Nancy A. Rao, ND, LAc graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1985 and Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 1986.   After completing an internship year for Acupuncture at the Pain and Stress Clinic in Jamaica Plains, MA in 1986, she started the Southwest Acupuncture Center in Tucson Arizona.   After 2 years, she moved to Fort Collins, Colorado and worked at Rocky Mountain Pain Management and started her Colorado natural family care clinic practice.  She has been in Colorado for over 28 years.  Dr. Rao is registered by the state of Colorado as a Naturopathic doctor and is licensed as an Acupuncturist in Colorado. She is certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and additionally is a member of the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CoAND), American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP),  the Acupuncture Association of Colorado (AAC), and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OnCANP).

Dr. Nancy A. Rao is committed to helping people of all ages find balance and health in their everyday lives, whether facing acute problems, or chronic disease. As a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist, for over 30 years, she has a unique ability to help people take a personal role in their health through nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, Chinese medicine and lifestyle changes.  She enjoys working with children and families, and challenging progressive/chronic diseases.  She is the founder of the Boulder Naturopathic Clinic.


Other practitioners in the clinic

  • Dr. Hillary Martin and Dr. Hillary Roland 

  • Sally Pillsbury