Dr. Aliza Cicerone, ND FABNO

Dr. Aliza Cicerone, ND FABNO

Director of Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Aliza Cicerone earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from The National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and holds additional board certification in Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO). She completed an Integrative Oncology residency at Indiana University Goshen Center for Cancer Care, where she did extensive training in cardiology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and dermatology, in addition to operating her own oncology practice. After her residency, Dr. Cicerone worked as a staff physician at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in conjunction with medical doctors, acupuncturists, dietitians, mind-body counselors and physical therapists to provide patients with comprehensive, integrative care. Dr. Cicerone believes that a combination of conventional and naturopathic medicine is the optimal way to give patients long-term health and wellness.

Dr. Bradshaw, ND

Dr. Christina Bradshaw, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

A New Jersey native, Dr. Christina Bradshaw earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry with a double minor in Chemistry and Spanish from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. Her passion for medicine and science led her across the country to attend medical school at Bastyr University here in San Diego.

Dr. Jennifer Zeglen - Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Jennifer Zeglen, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Jennifer Zeglen helps people get their health back in balance and empowers them to create the life they want. After completing pre-medical training at UCLA, she earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. She operated her own successful family medicine practice for 10 years before joining the SPARK team in 2016. She has consistently blended conventional medical knowledge with natural medicine to create a holistic, individualized focus to patient care.

Judy - Phlebotomist

Judy Woodward

Phlebotomist & Naturopathic Medical Assistant

At Spark Health we are committed to providing you with the best patient experience possible! We want you to have access to the best Doctors, the best Services and the best Team so you can reach your health goals! Judy helps to ensure that needle-fear is a thing of the past!
Holly Mendel - Patient Care Coordinator

Holly Mendel

Patient Care Coordinator

At Spark Health we are committed to providing you with the best patient experience possible! We want you to have access to the best Doctors, the best Services and the best Team so you can reach your health goals!

Dr. Steve Mertz, DC

Director Of Clinical Operations

At Spark Health we are committed to providing you with the best patient experience possible! We want you to have access to the best Doctors, the best Services and the best Team so you can reach your health goals! Judy helps to ensure that needle-fear is a thing of the past!After years of private practice and incorporating different staff training methods; Dr. Mertz developed proven systems that allowed staff to perform high level job skills while keeping centered focus on the patient. Dr. Mertz’s employee training systems have been integrated in healthcare clinics in the United States, Canada and Europe. Upon coaching hundreds of practices to their success goals, Dr. Mertz began opening multiple integrated practices implementing successful business solutions. Most recently Dr. Mertz Co- founded Spark Health in San Diego, Ca. Spark Health is the leader in Naturopathic medicine providing Holistic therapy for acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Mertz enjoys collaborating with other healthcare professionals and learning different holistic treatments for various health conditions. He is an accomplished golfer and enjoys mountain bike riding. Dr. Mertz has been married to his wife for 26 years and has two daughters in college.

Dr. Lamby Ginakes, DC 

Director Of Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Ginakes was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada and attended the University of Manitoba for his undergraduate work in Pre Med. He received his Chiropractic degree in 1993 from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington Minnesota at which time he moved to San Diego became the Owner/Center Director for Integrated Medical Centers from 1995 to 2017. He then co-founded StemX with his partners Dr. Steve Mertz and Dr. Roger Kasendorf. Recently he has joined the Spark Health family after the acquisition of StemX in September of 2020 and continues to oversee services in the Regenerative Medicine Department.

AnnMarie Novak

Patient Care Coordinator, Regenerative Medicine

AnnMarie is a native Minnesotan.  During her free time she loves to spend time with her 3 children and friends and stays active by running and going to the gym.  She is passionate about her job and takes the time to make our patients feel welcome, taken care of,  and part of the Spark Health Family.