Dr. Lauren Mathewson, ND
Dr. Lauren Mathewson received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) with Honors in Research from the National University of Natural Medicine, in Portland OR, in 2015.
Dr. Mathewson takes a unique approach to practicing Naturopathic Medicine, blending time honored traditional therapies with cutting edge evidence-based medicine and laboratory testing. Dr. Mathewson’s goal with each patient is to support them and encourage them to achieve their own personal optimal health and performance. She loves working with nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, botanical medicines, supplements, and stress management.
Dr. Mathewson has a passion for Integrative Oncology support. She works with patients at all stages of cancer diagnosis: starting with preventing cancer, supporting patients through active treatment, managing side effects, improving quality of life, and maintaining remission. She takes a broad treatment approach to supporting her oncology patients, as she recognizes cancer is a multifactorial disease.
Dr. Mathewson also specializes in working with autoimmune conditions, functional digestive disturbances, endocrine disorders, and helping patients achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Mathewson had a successful career in academic research science, working in the fields of cancer and DNA repair, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology and Reproduction. Dr. Mathewson feels that her scientific background is a huge benefit to her patients, as she is comfortable and confident evaluating scientific literature, and extracting relevant clinical information.
When she’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Mathewson tries to spend as much time outside in nature as possible. She enjoys hiking, bicycling and swimming, and is a firm believer in the benefits of movement and sweating on a regular basis. Dr. Mathewson enjoys music, art, cooking, playing with dogs, and spending time with loved ones.
Meet with Dr Mathewson
The easiest way to get started is to schedule a free 15 minute coordination meeting to discuss what lab tests will help meet your health goals and whether we can run these tests through your insurance provider.