A Word from Dr. Pozun
“I place the highest value on truly listening to my patients concerns, and have always felt that a physician’s ears are their best diagnostic tool. I consider it a privilege to be entrusted with the care of each and every patient in my practice and strive to provide an easy-going, comfortable atmosphere for patients to discuss their issues.”
Dr. Pozun has been named a Phoenix Magazine Top Doc for 2019 and 2018, which is a high honor as it is a peer-nominated award.
Special Interests: Functional Medicine, Hormone Management, Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Health, Disease Prevention, Gastrointestinal Dysbiosis
Dr. Pozun attended Southwest Missouri State University on a full, academic scholarship. There, she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Kappa Phi. She obtained a Doctor of Osteopathy from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois and completed a one-year, Internal Medicine internship at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.
Following her Internal Medicine internship, Dr. Pozun completed three-years of specialty training in Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale where she was Chief Resident and nominated for the James-Grobe Award for excellence in Family Medicine.
Dr. Pozun has a passion for promoting wellness and prevention of disease. This involves her strong focus on the functional medicine aspect of seeking the root underlying cause for illness or system imbalance.
“Heal Thyself” is a paramount philosophy that Dr. Pozun discusses with her patients. She offers a well-rounded approach that often involves testing for nutritional deficiencies, food sensitivity testing, and gut dysbiosis evaluation to elucidate the cause for each patient’s inflammation or disease. Then, replenishing nutrients, eliminating inflammatory foods or agents, and balancing the intestinal microbiome often yields incredible results.
True to the LifeScape Premier philosophy, Dr. Pozun especially enjoys getting to know each patient and their families, and the importance of family, relationships and whole-family care – all of which are paramount in customizing successful wellness and treatment plans.
Dr. Pozun served as Resident Co-Director of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Medical Association and has written several articles addressing issues in primary care. She is Board certified in Family Medicine, and has a special interest in prevention. Dr. Pozun provides parenting advice on BabyFirstTV. Ranking Arizona lists her as one of the State’s top Family Physicians and Best Doctors ranks her among the top 4% of Family Physicians nationally.