Lela Altman, ND, MS, LAc



Dr. Altman supervises naturopathic medicine student clinicians in Team Care and sees patients in private practice. She also supervises the community care site at Aegis Senior Living (scroll down to watch a related short video), and teaches classes at Bastyr University.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Altman's clinical interests include type 2 diabetes, digestive wellness, physical medicine, acupuncture and East Asian medicine.

Healing Philosophy:

Dr. Altman's medical philosophy involves empowering patients to achieve optimal health through education, support and guidance.

Past Experience:

Dr. Altman has completed three years as a naturopathic medicine resident physician at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Previously she worked as a teaching assistant and research assistant at Bastyr University and a graduate medical assistant coordinator at The Evergreen State College.

Education & Affiliations:

Dr. Altman earned her ND and her master's degree in acupuncture from Bastyr University and completed additional homeopathy training at New England School of Homeopathy. She earned and her bachelor of science in biology at Evergreen State College, where she also trained to become a medical assistant. She also became a Certified Nursing Assistant after training at William Rainey Harper College.

Watch Dr. Altman in the video "Community clinics help reach patients in need" by Integrated Therapeutics: