Bastyr Center for Natural Health is a teaching clinic with a Team Care approach. Your health concerns are evaluated comprehensively by a licensed health professional and approximately two advanced-student clinicians.
Many of our health care professionals also teach at Bastyr University. All of our clinical supervisors are experienced in patient care, and many have private practices as well. Clinical supervisors are intimately involved with each patient’s case.
Dr. Altman's clinical interests include type 2 diabetes, digestive wellness, physical medicine, acupuncture and East Asian medicine.
Dr. Apichai is a core faculty member in the Department of Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine and a clinical supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. He also serves as an advisor for the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Sports Medicine Club.
Dr. Sondra Beres is a Professor and the Director of Clinical Training for the Department of Counseling and Health Psychology. Dr. Beres teaches multiple clinical courses to graduate students, and provides clinical supervision in counseling at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Brandilyn Binstock is primary care provider and has clinical interests in connective tissue conditions, gastrointestinal conditions, cardiometabolic disorders, anemia and intravenous iron therapy.
Dr. Rachel Boone is a second-year resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. She supervises naturopathic medicine student clinicians in Team Care and sees patients in private practice at BCNH. She has been an invited guest lecturer to speak on advanced topics in cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Dr. Connor's areas of interest include physical medicine, pain management, gastroenterology, endocrinology and visceral manipulation.
Dr. Cullen has several years of experience in evaluating and managing female health conditions including menstrual disorders, vaginitis, cervical abnormalities, infertility and contraception management including IUD placement.
Dr. Ding has been teaching and practicing Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for over 40 years. She provides a Western-style medical assessment in combination with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnosis. She uses a holistic approach, treating with acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and dietary suggestions.
Dr. Dompé specializes in Mind-Body medicine. He believes in supporting the inherent healing ability of each individual, and takes every opportunity to empower patients through education.
Dr. Fresonke's clinical interests include menopause and natural hormone replacement, neurotransmitter testing and balancing, digestive issues, and endocrine disorders.
Dr. Hsiung is a naturopathic doctor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Dr. Kirkham has a particular focus on using acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat acute and chronic pain, including sport injuries.
A firm believer in eclectic interventions, David has been trained in and currently uses DBT, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, NLP, ACT, Psychodynamic principles, and Internal Family Systems.
Brenda Loew specializes in gentle Japanese-style acupuncture, primarily Toyohari Meridian Therapy, Manaka Yin Yang Channel Balancing Therapy and Shonishin pediatric acupuncture.
Dr. Lumiere's academic and clinical interests include electroacupuncture, Chinese dietary therapy, cancer, immunity, menopause and stroke rehabilitation.
Dr. Ma's clinical interests include gynecology and internal medicine. She has more than 35 years of experience in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
Dr Mercer’s clinical interests include pediatrics, women’s health, family medicine, mental health, and chronic disease. Dr Mercer is certified in classical homeopathy, a deep acting treatment that promotes healing on the mental, emotional and physical plane simultaneously. This amplifies the benefits of other naturopathic treatments she employs.
Dr. Minoff is an adjunct faculty member who supervises acupuncture students at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. She also works in private practice in Seattle.
Dr. Pellegrini supervises students clinicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine, including the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Wellness clinic at Bastyr Center. Dr Pellegrini is a primary care physician for both acute and chronic health conditions and enjoys seeing a diverse patient population.
Dr. Peterson is a clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where he supervises students in Integrative Cancer Care.
Janna Rome, is a licensed acupuncturist and has been a clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health for over 16 years. She has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 25 years with a special interest in psycho/emotional issues. When not working Janna loves to spend time with her granddaughters, her Golden retriever and cat as well as writing children’s stories
Allen Sayigh, manager of the Chinese and Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine Dispensary, is responsible for formulating herbal remedies for patients and overseeing the dispensary's operations.
Dr. Simon believes in finding the best approach to support his patient’s health goals and this begins with listening whole-heartedly to their concerns and motivations.
Dr. Sullivan is a first-year resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.
Dr. Dawna Sweeney is a first-year resident and clinic supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic.
Dr Winship is adjunct faculty at Bastyr University where he teaches courses on clinical nutrition, respiratory medicin
Dr. Yu is an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health where she regularly supervises students on both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine rotations. She also teaches classes in Chinese herbal medicine. Her clinical interests include dermatology, digestive disorders and pain management. In her free time, Dr. Yu enjoys getting outside with her two dogs, Pawan and Bibek.
Dr. Zimmerman is an adjunct faculty member at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where she supervises student physicians in the Naturopathic Medicine Department. Dr. Zimmerman also teaches courses in physical examination, counseling, and botanical medicine.
ND — Naturopathic DoctorMD — Medical DoctorLAc — Licensed AcupuncturistDiplAc — Board Certified in AcupunctureDAOM — Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineRN — Registered NurseRD — Registered DietitianPhD — Doctoral DegreeMS — Master of SciencePT — Physical TherapistMPH — Masters of Public HealthLM — Licensed MidwifeMD (China) — Prior license as a medical doctor in ChinaDHANP — Diplomate of Homeopathic Association of Naturopathic PhysiciansCDE — Certified Diabetes EducatorCD — Certified DietitianLMHC — Licensed Mental Health Counselor