About Us

Our Team


Dr. Megan Golani, ND 

Dr. Megan Golani is a licensed naturopathic physician and midwife. After graduating with honors and receiving a certificate in natural childbirth from National College of Natural Medicine (now NUNM), she completed three years of residency focusing on family and community medicine.

During her studies, Dr. Golani completed a two-year clinical mentorship rotation in women’s health under the direction of Dr. Kimberly Windstar and a six–month internship focusing on chronic disease management and biotherapeutic drainage with Dr. Dickson Thom. Additionally, she completed a two-year apprenticeship in women’s health, midwifery and pediatrics with Dr. Catherine Schaefer in her private practice. She also has trained with Tami Kent in holistic pelvic care.

Dr. Sierra Goncharoff, ND

Dr. Sierra Goncharoff is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NUNM. She graduated from NUNM in 2019 with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Prior to medical school, Dr. Goncharoff received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Humboldt State University.

Dr. Goncharoff’s clinical education focused on primary care with rotations in women’s health, pediatrics, gastroenterology, minor surgery, and physical medicine. Additionally, she has provided medical care to underserved communities abroad as she has a passion for bringing naturopathic health care to those in need.

NUNM SIBO Center Staff

Nichole Alvarado – SIBO Lab Coordinator

Nichole has been with NUNM since 2015. With a background in cultural anthropology and previous experience in healthcare, she takes special interest in natural health and medicine. Outside of the lab she is a skilled hand embroidery artist, creating custom heirloom pieces for clients worldwide. She can also be found managing a social media account near you.

Dr. Teresa Gryder, ND – SIBO Lab Staff & Results Interpretation

Dr. Gryder has been in private practice with a focus on mental health since her initial licensing in 2013.  Her lifelong interest in facilitating resilient holistic health has led her back to the gut, again and again.  Naturopathic Medicine’s superpower is its focus on digestive health, and her work with the SIBO department has strengthened her interest in the gut-brain axis.  In Dr. Gryder’s free time she is an avid wilderness adventurer usually traveling by whitewater kayak, a meditator and yoga teacher, and a prolific writer.