Introducing Dr. Karen Hurley, ND
West Seattle Natural Medicine is excited to announce that Karen Hurley, ND will be joining the clinic beginning February 1, 2013.
Dr. Hurley uses natural medicines to treat a wide range of conditions, serving as a primary care physician to children, adults and seniors. Her clinical interests include women's health and menopause, endocrinology, functional medicine, healthy aging and natural weight loss.
Dr. Hurley is also an adjunct clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where she supervises clinicians in Team Care. She has taught herbal medicine, clinical laboratory diagnosis and counseling psychology as an academic faculty member at Bastyr University.
Dr. Hurley says, "I derive tremendous satisfaction from empowering patients to transform their lives. My goal is to help them feel stronger, achieve better function and gain a more joy-filled quality of life."
Dr. Hurley has appeared as a guest expert on the Tacoma FM broadcast "Here 4 You," speaking on nutrition and detoxification. She traveled to Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake to provide emergency healthcare at a rural clinic.
Education & Affiliations
Dr. Hurley earned her ND from Bastyr University and her bachelor of arts in literature at Northwestern University.
Experience Naturopathic Medicine! Age healthfully and naturally.
West Seattle Natural Medicine offers many options for your healthcare needs. Dr. Katherine Oldfield owns and operates the clinic, and has chosen other individual practitioners to offer care at the clinic.
The staff at WSNMC have created an environment that meets many of your healthcare needs under one roof. Marlena, Lisa and Cayla at the front desk can help you to set up appointments with our various doctors and practitioners and to answer any questions you may have.
West Seattle Natural Medicine's naturopathic physicians are dedicated to improving your health and that of your family by providing effective, holistic healthcare. Our mission is to create a caring environment that is committed to excellence in healthcare. We will help you to achieve better health and quality of life through natural medicine.
With each patient we aim to:
- identify the cause of disease
- stimulate the body's healing mechanisms
- provide the remedies needed for recovery
- help patients transition into a healthier lifestyle
We concentrate on the whole person, rather than focusing only on symptomatic treatment.
Our doctors, Dr. Katherine Oldfield, Dr. Arika Dortero, Dr. Ryan Campbell and Dr. Karen Hurley. blend the best of clinical nutrition, lifestyle counseling, herbal medicine, physical medicine and homeopathy with extensive training in modern medical care to bridge the gap between alternative and conventional medicine. Naturopathic medicine helps you to prevent future illnesses!
Your naturopathic physician can treat acute and chronic illnesses, help you manage the symptoms of menopause through herbs or bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and provide services such as annual exams including gynecological exams, craniosacral therapy, personal supplementation plans and more.