Specialzing in holistic primary care, transgender health care and hormone transition.

Author: scopes

Patient Advocacy for Pay Parity in Oregon

Here is the link to the facebook group in support of NDs https://www.facebook.com/groups/288938176488325/

Telemedicine Options

Due to the current coronavirus situation, I am not seeing patients in the clinic, but we can have a telemedicine visit on your computer or smart phone. Call or text me to schedule at 503-753-6533. It’s an easy way to get care and still stay safely at home.

Compounded medications are at risk

Individualized compounded medications containing safe, natural ingredients such as turmeric, nettle, licorice, or chondroitan sulfate are at risk of being banned by the FDA. You can buy it in a store but the ability for a compounding pharmacist to include it in a personalized medication is at risk. Comments and donations are helpful in the…

Now offering hormone pellets

I am now offering hormone pellets which are a good alternative for people who don’t love doing shots or creams or pills to get their hormone replacement. Pellets are placed under the skin in a minor surgical procedure and get replaced every 4 or more months as needed.

Our office moved to 2326 NW Lovejoy St.

We opened in our new location at 2326 NW Lovejoy St on September 19th.  We have a parking lot, it’s right on bus line 15 and our new clinic looks great!

Voted Best ND

I was voted Best ND by Willamette Week in 2015! Thanks to everyone who voted. My patients are the best and I love working with you all.


I am now a CareOregon provider for my transgender patients! Unfortunately, Family Care does not allow ND’s to participate. Of course, I am also covered under many private insurers and we do the billing for you. Be sure to check to see that your policy includes Naturopathic coverage and if there are any limits on what ND’s can…

top doc list

  I was also on the top doc list for Portland Monthly January 2012 and the Portland Mercury in 2013.

Are multivitamins dangerous?

Many of you have probably heard the recent press release on a study that links multivitamins with adverse health effects. There is, of course, a deeper side to the story which is pretty well summarized in this article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-mark-hyman/vitamin-dangers_b_1018430.html A couple of key points : Remember that correlation is not causation. There was an association, not…

25 years of practice!

I just realized that I hit the 25 yrs in practice milestone this year.  I still love what I do more than ever, getting to help people get healthier and happier. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to listen to my patients’ stories and I learn so much from them every day.  I…