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Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
  Contact : Lenexa, Kansas 913-888-0331
Hiawatha, Kansas 785-742-7606

Meet the Staff

Dr. Alicia Johnson, ND

Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist

Alicia Johnson is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Her areas of expertise include medical weight loss, hormone balance, fatigue, anti-aging, and mood disorders.

Dr. Johnson has a passion for getting to know her patients and working together as a team to address even the most complicated health concerns.

Dr. Johnson utilizes natural, non-invasive therapies to treat many common conditions such as menstrual irregularities, menopausal symptoms, depression, anxiety, obesity, infertility, low testosterone, fatigue, digestive problems, and many other chronic conditions.

Dr. Johnson is a graduate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. She received her acupuncture training from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. Prior to medical school, she received her Bachelors of Science in Life Sciences with a secondary degree in Gerontology, the study of aging. Dr. Johnson’s patients are treated individually with a combination of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement recommendations, acupuncture, nutritional supplementation, botanical medicine, dietary counseling, homeopathy, and lifestyle counseling. This unique, individualized approach is effective for improving the outcome of almost any chronic health condition because many chronic diseases simply do not respond well to simple pharmaceutical treatment.

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For more information on Dr. Johnson, please visit her website at aliciajohnsonnd.com

Dr. Megan Little, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Megan Little completed her training in Portland, Oregon at the National University of Natural Medicine, one of the leading accredited institutions for naturopathic medical education in North America.

Naturopathic medical training involves being trained as a primary care doctor, with the addition of botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutritional medicine and Naturopathic Manual Therapy to the curriculum. While in school Dr. Megan participated in clinical rotations in women’s health, pediatrics, and primary care. Following school she went on to study Craniosacral Therapy through the Up ledger Institute.

Dr. Megan’s favorite tenant of Naturopathic Medicine is Doctor as Teacher, and therefore, it is a foundation of her practice. With a background in health education, Dr. Megan likes to empower her patients to learn how to make the right decision for their health needs. For more information please see her website at drmeganlittle.com.

Ken Yang, LAC

Acupuncturist

Aspire Health is very proud to be able to offer Ken Yang’s services. He has had great success in treating severe pain and inflammation. He is an expert in Post-herpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), and a variety of other neuropathies (problems with the nervous system). For years we have also referred our most complicated pain and women’s health cases to him with great success. He also effectively treats metabolic syndrome, hearing impairment, infertility, irritable bowel disease (IBS, Chron’s, Ulcerative Colitis), and auto-immune disorders (hives, lupus, allergies, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis). Chinese medicine often has great success with other conditions that have not been named or diagnosed.

Ken Yang has been practicing since 1986 and brings a wealth of experience to the practice. He holds a Doctorate of Oriental Medicine.  He bring advanced experience with his extensive training at Xiamen University Hospital, China Medical University Hospital and Taipei Municipal Oriental Medicine Hospital. His acupuncture techniques are unique and can often help those that have otherwise not had success.

Dr. Cristyn Watkins, MD

Telemedicine Physician

Dr. Cristyn Watkins completed her medical training in New York City and New Jersey. She is board certified in Family Medicine and is currently pursuing her second board certification in Integrative, Metabolic, and Nutrition Medicine. She focuses her entire practice on medical aesthetics, healthy aging and wellness.

Dr. Watkins provided excellent primary care services as the CMO at St. Joseph Hospital. She is now the medical director and a physician/founder/owner of aNu Aesthetics and Optimal Wellness, which runs a telemedicine facility out of Aspire Health.

Cheryl

Organizational Superhero

Cheryl is our organizational superhero.  Her role is to coordinate the team, oversee office function, and check details.  While she won’t work with patients directly, we hope you see the impact she has on the culture of our office.  Her job is to make sure patients and staff meet their aspirations as fast as possible.

Jenna

Administrative Assistant

Jenna is our administrative assistant.  She has a deep passion for holistic health and hopes to growth within the team to serve in more of a caregiver role.  Her kindness and organization will guide you through the detailed care we work hard to provide.

Jay Farias

Accountant and Tech Support

Jay brings over five years of management experience to the practice.  He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Kansas State but quickly transitioned into project management.  He enjoys solving problems through innovative thinking and technology.  His attention to detail and focus on process improvement is what helps keep the office running smoothly.  Jay is also a certified personal trainer and passionate about helping people to improve their lives in every aspect.

Sam McDonald

Receptionist

We are thrilled to have Sam as part of our team.  She brings over 8 years of experience managing holistic health care patients.  From her satellite office, Sam works tirelessly even when we are closed to make sure your calls and emails are addressed. Her commitment to your health, as well as her kindness and patience, are truly

Sprinkles

Emotional support animal

Sprinkles is our emotional support animal.  She is very gentle with babies and very low allergen.  We hope she lifts your spirits with her caring heart.  She is also known for her lovable, loud, soothing snore.  Please alert us if sprinkles needs to stay home when you visit the office.

Noah Johnson

Website Support

Noah Johnson is a self taught junior programmer and web design contractor.  He helps us keep our site up and running.  He’s small but mighty!