Calvin Kwan, ND

Portrait of Calvin Kwan, ND.



Dr. Calvin Kwan supervises student physicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine. He also works in private practice in Seattle.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Kwan’s clinical interests include diabetes (types 1 and 2), metabolic syndromes and cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, he has a deep-seated passion for naturopathic manipulation, sports medicine, diet and lifestyle coaching.

Healing Philosophy:

Dr. Kwan maintains a patient-centered philosophy in which the journey to health begins and ends with the patient’s desire to succeed. During this journey, Dr. Kwan acts as a guide and teacher to help patients pursue their short-term goals and lifetime aspirations.

Past Experience:

Dr. Kwan completed a two-year residency at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, and he was a teaching assistant at Bastyr University for courses in naturopathic manipulation, orthopedics, physical clinical diagnosis and hydrotherapy. He was also co-captain of the Bastyr Sports Medicine Club. He was previously a surgical assistant in a Los Angeles medical center.

Education & Affiliations:
  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2012
  • Post Baccalaureate in Biological Sciences from California Polytechnic State University in 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from California Polytechnic State University in 2005

Watch Dr. Kwan discuss "Preventing Sports Injuries with Natural Medicine":