Annual exams, sports physicals, gyn exams, pap smears, diagnostic testing. bio-identical hormone replacement, botanical and homeopathic medicine. Special emphasis on digestive complaints, insomnia, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, peri-menopause, fibroids. Supportive care for Alzheimer's and vascular dementia.
Professional Associations & Certifications
- Licensed Board Certified Naturopathic Physician-Oregon
- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians-Member
- Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians-Member
- American Holistic Medical Association-Member
- Oregon, Washington
- American Express, Debit Cards, Discover, Financing Available, MasterCard, Money Orders, Personal Checks, VISA, Most insurance accepted
|Person||Dr. Ellen Sauter, ND|
|Address||19300 SW Boones Ferry Road, #3A|
|Phone Number||(503) 692-1110|
Dr. Ellen Sauter, ND
Dr. Ellen Sauter is a Primary Care Naturopathic Physician, licensed and board certified in Oregon. She completed her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at National College of Natural Medicine after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology-Pre-Med from Washington State University and an AA degree in Business from St Johns River State College. She is currently in private practice at The Tualatin Clinic of Natural Medicine near Portland, Oregon.
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease about 13 years ago, and over that time I've had my periods of struggling with it, finally ending up on the medication Humira. Recently, I've given more thought to having children, but don't want to be on any prescriptions that may harm the baby, so I wanted to find a more natural way of managing my Crohn's, which was the reason I chose to see Dr. Hudson at the Tualatin Clinic of Natural Medicine.
The office is small, though they've recently added a second treatment room, and very personal. The paperwork I filled out prior to the appointment was some of the most thorough paperwork I've ever filled out for a doctor appointment, actually looking at the "whole picture" of my health instead of just seeing the Crohn's. Dr. Hudson is very nice and our first visit was about an hour/an hour and a half as she went over my paperwork question by question, getting more information, asking for more details, and in general getting to know me and what brought me to her office. (And she saw me right at my appointment time -- no waiting!)
Needless to say, all of that is so rare with "modern" doctor offices, where you're lucky if you get ten minutes with the doctor after waiting an hour past your appointment time. Dr. Hudson worked out a plan to get me healthy, because I really wasn't. It included a complete change of diet (anti-inflammatory to help calm my Crohn's, gluten free for the same reason), inclusion of vitamins (especially Vitamin D, no surprise here in the Pacific NW), and some specialized "medical food" that was designed for people with digestive disease like Crohn's to help with the absorption of vitamins and minerals.
Six months after being on the new diet and new medicines, along with exercising 3 times a week, my gastroenterologist said my test results came back showing so signs of active Crohn's (last year I had signs of mild-to-moderate activitity). I really believe Dr. Hudson helped put me back on track to being as healthy as I was before being diagnosed with Crohn's--possibly even healthier!
This is an excellent location with fantastic doctors. I highly recommend it.
From Our Website
TCNM is a naturopathic clinic, located in the south end of the Portland Metro corridor, in beautiful Tualatin, Oregon. Our mission is to offer medical services to patients who wish to recover or maintain their health through gentle, non toxic therapies. The Benchmark Clinic was previously the practice Dr. Peggy Rollo, a naturopath and acupuncturist who practiced in northwest Portland for 30 years until her recent retirement. We wish Dr. Rollo a very happy retirement - a well earned rest! At TCNM offers a bridge between the western medical model of health care and the traditional, time tested methods of healing and maintaining health.