Northwest Natural Health of Seattle has several physicians who have the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) degree and who are experts in holistic, homeopathic, natural medicine and cancer nutrition. Each has extensive training and experience in diagnosing, treating and preventing disease using modern, traditional, scientific and empirical methods.
Dan Labriola, ND, PEng
Voted among “Seattle Top Doctors” in Seattle Met Magazine
Dr. Labriola founded Northwest Natural Health in 1985. He currently serves as the Director of the clinic, and is a consultant for a number of area hospitals specializing in the appropriate use of alternative medicine and complementary therapies for patients currently involved in conventional medical treatments.
Dan writes the “On Health” column for The Seattle Times. Selected columns:
Licensure and Certification
Leadership, Membership and Awards (Past and Present)
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Lisa Price, ND
Dr. Price has a B.S. in microbiology, an M.S. in biochemistry and worked as a research scientist prior to becoming an ND. She graduated from Bastyr University in 1998 with honors in counseling. She practiced in both public and private practices until 2005, focusing primarily on women's health issues.
She was awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant in 2005 to study the effects of natural products on healthy immune systems and those burdened by cancer. She was awarded a subsequent NIH postdoctoral fellowship in 2007 to continue the previous studies for another 3 years.
Dr. Price focuses primarily on women's health as well as diabetes and blood sugar management.
Dr. Sam Schikowitz, ND
Dr. Schikowitz is a graduate of University of California Santa Cruz and Bastyr University. He is experienced in chronic disease treatment, oncology, and has a special interest in intravenous therapy for chronic diseases including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and neuropathy. He is also board certified in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture.
Dr. Schikowitz's Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine training was also completed at Bastyr University and included traditional Chinese medical diagnosis, acupuncture and oriental medical techniques, Tui Na massage, Chinese herbal formulation, and Chinese nutritional therapy.
Dr. Schikowitz is a NABNE board certified and Arizona State licensed naturopathic doctor, as well as an NCCAOM board certified acupuncturist. He is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association (AZNMA).
Dr. Schikowitz has had lifelong personal experience with natural medicine, including: dietary therapy, botanical Medicine, supplementation, counseling, exercise (including sports, dance, Yoga, and martial arts) meditation, and other health modalities.
Dr. Schikowitz, his wife and young son recently moved to Bellevue from Arizona where he practiced in a specialty care medical clinic.
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Dr. Tara Stacker, ND
Dr. Stacker received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University with advanced certification in craniosacral therapy. She graduated cum laude from Tulane University with a B.S. and departmental honors in psychology and a B.A. in anthropology and philosophy. Dr. Stacker’s professional experience prior to naturopathic medicine includes crisis counseling and training volunteer caregivers to provide practical and emotional support for people living with HIV disease or cancer.
Before joining Northwest Natural Health, Dr. Stacker established a private practice with focus on chronic disease prevention and treatment, endocrine disorders and mental health. She is experienced in specialty care with strong interest in oncology, diabetes and cardiovascular disease and women’s and infant’s health.
Dr. Stacker lives in Seattle with her husband and young daughter.
Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD
Carrie Dennett is a registered dietitian nutritionist who focuses on oncology, women's health, digestive health, food intolerances, cardiovascular health and healthy weight. She teaches mindful and intuitive eating techniques and helps patients discover realistic ways to eat better every day. She has more than 200 cookbooks in her collection and loves preparing meals that are both nutritious and delicious.
Carrie writes the “On Nutrition” column for The Seattle Times. Selected columns:
Licensure and Certification
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The staff of Northwest Natural Health are committed to the health and well-being of each patient, understanding individual needs and exceeding expectations. Even though each of our highly-skilled staff members has a specific area of expertise, each is dedicated to assisting our patients in every aspect of their office experience.
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