Dr. Altman is a Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist with a focus in the area of digestive health. She is clinical and didactic teaching faculty at Bastyr University. She also sees patients in her private practice and the teaching clinic at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and at the Center for Integrative Medicine. Additionally, she is considered an expert in the topic of SIBO and provides educational lectures on digestive health topics to medical students and physicians. Click below for a detailed bio.
Dr. Altman entered the medical field where she trained to become a Certified Nursing Assistant at William Rainey Harper College. Dr. Altman received her Bachelor of Science from The Evergreen State College where she studied on ethnobotany, biology, and chemistry. She also ran an independent laboratory project in which she cloned orchids and researched novel ways to recover infected orchid cultures. During this time she became a medical assistant and went on to train medical assistants after her graduation. Dr. Altman received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Bastyr University in 2011. She also attended the New England School of Homeopathy during her medical training and completed a certificate program. She went on to complete a 3-year residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Naturopathic Primary Care.
Dr. Altman is considered an expert in the field of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and digestive health. She has written articles, given continuing medical education lectures and performed interviews in several venues on these topics. Dr. Altman also developed and currently supervises the Digestive Wellness Clinic shift at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and is currently developing a board certification in naturopathic gastroenterology with the Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Altman also teaches several classes and supervises clinical education at Bastyr University. Additionally, she provides patient care in her private practice and at the teaching clinic at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and at the Center for Integrative Medicine at the Virginia Mason Medical Center.
3670 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103, United States
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Team Care, Private Practice