Dr. John Monagle, the center's founder and director, is a California licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor. He has been working in the medical field for over 15 years. He is board-certified in primary care and specializes in:
Oxygen healing therapy, including medical ozone and hydrogen peroxide
Dr. Monagle attends national and international continuing medical education trainings, seminars, and conferences to learn and implement the latest and most advanced developments in natural medicine. With a determination to find and treat the cause of illness and pain, he is passionate about helping people live long, healthy, happy, and pain-free lives.
He was raised in Davis, California along with his two brothers who now reside in San Francisco. His mother and father were both college professors at the University of St. Louis, in Missouri. In addition, his father is the president and founder of the American Institute of Medical Ethics and developed the first manual for Hospital Risk Management. He has also co-authored several healthcare ethics books for medical schools and hospitals across the nation.
Dr. Monagle began his medical pursuits at the age of 18 in his freshman year at the University of California, San Diego as a volunteer in the Emergency Room and Trauma Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. After one year of volunteering, he was certified as an E.M.T. and became the youngest employee of the Scripps Emergency Department and Trauma Team, working with top trauma surgeons in the North San Diego County area for the remainder of his undergraduate years. It was during this time that he became passionate about nutrition and the holistic principles of health and medicine. Upon graduating with a double degree in biochemistry and cellular biology, he worked for a year as a volunteer with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) in Bend, Oregon, as an assistant supervisor for social services at the Society of St. Vincent DePaul, serving the poor and homeless population of Central Oregon.
In 1998, Dr. Monagle began his doctoral medical education at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, which is the oldest Naturopathic Medical School in America. During his 4 years of medical studies, Dr. Monagle found time between clinic rotations and classes to give back to the community. He volunteered with the young, old, impoverished, and homeless. He spent five years as a child facilitator at the Dougy Center, which is a place for grieving children who have lost one or both parents to sudden death, tragedy or illness. He volunteered at Hopewell House providing hospice care to the elderly, and he worked as a medical student with the poor and impoverished at community outreach clinics for recovering addicts, and homeless youth in the city of Portland.
After finishing medical school in the top ten percent of his class, Dr. Monagle began a three-year family practice residency followed by a two-year associate fellowship in Intravenous Therapy and Pain Management. Dr. Monagle also worked at Nike headquarters, in Beaverton, Oregon as an independent sports medicine doctor and lecturer offering classes and healthcare to Nike employees and sponsored athletes.
Dr. Monagle currently resides in San Anselmo with his wife. He is passionate about music and plays the guitar and the piano. He enjoys cycling, canoeing, weight training, surfing, and scuba diving.
His professional affiliations include: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, California Naturopathic Doctors Association, Naturopathic Academy for Therapeutic Injection, International Bio Identical Hormone Society, IV Micronutrient Therapy for Physicians, Anti-Aging and Chelation Therapy Forum, and the American Medical Ozone Society.