At Pure Vitality our mission is to provide the highest quality integrative care to help you look, feel, and be your best. We are always searching for new and innovated ways to enhance vitality naturally. We refuse to use toxic chemicals in our services like Botox or chemical peels, instead, we strive to stimulate and support the body’s own rejuvenating ability. At Pure Vitality we offer you the most cutting edge natural therapies delivered by some of the most highly trained doctors and staff so you can look, feel, and be your best.
Dr. Kelly Bender, ND
Dr. Bender is a California licensed Naturopathic Doctor. As a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Bender is trained as an expert in natural medicine. After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelors of science in Pharmacology & Toxicology from the University at Buffalo and top of her class in medical school she has continued her training in cutting edge therapies. These included intravenous nutrient therapy, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and regenerative therapies like prolotherpy from the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation. She is passionate about helping individuals optimize their health so they can live their lives to the fullest. Dr. Bender believes it is important to understand the entire person in order to facilitate healing and offers each patient an individualized treatment plan to enhance their vitality. Dr. Bender enjoys teaching others, whether it be her patients or students at various medical schools. While she misses the fall weather back home in New York, she is happy to make Los Angeles her home.
Dr. Heath McAllister, ND
Dr. McAllister is a California licensed Naturopathic Doctor. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Hampshire and later with honors from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. He then went on to complete a general medicine residency. Dr. McAllister has served as faculty at several health-care institutions including Bastyr University in San Diego. Dr. McAllister combines the best of modern medicine with the most effective alternative therapies in order to offer a customized approach to each person’s health challenges specifically tailored to their individual needs. Dr. McAllister received specialized trained in Prolotherapy from the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation. Prolotherapy is a type of injection therapy designed to rehabilitate damaged tendons, ligaments, and joints as well as reduce pain. He finds this therapy extremely effective and one of the few that adequately addresses these issues. Dr. McAllister is originally from Maine where he was instilled with an intense fascination with nature. In his free time he enjoys foreign travel, cooking, hiking, and wildflower photography.
Dr. Saman Faramarzi, ND
Dr. Saman Faramarzi is a graduate of Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine. Her deep passion for comprehensive healthcare was instilled at an early age after her father had a fatal heart attack due to prolonged stress. She became engrossed with studies about the mind-body connection and searched for a holistic approach to healing in medical school. She trained and became an expert in IV Nutrient Therapy, Neural Therapy, and Perineural Injection Therapy, a treatment of pain caused by injured nerves. In 2016, she studied the most cutting-edge research on mindfulness at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She hauled her knowledge into Bastyr clinic where she practiced mind-body medicine and witnessed profound changes in patients just after a few visits.
Dr. Faramarzi ushers each unique patient into Pure Vitality with warmth and a top-priority to listen. Her goal as a doctor is to leave her patients feeling empowered in their health decisions. In her spare time, she loves reading psychology books and spending time with her family, friends, and fluffy dog.