Dr. Lauren Gresham, ND, MPH (CHES)Naturopathic Doctor and Certified Community Health Educator Specialist
Dr. Lauren Gresham is a naturopathic physician that specializes in sexual medicine, weight-neutral approaches to health, natural cardiology, IV nutrient therapy as well as primary care for LGBTQ+ and other diverse patients. Most individuals know what they could be doing to improve their health. However, knowing about those action steps and taking those action steps are often different things. Dr. Gresham’s passion is to help each individual feel empowered around their health and to create lasting habits that ultimately transform their lives.
Dr. Gresham treats a wide variety of conditions, including pelvic pain, post-partum sexual recovery, sexual function changes related to menopause, low libido, organ prolapse, hypertension, high cholesterol, LGBTQ+ informed primary care, gender affirmative care, and weight-neutral approaches to wellness to make peace with your body.
Dr. Lauren Gresham graduated with her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Master of Public Health from Bastyr University. Dr. Gresham studied public health because she cares about solving health issues within communities, in addition to working with individuals. For Dr. Gresham, watching each individual and each community take powerful steps towards more vibrant lives is one of the deepest privileges of her life.
When Dr. Gresham isn’t seeing patients, she can often be found in classrooms, conferences or corporate meeting rooms. Dr. Gresham is a certified Community Health Educator Specialist, which is the national credential for health educators. Her most popular presentations focus on health equities of the LGBTQ+ community, de-stigmatizing sex education, and the anti-aging benefits of play and joy.
In addition to being a physician and a health educator, Dr. Gresham is an enthusiastic participant in the Landmark worldwide transformation courses, an eight-time participant of Burning Man, an ecstatic dancer and a devoted spouse. When Dr. Gresham is not with patients, she is often found playing in the woods.
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How is Dr. Gresham’s approach different from other providers?
Dr. Lauren Gresham combines the absolute best of natural medicine with conventional medical knowledge when developing your treatment plans. Dr. Gresham will be spending significantly more time, on average between 50-75 minutes, getting to know you and your unique journey at each visit. You will never be rushed into a quick diagnosis and sent out the door with only prescription drugs in hand. Instead, you can expect to leave her office significantly more educated about what is happening in your body. Dr. Gresham takes time to ensure that you understand your treatment and your diagnosis so that no matter where your health journey takes you, you feel more empowered in your life.
Dr. Gresham is particularly skilled at explaining complex medical ideas in a language that patients can understand. You can expect to see diagrams, hear metaphors, look at anatomical models and have ample time to get all your questions answered.
Professional Certifications, Affiliations and Achievements
- Licensed Naturopathic Primary Care Physician
- Certified Community Health Educator Specialist
- Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians member
- American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists member
- International Society for Sexual Medicine member
- Sexual Medicine Society of North America member
- International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexuality member