Meet the VitalShip Physicians
VitalShip will empower families to make positive change towards optimal health. We provide the tools to thrive, rather than survive. Our providers believe in and reflect our naturopathic philosophy by committing to the same growth in health and wellbeing as our patients.
Dr. Ashley Chung
By the age of seven, Dr. Ashley P. Chung had an internal longing to become a doctor. After studying under Dr. Elliot Edwards, ND, FABNO, and receiving her Bachelors of Science in Biology, Pre-Med and minor in chemistry, from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta she was convinced that holistic medicine was her calling.
Dr. Chung graduated from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, and is a Licensed Naturopathic Physician who uses Chinese medicine in combination with acupuncture, botanical medicine, nutritional medicine, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, mind-body medicine, IV therapies and other modalities to nurture the body’s innate ability to heal itself.
Dr. Chung is a doctor who focuses on addressing the underlying cause of disease whether physical, mental, and/or emotional. As a cancer survivor, Dr. Chung understands how vital nutrition and healthy changes are for restoration. She believes each patient has their own story, and promotes individualized care and patient empowerment.
In her free time, Dr. Chung enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being in the great outdoors, working up a sweat in the gym, and tapping into her creative side.
Dr. LeTicia Qamar Busler
Dr. Q is a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where she focused her studies on comprehensive family practice and pediatrics. Her naturopathic journey began years ago after completing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University. She has experience working in pediatric home health care and in a residential treatment facility for children. Dr. Q has years of experience as a massage therapist, contributing to her passion for hands-on medicine and therapies.
Dr. Q’s treatments emphasize the body’s natural ability to heal itself and include acupuncture, nutritional medicine, hydrotherapy, botanical medicine, homeopathy, and other modalities. She has a special interest in pediatric medicine including acute care.
Dr. Q has also worked as an adjunct professor of anatomy and physiology at Phoenix College and as a physician at Sunshine Health Care Center. She spends her home time being a wife to her husband and mother to her three children. She believes passionately in health education and preventative medicine and feels the most gentle, effective intervention is the best medicine. Dr. Q is an amateur artist and gardener; she believes in connecting with the earth and our food sources as part of healing.
Dr. Chris Milligan
In his youth, Dr. Milligan developed a love for nature growing up enjoying and working on over two acres filled with fruit trees and large gardens in the Sacramento area. He also participated in the Boy Scouts where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Every hiking, backpacking, camping and fishing trip, further fueled his appreciation for nature. Dr. Milligan is still involved with Scouting as a volunteer in one of the local Cub Scout Packs where he serves as the Cub Scout Master.
Dr. Milligan believes in treating the whole person and getting to the root cause using the laws of nature to help the body heal itself. Depending on the unique needs of his patients, he will customize individualized treatments which can include; nutritional therapy such as therapeutic Ketogenic Diet, botanical medicine, acupuncture, homeopathy, physical medicine, as well as Bowen Therapy, a non-invasive soft tissue manipulation technique that is great for structural and pain issues.
Dr. Christopher Milligan is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ and earned his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. He continues to further his education with specialized seminars and conferences, in order to best treat his patients from a holistic perspective. Additionally, he has areas of interest in cognitive health, weight loss, genetic liver dysfunction, sensory and behavioral issues in children, as well as fatigue and digestive concerns.
In his personal time, his favorite activity is spending time with his son outdoors whether mountain biking, hiking, camping, gardening or reading a good book.
Dr. Ana Jones (NMD)
Dr. Jones is a Naturopathic Medical Physician licensed in the state of Arizona. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008 and earned her doctorate from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014. During her studies she was actively involved in community health including organization of trips to Puerto Penasco, Mexico to run monthly free clinics for the local underserved community. She also participated in research on bacterial resistance to different medicinal plants working with the Arizona State Biodesign Institute.
Dr. Jones is currently seeing patients at Vitalship Naturopathic where she specializes in gastrointestinal conditions, women’s health, mental health, and environmental medicine (heavy metal and solvent toxicity), as well as a variety chronic medical conditions. She uses herbal and vitamin supplementation, nutrition and lifestyle changes, homeopathy, IV therapy, hydrotherapy, and acupuncture to promote health & wellness. She is also a bilingual English/Spanish Physician.
Dr. Iasha White
Dr. Iasha White is an Arizona Native, she received her Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University and earned a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. Dr. White received extensive education and training in the areas of nutrition, botanical medicine, IV therapy and acupuncture.
Dr. White’s interest in medicine began as a young child; this interest grew as she witnessed those around her suffer with chronic disease and mental health disorders. Dr. White’s goal is to empower her patients while guiding them to the highest quality of health; where the mind and body are harmonized allowing her patients to realize their highest potential.
Dr. White has always had an innate desire for natural healing. She is compassionate and likes to meet her patients where they are. She understands how the body functions and believes the body has an innate ability to heal itself. She supports her patients in treating the root cause of disease by combining health sciences and nature. She enjoys fasting for purposes of physical and spiritual healing. She has a disciplined practice in yoga and hiking. She enjoys nature and has a high affinity in using medicinal plants.
She enjoys helping people who have autoimmune conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis, hormone imbalances, gastrointestinal issues, high blood pressure, diabetes and much more.