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MEET THE TEAM

THE "WHY" BEHIND LIVV

LIVV was created to be a lifestyle brand that supports individuals reach their optimal selves.  To provide various services in a beautiful space that promote a healthy lifestyle. A place where you learn and take control of your life to be your best self. A place to utilize your time and #LIVV a life worth living.

Naturopathic MEDICAL TEAM

Dr. Jason Phan

Founder

Dr. Jason D Phan ND is passionate in helping individuals reach their goals in health and in life. He attended Bastyr University and utilized his knowledge gained from a leading institution in alternative medicine to help others in a unique way. He received his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. While his interest in the biomechanics and rehabilitation of the body grew, he began to specialize in Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy with joints injections in particular. He created LIVV Natural Health to be a platform for him to reach a larger audience and impact not only those around him, but everyone in the world.

My Goal: To change the perception of health and empower individuals to take charge of their lives.  I want to help others learn by doing and utilize their time while #livving their best lives.

Dr. Alison Gordon

Co-Founder

Dr. Alison M Gordon ND earned her degree at Bastyr University with an undergraduate degree in Nutritional Sciences from San Diego State University. She is passionate about helping others enhance their overall quality of life by making medicine more approachable and accessible.  She provides action plans accompanied by health products to support individuals in all walks of life.

My Goal: I believe that the fast-paced modern lifestyle doesn’t need to take a toll on our health. I want to help individuals be prepared to take on whatever it is they aspire to achieve by choosing the right strategies and supplements necessary for them to #livv their lives. 

Dr. Payam Zand

Associate doctor

Dr. Payam Zand completed his undergraduate studies from UCSB with a bachelor’s in biology while volunteering at several underserved community clinics. He then attended Bastyr University, an accredited 4-year naturopathic medical school, to become a licensed Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Zand believes that every patient is unique and thus each patient should be treated as such. Through the use of comprehensive laboratory blood testing, in-depth patient history, and symptom assessment, unique treatment strategies will be given to each patient. Dr. Zand has focused his practice on infectious disease, chronic disease, autoimmune disease, and general naturopathic medical care. 

My Goal: I have a true passion for empowering my patients along the journey to optimal health and wellbeing, including the management of health & preventing chronic disease. 

Dr. Mark Gordon

Medical director

Dr. Gordon is the Medical Director of Millennium Health Centers, Inc. – Medicine for the 21st century, in Encino, California. Dr. Gordon has been a consultant to the Medical Board of California in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, and Alternative Medicine (1998 – present).

My subtle 15 years of experience in Neuroendocrinology has reached an epiphany which now directs my efforts in this up hill battle of knowledge based upon science evidence. Superficial treatment of clinical signs and symptoms is no longer to be the status quo while we have definitive treatments that address the internal deficiencies.

Specialties: Recognized as a top leader world wide in Interventional Endocrinology (Anti Aging Medicine). Recently published textbook entitled; The Clinical Application of Interventional Endocrinology.

Rachel Heussner

Naturopathic Assistant

Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently pursing her doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University California. She values scientific research and is motivated to learn more about the body and innovative treatments. 

 

My GoalMy passion is approaching health holistically and connecting with others. I strive to help people build health and confidence from the inside out.

Jade Brockett

Naturopathic Assistant

Jade has been passionate about wellness and living an active lifestyle, while pursuing her degree in the health sciences. She strives to become a nurse practitioner with a specialty in Dermatology. Focused on natural ways to help improve skin and prevent chronic disease. 

 

My Goal: I hope to be a positive presence to my patients and to have them one step closer to becoming their best self!

Danika Chrisman

Naturopathic assistant

Danika is passionate about health and wellness because of her desire to help individuals towards achieving optimal health. She strives for excellence in her work by maintaining positivity and constantly learning. She believes in the alternative healthcare space and believes it will be the future of medicine. 

 

My Goal: To LIVV a lifestyle that is comfortable and gratifying & teach individuals how to do the same. 

LIVV CREATIVE TEAM

Karley Gardner

Clinic director

Karley has a Bachelors Degree in Health Science and a Minor in both Psychology and Dance.  She is a certified Vinyasa and Sculpt yoga instructor and has a background in Marketing & Event Planning. She is currently working on her Holistic Health coaching certification and has a strong passion for helping others. She believes in a holistic approach to becoming your healthiest and happiest self. She views mind, body and spirit as a delicate balance that must be maintained daily to achieve a well rounded life.

My Goal: Motivate. Inspire. Namaste. My strong passion for yoga and wellness has driven me to learn, grow, and educate others into #livving a life they love. 

Sean-Paul Levitan

Creative Director

Sean believes a solid foundation to happiness lies in a person’s ability to connect to themselves, the people around them, and nature. He values the opportunity to create as much as possible while being surrounded by health-minded individuals that inspire growth.  That is why he strives for a life full of healthy connections.

My Goal: Connect. Create. Meditate. If those three words follow me through the rest of my life, I know I am #livving my best life.

Priscila Brannigan

Patient Care Coordinator

Priscila has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in psychology at Baruch University. She is passionate about health and wellness, which lead her down the path of becoming a certified health coach & attending naturopathic medical school at Bastyr University. Priscila was born and raised in Brazil and has challenged herself in becoming the best version of herself. 

 My Goal: Empower. Challenge. Heal. To consistently stay positive and challenge myself and others to #livv up to their highest potential. 

Leila Rojer

Front Desk manager

Leila is currently a biology student at California State University San Marcos. She comes from a multi-cultural background and believes in the power of science and healing.  She challenges herself mentally and physically to strive to be more knowledgeable and stronger.

My Goal: I want to leave a positive impact on everyone I speak to each day and influence people to be their very best. I want to live to feel my pulse, to feel it beat and to know I’m fully alive and present where I am. This world needs love, and to love is to #livv. 

(619) 840-6700

available from M-F 10:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Address 800 West Ivy Street Suite A San Diego CA 92101

Email livv@livvnatural.com

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