PHRANQ TAMBURRI, N.MD graduated with honors from Penn State, graduate work from Temple, and later a second degree from Kansai Gaidai University in Japan. He paused academics to join a working Zen Buddhist monastery outside Hiroshima, Japan where he studied, and lived an alternative medical philosophy. Back in America he studied Austrian / Keynesian economic models as adjunct training to preparing himself and his future patients in the ‘business of medicine’. Later he worked for Merck Pharmaceuticals to help prepare Phase 4 clinical trials for FDA approval. Prior to medical school Dr. Tamburri became a surgical team leader for hospital organ and tissue transplant retrievals.
Ultimately, due to a desire to provide low invasive medical options and choices, Dr. Tamburri chose to become a Naturopathic Physician. He graduated from the nationally accredited Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe Arizona where he later was selected resident, then Chief Resident, where he created the Men’s Health Clinic for screening low income populations. Later he became the first Naturopath to conduct residency rounds with Mayo Clinic trained urologists under renowned Dr. Bernard Gburek, MD.
Dr. Tamburri has served as Professor of Clinical Urology at his Alma Mater for 12 years. He served as a Board member to the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, the Southwest Prostate Cancer Association (screening programs), Governor’s Council for Spinal Cord and Head Injuries, and founding member of the International Naturopathic Clinical Research Institute. He has received numerous awards including the peer selected Top Doc designee for Phoenix Magazine. Amongst Dr. Tamburri’s numerous authorships, including as senior contributor to the annual men’s health issue of the respected Naturopathic Doctor News & Review, his most professional achievement was as chosen chapter contributor (Urology) to the definitive nationwide profession endorsed textbook, Naturopathic Foundations.
Currently Dr. Tamburri is the medical director for Prostate Second Opinions (PSO). With 3 locations and international patient clientele, PSO provides the definitive advanced consultation for men navigating their prostate medical options amongst the natural, the conventional, and the ethical.
Dr. Tamburri can be reached at Prostate Second Opinions at either of his offices (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Seattle) by contacting his triage office @ 480-231-4203 or simply ‘Google’ him with any of our location cities.
He will speak on Options For Surviving Prostate Cancer.