Dave Allderdice, ND, FABNO
Location: Helfgott Research Institute, 2220 SW 1st Ave.
Dr. Dave Allderdice is Portland’s first board-certified naturopathic oncology specialist. A graduate of NCNM in 2008, he completed a two-year residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia where he worked as a naturopathic cancer specialist before returning to Portland in 2012 to start a private practice and teach at NCNM. Dr. Allderdice enjoys sharing his passion for combining science, research, and natural medicine in an holistic approach to truly advance cancer care in our community. He is helping build a collaborations between natural medicine and larger cancer treatment groups such as Compass Oncology and The Knight Cancer Center at OHSU. The field of integrative oncology is growing rapidly and Dr. Allderdice provides specific training for NDs wishing to do cancer research, cancer care, or combine both in their future practices.
Dr. Allderdice teaches Integrative Oncology Research in NCNM’s MSIMR program and leads a journal club for students reviewing current research in integrative oncology. He is currently developing a cancer care clinic shift at NCNM’s teaching clinic. Through these endeavors, Dr. Allderdice seeks to expand and improve the field of cancer care, both for his patients and the next generation of naturopathic doctors.
Dr. Allderdice has two boys, ages one and four, who keep him and his wife, Stephanie, busy. He enjoys geology, world travel, cycling, and is a student of different spiritual and healing traditions from around the globe. Dr. Allderdice has a private practice at Kwan Yin Healing Arts Center in downtown Portland.