Bastyr Center is a teaching clinic that offers a Team Care approach. You also may choose to see a licensed health care provider one-on-one through private practice, or make an appointment with one of our naturopathic residents for the same price as a Team Care visit.

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Bastyr University Clinic is a teaching clinic that offers a Team Care approach. You also may choose to see a licensed health care provider one-on-one through private practice, or make an appointment with one of our naturopathic residents for the same price as a Team Care visit.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Altman's clinical interests include type 2 diabetes, digestive wellness, physical medicine, acupuncture and East Asian medicine.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice
Dr. Apichai specializes in musculoskeletal concerns such as pain associated with the neck, back and legs and in headaches.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Bayer's clinical interests include treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and pain management.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Bender's clinical interests include integrative and holistic family medicine and mental health, and applying comprehensive approaches including dietary/lifestyle modifications, botanical medicine and homeopathy to treat a variety of health concerns.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Bower is adjunct faculty at Bastyr University, where she teaches botanical medicine and gynecology classes and supervises student physicians at Bastyr Center for Natural Health

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Brammer's special areas of interest are women’s medicine and the treatment of chronic disease with a focus on lifestyle change, nutrition and botanical medicine.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Brignall supervises the Integrative Cancer Care specialty shift at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. His special interests include cancer and pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Cao's clinical interests are internal medicine, cancer care, stress relief, infertility, menopause, immune support and pain control.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Dr. Carvlin is a first year resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where she supervises and teaches student clinicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine. She also sees patients in private practice. 

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Dr. Congdon provides family medicine in private practice at Bastyr Center, and has a special interest in digestive health and treating inflammatory and functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Connor's areas of interest include physical medicine, pain management, gastroenterology, endocrinology and visceral manipulation.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

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.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice
Current Role

Dr. Day is a first-year resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where he supervises student clinicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine. He also sees patients one-on-one in private practice. 

 

Ayurvedic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Dean is an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr Center, where he oversees students in ayurvedic medicine appointments.

Nutrition, Team Care, Private Practice

Kory is a registered dietitian nutritionist who is passionate about whole foods nutrition and mind-body health. She specializes in providing expert nutrition counseling to help clients enhance their physical and emotional health.

Ayurvedic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

As an ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Dhru believes his role is to educate and empower people regarding their basic constitution and current state of imbalance, how it developed and what can be done to restore the balance.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Ding has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbs combined with Western Medicine since 1976, in addition to working as a registered nurse in neurosurgery and organ transplantation for eight years.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Dodge's interests include combining primary care and physical medicine with a focus on management of physical injuries and pain syndromes using hands-on treatments.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Dompe believes in supporting the inherent healing ability of each individual, and take every opportunity to empower patients through education.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Mr. Dowling’s clinical interests include auricular acupuncture, herbal medicine and manual therapy.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Elabbadi’s clinical interests include family medicine, gastroenterology, metabolic disease and disease prevention. Her research background led her to value the role of diet and lifestyle in the initiation and progression of disease.

Counseling, Team Care

Dr. Farmer is a clinical supervisor for counseling at Bastyr Center for Natural Health and is the director of clinical training for the Master of Science in Nutrition and Clinical Health Psychology program.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Fresonke's clinical interests include menopause and natural hormone replacement, neurotransmitter testing and balancing, digestive issues, and endocrine disorders.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

First Year Resident

Education

BA in Biochemistry from University of Washington in Seattle, WA in 2011; Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2017.

Counseling

Lisa Hake is a supervising counseling shift supervisor in Team Care.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

First Year Resident at BCNH (Team Care, Resident Care)

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Hibbs takes a special interest in family medicine, toxicology, environmental medicine and clinical depuration (elimination of toxic substances), neurodegenerative disorders, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, autoimmune disease, viral hepatitis C and B, men’s health, and healing with whole foods and other natural modalities as much as possible.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Ms. Hughes's clinical interests include chemical dependency, women's health, geriatrics and the treatment of chronic disease, end of life care, cancer care, and stroke rehabilitation.

Nutrition, Private Practice

Dawn is a registered dietitian and level 1 diabetes educator, her clinical interests include diabetes prevention and management, weight management, hypertension, high cholesterol, high triglycerides as well as general nutrition. 

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

First Year Resident at BCNH (Team Care, Private Practice)

Education

Seattle Pacific University 2009-2013, Bachelors of Science in Physiology
Bastyr University 2013-2017, Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine

A portrait of Jennifer Johnson
Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Johnson's clinical interests include women’s health, naturopathic gynecology, preconception care and counseling, hormone balance and thyroid health.

Portrait of Kayo King.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Ms. King's clinical interests include women's disorders, pediatrics, pain control and allergy elimination.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Kirkham has a particular focus on using acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat acute and chronic pain, including sport injuries.

Counseling, Team Care

Jordan is a clinical supervisor for counseling at Bastyr Center for Natural Health and the owner of Atlas Counseling PLLC, a private counseling practice in Seattle.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Dr. Lamden’s clinical interests include primary care naturopathic medicine, physical medicine, sports medicine and treatment of allergy-related problems as well as problems related to environmental and toxic exposure.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Lesnak's clinical interests include family medicine, women’s health, pediatrics, autoimmune disease, diabetes and cardiovascular medicine, IBS including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and methylation nutrigenomics.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Lichtenstein's clinical interests include biofeedback, craniosacral therapy, ortho-bionomy, continuum movement therapy, authentic movement and five rhythms dance.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Liu’s clinical interests include acupuncture; the restoration and channeling of qi; and qigong and herbal treatment for pain, gynecological, pediatric and psychological disorders.

