Emer McKenna, ND



Dr. McKenna is a primary care provider with special interests in queer/trans/LGBTQ+ health, gastrointestinal conditions, adolescent health, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and reproductive health care for all genders.

Clinical Interests:

  • Digestive health (especially SIBO, IBS, IBD, leaky gut)
  • Gut microbiome
  • Queer/trans/LGBTQ+ health
  • Primary care and annual screenings (including cervical screening)
  • Body-positive reproductive health care for all genders
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Preventive medicine.

Healing Philosophy:

"My goal is to create a space for people to be vulnerable, forthright, and empowered as we work together to craft a plan to meet their health goals. Whenever possible, I like to search for the root cause of an illness or symptoms and try to help folks create a foundation that will support overall health. I love research and learning about the latest advances in medicines and sharing knowledge with my patients!"


  • ND at Bastyr University
  • Clinical herbalist certification
  • Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism
  • BA in Psychology, Johnson State College