, herbal and aromatherapy products. She has a line of products and also custom formulates for each patient.
Combining both science and spirituality, Dr. Matea aims to improve, enhance and maintain your health by delivering the highest level of personalized patient care. She is a proud member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the California Naturopathic Doctors Association.
Volunteer and charity: Dr. Matea supports disaster relief with www.embracingtheworld.com