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Meet the Doctors

Dr. Jenny Bennett (Dr. Jenny Berg)

DSC02878 (640x630)Dr. Jenny Bennett (Dr. Jenny Berg) is a naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist and co-founder of Aria Integrative Medicine.  She received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington.  Prior to medical school, she received her BS in Pharmacological Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Bennett utilizes treatments from both Eastern and Western medical practices to find the best approach for treating all diseases.  She recognizes that every person expresses conditions differently, therefore each person needs to have an individualized treatment plan for that condition.  Her extensive knowledge in conventional and alternative medicine allows her to provide the best possible care for her patients.

Dr. Bennett’s special interests include treating a wide variety of conditions associated with autoimmune disorders such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Graves’ Disease, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Since having been diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2013, she has a deep appreciation for the effect that thyroid conditions have on people, and has developed sincere compassion for those living with lifelong chronic conditions.

When she is not busy seeing patients at Aria Integrative Medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family and crazy dog, exploring all the pacific northwest has to offer. She also teaches Rheumatology and Clinical Pharmacology at Bastyr University and has participated on the Board of Directors for the Autoimmune Advocacy Alliance.  She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

 

Dr. Melinda Bower

Melinda Bower

 

Dr. Melinda Bower is a naturopathic doctor who received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr Bower completed a one year residency at Bastyr Center for Natural Health.  Prior to medical school she received her BS in Environmental Science from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH.  Dr Bower also teaches herbal medicine and gynecology at Bastyr University.  In 2015, she was recognized by her peers as one of Seattle’s “Top Doctors.”

Dr Bower’s clinical interests include thyroid disorders, women’s health, autoimmune diseases and digestive disorders. She works with people to optimize health while utilizing a variety of tools including nutritional support, botanical medicine, and the foundations of health to achieve health. Dr. Bower’s integrative approach to medicine focuses on addressing the root cause of illness rather than just looking at the symptoms. Through this work, she is dedicated to helping you restore health and well-being in your life.

Dr. Bower works with women, men, and adolescents. She focuses on preventative medicine. She specializes in chronic disease management and sees conditions including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hashimotos, graves disease, celiac disease, and IBS. She sees patients with a variety of women’s health issues including PCOS, menstrual irregularities, menopausal symptoms, infertility, uterine fibroids, chronic pelvic pain, insomnia, and anxiety.  Dr. Bower treats every patient with an individualized plan in working toward optimal health.  Click here for more information about Dr. Bower.