Dr. Sanaz Forghani ND
Naturopathic Doctor and GI Expert

Dr. Sanaz Forghani is passionate about helping patients get better.  As a staff doctor at the IBS Treatment Center in Santa Monica, Dr. Forghani has been successfully treating patients with a myriad of gastrointestinal disorders and making a real difference in their daily lives.  She now also sees patients twice a week at Synergy.


Dr Forghani recieved her medical degree from Bastyr University in 2011 and has an undergraduate degree in psychology from UCLA.  She holds special interest in treating patients with digestive disorders (IBS, IBD, Celiac Disease, Dysbiosis, Leaky Gut), autoimmune diseases, adrenal fatigue, hormonal imbalances (i.e. PMS, Fibroids, PCOS, Menopause), food allergies/intolerances and thyroid dysfunction. 

Like most Naturopathic Doctors, Dr. Forghani combines the best of modern medical science with modern natural approaches to medicine.  She uses conventional diagnostic methods, functional medicine and lab tests to identify the root cause of health problems, and address the body as a whole through diet & lifestyle programs and other naturopathic therapies.


As a native of Los Angeles, when Dr. Forghani is not treating patients, she enjoys spending time with her family and many friends. She loves the cultrally rich heritage that Los Angeles has to offer and enjoyes learning about different cultures, their customs and languages - and of course their music and food. 

Dr. Forghani is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the California Naturopathic Doctors Association.



Dr. Forghani is also trained to use  biopuncture  to treat patients suffering from various types of pain, swelling and inflammation.  For more information on biopuncture, please check out this excellent resource.