Dr. Hotchner was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1954 and has been an osteopathic physician practicing holistic medicine since 1981, when he graduated with distinction from Des Moines University.

Over the past 30 years Dr. Hotchner has studied classical homeopathy, osteopathic manipulation, cranial manipulation, nutrition, herbs, an many energy techniques including NMT, JMT, GIFTS, NAET, DSE, and Spring Forest QiGong. He is an ordained minister in spiritual healing and a reikki master. He combines the best from what he has learned in the field of holistic medicine with traditional medical therapies.

Dr. Hotchner treats patients of all ages with any type of condition, using natural non-toxic therapies. He gives occasional seminars in healing.