DeJarra Sims, ND



Dr. “DJ” Sims is a clinic supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic and a core faculty member at Bastyr University California.


Clinical Interests:

She has special interest in diseases of the skin, thyroid, heart disease and digestive disorders as well as training in prolotherapy and addiction medicine.

Healing Philosophy:

She believes that her role as a doctor is to inspire her patients to live more healthy and fulfilled lives. She believes that the “art of medicine” is in the ability of the doctor to meet the patient where they are and give them an understanding of what it truly means to have optimal health. If you couple this knowledge with support and encouragement, patients will make the necessary lifestyle changes to improve their quality of life.

Past Experience:

Before coming to Bastyr University California, Dr. Sims was an adjunct professor at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as an attending physician at the Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center. She also had her own private practice, Synergy of Health Natural Medical Center. Previous to that, she was a staff physician at River Source 12 Step Holistic Rehabilitation Center, a rehabilitation and drug treatment center in Arizona.

Education & Affiliations:

She received her doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2009 and holds her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Prairie View A&M University.

Dr. Sims has authored many articles and has recently published the book Your Healthiest Life Now: Your Key to Total Health Transformation.