The good physician cures illness, while the excellent physician prevents it, but only Nature heals.
Daniel J. Dunphy, PA-C brings forty years of experience in both western and biologic medical traditions to consulting and research at Villa Nierica, the forty-acre olive farm in Anderson Valley, Mendocino, California. Since 1992, Dan has conducted botanical research, particularly with olives on the farm as well as conducting seminars, consulting and developing olive and herbal products.
Since 2011 Daniel has collaborated with Dr. Joel Lopez, MD in consulting and conducting health and disease prevention seminars and consultations through BioMedArts Research at Villa Nierica.
Daniel has been studying and adapting multi-cultural healing arts to the unique needs of his patients since 1976. He has studied Homeopathic and herbal medicines in Europe, United States, China, Japan, South America and Africa. He holds a Physician Associate family practice degree from Touro College in New York.
Daniel specializes in family and internal medicine including insulin metabolism, and chronic degenerative conditions. He approaches long standing conditions with a fresh reanalysis and assesses stress vectors in the body as well as pathological labels.
While at Touro College Physician Associate program in New York City, he interned at Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University Downstate Emergency Medical Center and ICU, Caledonian Hospital and NYU Medical center in New York.
Daniel also assisted at the physical therapy unit of Pacific Presbyterian Hospital in San Francisco in the 1970’s. He did special post-graduate rotations and clinical work in acupuncture detoxification with Michael Smith, MD, OMD at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx and established an acupuncture/Herbal Detox program at the Lower Eastside Chinatown Methadone Clinic in Manhattan. He later studied special techniques in the treatment of glaucoma and macular degeneration at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital under Dr. A. Knapp, cancer metabolism with the nonagenarian Emanuel Revici, MD and helped guide Dr. Robert Atkins Center for Alternative Therapies from its inception in 1982 until 1989. He worked in association with many pioneers in the nutrition including, among others, Dr. Emanuel Revici, Dr. Robert Atkins, Dr. Carleton Fredericks, Dr. Hans Nieper, Dr. Nick Gonzalez, Dr. Michael Hsu, Dr. John Shen, Dr. Leon Hammer, Dr. Gaston Naessens, Dr. Ana Aslan associates, Dr. Eric Braveman and Dr. Werner Schiedl.
Since 1985 Daniel has practiced prolo, trigger point and neural therapies -injection therapies for joint pain and ligament injury, scar and focal disturbance release. He combines these directed therapies with internal therapies, nutrients and diet to promote healing at all levels. An author of numerous medical articles for professional journals Daniel lectures both at seminars and for public interest groups. Each person’s healing is journey. Daniel believes that an excellent physician will also be a guide on the healing journey.
Read Dan’s newly published book, Your Self Healing Body, Opening Avenues to Optimal Health, now available on Amazon books. The Holosystemic Mandala app is also available on this website. Daniel offers personal consultations and assessments using this app to show you an overview of yourself healing body’s status.