About Dr. Bronner

Dr. Bronner Handwerger ND is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor. He is licensed by the state of California as a primary care doctor, and is an expert in the field of Preventive and Integrative Medicine. His patients affectionately call him "DocBron"

DocBron treats many professional NFL and Olympic athletes using state of the art regenerative therapies. He has been using regenerative modalities like platelet rich plasma and prolotherapy for years successfully to treat and help heal patients injuries both acute and chronic.

DocBron is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he earned his 4-year medical doctorate degree and went on to teach endocrinology and clinical diagnosis.  

DocBron is a member of the American Association of Anti-Aging Medicine, American College for Advancement in Medicine and a faculty member and lecturer at The Institute For Human Individuality at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He served as the Chief Medical Officer for the prestigious Blood Type Clinic. DocBron was a panel member for the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

DocBron received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and proceeded to further his graduate studies in Ethnobotany. He lived in Costa Rica studying and documenting the uses of medicinal plants by native peoples in the treatment of disease, during which time, he organized and developed sustainable rainforest projects and assisted local health departments with rural health programs. He is fluent in Spanish.

DocBron provides complete primary family health care including management of headaches, allergies, high cholesterol, diabetes, chronic fatigue, stress related ailments, pediatric health, arthritis and joint pain, autoimmune disease, colds and flu, digestive disturbance, hypertension, supportive cancer treatments and various women's health issues such as PMS, menopause, osteoporosis, irregular periods and infertility.

DocBron is an expert in the use of natural, non-toxic nutraceuticals for many common conditions. He has a great deal of experience with interactions between pharmaceutical drugs, nutrients and herbs, and can help to make sure that the program that you may be on is safe and right for you. Using a wide range of natural preparations he also provides individualized custom formulations tailored to your needs.

DocBron also utilizes state of the art genetic and functional medicine testing that reveals risk factors long before they ever become apparent. This way, many people can modify lifestyle and nutrient intake to make beneficial and lasting changes, and avoid ever becoming sick. His unique approach to understanding the underlying cause of his patients problems sheds new light for many and helps them to find solutions.

DocBron is a patient advocate in the journey toward optimal health. He believes in “first doing no harm,” “the healing power of nature," and “less is more.” DocBronbelieves in educating his patients so they can make informed decisions regarding their health care.

As a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor, DocBron provides you with high-quality health care. By building a solid long-term relationship, you and DocBron will work together to find practical solutions that perform best for you.