Portrait of Brenda Loew.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Brenda Loew specializes in gentle Japanese-style acupuncture, primarily Toyohari Meridian Therapy, Manaka Yin Yang Channel Balancing Therapy and Shonishin pediatric acupuncture.

Portrait of Yuanming Lu.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Lu practices family medicine and internal medicine with an emphasis on pain management; functional disorders such as emotional and physical anxiety, mild depression, IBS and allergies; and stroke rehabilitation.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Lu has a particular interest in treating pain, allergies, women's problems, insomnia, asthma, addictions, fatigue and digestive disorders.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Lumiere's academic and clinical interests include electroacupuncture, Chinese dietary therapy, cancer, immunity, menopause and stroke rehabilitation.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Ma's clinical interests include gynecology and internal medicine. She has more than 35 years of experience in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.

Portrait of Richard Mann.
Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Mann, who helped found the Pacific College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1978, supervises students in homeopathy appointments at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

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.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

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.

Nutrition, Team Care, Private Practice
Kelly has a special interest in food allergies, weight management from a non-diet/Health at Every Size approach, plant-based diets, renal (kidney) nutrition, digestive health, cancer and maternal and pediatric nutrition.
Portrait of Dean Neary, ND.
Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Neary supervises physical medicine shifts, specializing in treatments including manipulation of soft and osseous tissues, hydrotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, and electrical muscle stimulation.

Traci Pantuso is Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Parkinson supervises physical medicine shifts and holds an interest in treating irritable bowel syndrome; muscle, joint and back pain; and allergies.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Pellegrini's clinical interests include diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She supports her patients’ health with herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, nutrition, detoxification, lifestyle changes and counseling.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

First Year Resident at BCNH (Team Care and Private Practice)

Education

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, 2013-2017
Bsc. Biology, Trinity Western University, 2008-2012

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Peterson is a clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where he supervises students in Integrative Cancer Care

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Philp takes special interest in chronic illness, autoimmune disease, pain management, women’s health, therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine and homeopathy.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Robbins practices integrative family medicine with a focus on chronic illness and prevention. His clinical interests include allergies, autoimmune conditions, men's health and mental health.

Portrait of Janna Rome.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Janna Rome is trained in craniosacral work, certified in the use of low-level laser therapy and particularly enjoys working with complicated emotional and health conditions.

Counseling, Team Care

Dr. Rosen's clinical interests include the application of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions for treatment of anxiety, depression, habit disorders, stress-related conditions and optimal performance.

Portrait of Joshua Rubestein, ND.
Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Rubinstein's clinical interests include the treatment of chronic pain, fibromyalgia and dermatological complaints.

A portrait of Allen Sayigh.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

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.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Ms. Scott specializes in auricular acupuncture and gentle Japanese-style acupuncture incorporating Manaka Yin Yang Channel Balancing Therapy and Toyohari Japanese Meridian Therapy incorporating palpation of the abdomen, meridians and pulses to inform how best to approach treating the patient's health care concerns.

Counseling, Team Care

Dr. Shen-Miller is a core faculty member in the Department of Counseling and Health Psychology.

Counseling, Team Care

Jessica serves as a clinical supervisor for Counseling at Bastyr Center for Natural Health and works in private practice where she specializes in Mindfulness and Acceptance-based counseling with a focus on preventive stress-management and sustainable mind-body wellness. 

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

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.

A portrait of Chuck Smith.
Counseling, Team Care

Dr. Smith's clinical interests include psychosynthesis, spiritual psychologies, anxiety, depression, meditation, career counseling and life-purpose work.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Dr. Somol takes a special interest in women’s health and adolescent medicine. She is especially focused on preventive care and sees a wide range of acute and chronic conditions.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Standish, a faculty supervisor in the Integrative Cancer Care specialty shift, has clinical interests including naturopathic oncology and neurology, chronic hepatitis C, as well as basic neuroscience research.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

First Year Resident at BCNH

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Tseng's clinical interests include internal medicine, gynecology, cancer management and nutritional therapy.

Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice

Dr. Wallace, chief medical officer at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, strives to support the healing power of nature through the use of nutrition, lifestyle counseling, natural therapeutics and a strong commitment to the doctor-patient relationship.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Wang's clinical interests include internal disease, cancer and pain-related conditions.

Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Team Care

Dr. Weissman is a clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where she supervises acupuncture and East Asian medicine students in Team Care. She also works in private practice in Bellevue.

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Biography:

Dr Winship is a first year resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. He supervises student clinicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine and sees patients in private practice.

 

Naturopathic Medicine

Education:

Bastyr University, Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, 2011 

University of Texas at Tyler, BS Chemistry, Mathetics Minor, 1986

Naturopathic Medicine, Private Practice

Dr. Yin takes a special interest in allergies, digestive disorders, women's health and geriatric health. She emphasizes preventive health through routine screening exams and long-term modification of the diet and lifestyle.

Credential Definitions

ND — Naturopathic Doctor
MD — Medical Doctor
LAc — Licensed Acupuncturist
DiplAc — Board Certified in Acupuncture
DAOM — Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
RN — Registered Nurse
RD — Registered Dietitian
PhD — Doctoral Degree
MS — Master of Science
PT — Physical Therapist
MPH — Masters of Public Health
LM — Licensed Midwife
MD (China) — Prior license as a medical doctor in China
DHANP — Diplomate of Homeopathic Association of Naturopathic Physicians
CDE — Certified Diabetes Educator
CD — Certified Dietitian
LMHC — Licensed Mental Health Counselor