Dr. Jonathan (Jake) Psenka is originally from Leland, Michigan and received his bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Montana. He attended medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Upon completing medical school, Dr. Psenka co-founded the Issels Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Originating in Germany in the 1950’s, the Issels Integrative Immunotherapy Model was one of the first truly holistic cancer treatment models that utilized the best of both naturopathic and conventional medicine.
Dr. Psenka continues to practice integrative cancer medicine today, and after nearly 20 years of practice, has extensive experience combining naturopathic therapies with conventional cancer care. Dr. Psenka believes in educating his patients about their condition and treatment options so that they can be an active participant in their own care.
Dr. Psenka’s practice also includes natural allergy treatment, including sub-lingual immunotherapy (SLIT). Through his work with allergies, Dr. Psenka became interested in the impact that unhealthy lifestyle choices are having on the increasing incidence of allergies worldwide. His research on this topic is summarized in a book he authored titled “The Seasonal Allergy Solution”
Men’s health, including both prevention and treatment of disease, is also a large part of Dr. Psenka’s practice. He routinely works with men of all ages to improve their health and vitality. Weight loss, high blood pressure, diabetes, and stress are all conditions in which he has extensive experience.
Dr. Psenka also has as interest in anti-aging/longevity medicine and is a member of Americal Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Psenka has taught at the university levels, has served on several State boards and professional associations, been recognized as a “Top Doc,” is a frequent public speaker and writer on health topics and is a member of several professional medical associations.
When not at the clinic, Dr. Psenka enjoys exploring Arizona with his family, riding mountain bikes, and practicing what he preaches.