Since 2001, Dr. Schroeder has been empowering patients to live vital healthy lives. As a naturopathic physician, what sets her apart from an MD or nurse practitioner is her extensive knowledge of nutrition, herbal medicine, and alternative treatments along with her commitment to treat the underlying cause of illness.
Dr. Schroeder specializes in women’s health and works with women of all ages. The most common women’s health issues for which patients seek her care revolve around hormonal imbalance involving menopause, polycystic ovary symptom, irregular menstrual cycles, and fertility concerns. She also treats such common health complaints as allergies, asthma, digestive issues, and headaches.
Working with Dr. Schroeder means having the opportunity to share your health story with a physician who will take the time to listen. She spends an hour with each patient to facilitate the intake of a full health history. She additionally spends time outside visits studying cases, responding to inquiries, and incorporating valuable information from fellow practitioners into her ongoing research. Trained in both western and alternative medicine, she offers truly integrative care.
From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Schroeder was the executive director of the Women in Balance Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating women and healthcare providers about women’s health, healthy aging, and menopause, including bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). She has over ten years of experience working in a reproductive healthcare clinic and five years of experience as a BHRT consultant and educator. She has worked as a midwifery apprentice and has donated numerous volunteer hours to Mercy and Wisdom Healing Center in Oregon’s Multnomah County. Dr. Schroeder previously practiced in Washington, D.C., as well as in Virginia, where she was voted best alternative practitioner in Loudoun County.
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To set up a free 15-minute consultation with Dr. Schroeder, contact Bambu Clinic online or by phone. ☏ 503-274-9360