Dr. Michelle Kent is passionate about working with first responders, veterans and shift workers regardless of their gender or background. Dr. Kent understands the particular health risks that these communities face and it is her mission to actively assist in identifying those risks to best prevent disease and resolve ongoing health concerns. Dr. Kent is a team player, and a goal-oriented physician who desires to optimize your health and wellness to promote happiness and longevity throughout life.
Dr. Kent graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA. Following her graduation, she completed a residency in Tacoma, WA where she gained extensive experience in men’s health and began her focus in providing care to first responders. Dr. Kent is well-trained in women’s health and her office is set-up to perform pelvic exams.
Dr. Kent is very active in the first responder community, and has particular knowledge on firefighters, paramedics and EMTs. On a regular basis Dr. Kent goes on ride-alongs with local fire departments to learn more about the specifics of the profession to provide the best care she can. Dr. Kent stays up to date on research about first responder health and attends conferences specific to this area.
With a proactive approach to preventing disease and treating the cause of illness, Dr. Kent truly embraces the Naturopathic principles of “Doctor as Teacher” and “Treat the Whole Person”.
Regardless of your background, Dr. Kent feels it is an honor and privilege to be part of your healthcare team.
Dr. Kent focuses in the following areas:
- Sleeping Disorders/Circadian Rhythm Dysfunction
- Hormone Evaluation & Management (Men & Women)
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Stress Support
- Acute & Chronic Pain
- Diet & Exercise
- Thyroid Disorders
- And so much more!
Dr Kent is an active member of the following organizations:
- AANP: American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- WANP: Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- EndoANP: Endocrinology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Last Conferences or Workshops Attended:
- Firemanship PDX: February 24, 25 & 26, 2020
- Peer Support Workshop: February 27, 2020
Currently reading Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
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On her time off you can find Dr. Kent:
- In nature
- Sharing stories and laughing
- Cold plunging into the Sound, rivers, alpine lakes, the ocean
If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call our Patient Care Coordinators at 360-570-0401.