Welcome to Choose the Natural Path!

Susan Ventrella DO ND maintained Board Certification as a Family Practitioner for 22 years. In 2016 she added a Doctorate in Naturopathy to her list of achievements. She now uses natural therapies and believes that there are times when dietary changes, behavioral changes, herbals, essential oils, homeopathics, and digestive enzymes may be employed to address symptoms and medical conditions. At times, they may be sole therapy. At other times it may be best to take a blended approach that is some conventional treatments and some natural therapies in tandem.

Schedule an Appointment with Susan Ventrella, DO, ND

Dr. Ventrella sees patients on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:00pm-5:00pm and in Elmer, NJ. She does not see walk-in patients. Please click here to schedule an appointment.

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Many people are unaware of what naturopathic medicine is. Here are six principles that will help you better understand what naturopathic medicine is and why I practice it.

Learn more about Susan Ventrella, DO, ND

My journey has been down a long and winding path. I started as a high school Biology teacher, then became a college professor, teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology. I was urged by a mentor (continue reading…)


My office is located at Gruber Commons, 475 Route 40, Elmer NJ. I share a waiting room with Elmer Family Practice. I do not see walk-in patients, appointments must be made 24 hours ahead of time.