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Asheville Natural Medicine

Naturopathy. Acupuncture. Homeopathy. Nutrition.
Meet Dr. Nix

Dr. Deborah Nixdorf, ND, LAc

Naturopathic Doctor & Acupuncturist 

Dr. Deborah Nixdorf is a Naturopathic Doctor,  Licensed Acupuncturist and owner of Asheville Natural Medicine. She enjoys helping people in the areas of Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, Gastroenterology, Autoimmunity, & Women’s Health. After completing her undergraduate degree in Biology & Chemistry from Guilford College, she completed a one year residency and received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Masters in Chinese Oriental Medicine (2006) from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America. Dr. Deborah Nixdorf has had additional experience and training working with Biotherapeutic Drainage, Bowen Therapy and Acupuncture. She is the past owner of Corvallis Natural Medicine, Inc. in Corvallis, Oregon (2009 - 2019) and co-founded a monthly volunteer clinic for farmworkers. She has also worked with an integrated volunteer medical team internationally. She is bilingual speaking English/Spanish.  She recently relocated to Asheville, NC to be closer to her family. 

Why Naturopathy
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Why Asheville Natural Medicine?

Come As You Are

We honor all patients, wherever you are on your wellness journey. Care plans and treatments are customized to each individual, with you and for you, always taking into account your lifestyle, busy schedule and health goals. 

Collaborative Care

Dr. Nixdorf truly enjoys collaborating with other healthcare professionals, recognizing that a team approach is often the best approach. 

Virtual Medicinary


Quality supplements are hand selected and made easily accessible after each naturopathic consult taking the guess work out of your supplement regimen.

Biotherapeutic Drainage

Dr. Nixdorf has witnessed some of the most profound long term health benefits from Biotherapeutic Drainage, which she has studied for over 17 years. Biotherapeutic Drainage is a philosophy and treatment framework that has been used in Europe for over a 100 years. Biotherapeutic Drainage uses a combination of low dose botanical medicines and homeopathic doses of plants, minerals and metals to help your body physiologically release toxins.  The goal of treatment with Biotherapeutic drainage is always to get the body to react, self- regulate, and return to normal, healthy physiologic functioning.

 Dr Nixdorf has over fourteen years of clinic experience in Naturopathic medicine and Acupuncture.  She completed her residency in 2007 and has since worked in group practices, her own private practice and has volunteered with multidisciplinary medical teams locally and internationally. 


Dr. Nixdorf's style of acupuncture is gentle and based on classical Chinese medicine theory. Pulse and tongue diagnosis along with an individual's symptoms are used in customizing each acupuncture  treatment. 


East Meets West

Combining and integrating the wisdom of both worlds.  Dr Nixdorf is one of few dually trained and experienced in both Naturopathic Medicine and Classical Chinese Medicine. 

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