Meet Dr Kai Parker
Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor
Doctor of Oriental Medicine
NARM Certified Professional Midwife
Dr. Parker received her premedical training at New York University, and graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy. She continued her medical studies at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she earned a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. She later earned a Doctorate in Oriental Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where she has also served on the Faculty of the Masters Programs in Nutrition and Therapeutic Herbalism and the Post-Masters Program in Women's Holistic Health.
In addition to her medical school curriculum, Dr. Parker completed a four-year preceptorship in Midwifery, Women's Health, and Naturopathic Pediatrics with Dr. Farra Swan, ND, CPM in Tempe, Arizona and an internship in Midwifery at Casa de Nacimiento in El Paso, TX.
Dr. Parker is the most recent past president of the DC Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the current Chairwoman of the Maryland Board of Nursing Direct Entry Midwifery Advisory Committee.
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Awesome midwife! She helped me deliver my son in June 2018.
She educated me on my body and reassured me
that even though I physically could not do a home birth,
my hospital birth would be just as special.
— C. Lynch. Goggle