Alex Tan, ND, RN

Specialties:

Biography: 

Alex Tan, ND, RN is a Bastyr University graduate (2006) and has worked as a primary care doctor at One Medical (San Francisco and Seattle) since 2007 (to current) serving a diverse adult population. He joins Bastyr as adjunct clinical faculty.

Clinical Interests:

  • IBS, SIBO, Digestive Health
  • Men's Health, Women's Health, including hormone balancing
  • Fatigue, Sleep Issues/Insomnia, Mental Health
  • Weight Loss
  •  Primary Care (preventive screenings, vaccinations, upper respiratory infections/cold/cough/flu, hypertension, diabetes, UTI's, vaginitis, low back pain, hypothyroidism, depression/anxiety/insomnia, GI issues such as GERD/gas/bloating/IBS/Celiac's, musculoskeletal complaints)

Healing Philosophy:

Dr. Tan builds treatment plans in partnership with his patients based on a comprehensive understanding of his patient's health goals, current symptoms, formal diagnosis, conventional and functional medicine work-up, diet and lifestyle background, past personal and family history and  patient preferences. He likes the "detective work" of medicine. He is very comfortable integrating conventional (wise use of prescriptions and procedures) and naturopathic medicine (nutrition, lifestyle, herbs, supplements) paradigms in caring for his patients.  His style is open and collaborative. 

Past Experience:

One Medical Group, Primary Care Provider and Telemedicine Provider,  (San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA), 2007-current

Institute for Functional Medicine, Clinical Coordinator, (Federal Way, WA), 2016-2017

SF-on-Call Concierge Medicine, Primary Care Provider, 2007

Education & Affiliations:

  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, 2006
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (candidate), RN Pre-licensure completed, Seattle University, 2017-current, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
  • Member AANP, WANP. CNDA