Dr. Jennifer Silapie has a doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine (Portland, OR) and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with highest honors in the major from the University of California, Santa Cruz. In addition to her formal education, she brings with her experience as a research associate for a biopharmaceutical company.
She has been serving the Gorge community for over 10 years as a naturopathic physician. She has the knowledge, expertise, and accreditation to properly diagnose, manage medications, and provide natural solutions for health and wellbeing. With a deep respect for and educational training in scientific and evidence-based medicine, she has a keen understanding of human physiology (how the body works) and appreciation for the aspects of the human body and health that are not yet discovered or understood. She is not afraid to be your medical sleuth.
Her primary focus is getting you to feel awesome and meet your peak potential using the most natural methods appropriate for your health needs. Dr. Silapie’s primary medical emphasis is hormone balance including bio-identical hormone therapy, adrenal support, thyroid disorders, menopause and andropause, and a heighted expertise in naturopathic fertility. The bulk of her practice is addressing women’s health, pediatric health, digestive disorders, chronic disease management, inflammation reduction, chronic stress reduction and associated mood imbalances. She also supports personalized graceful aging through naturopathic skin care and aesthetic medicine. She encourages a full body approach from nutrition and lifestyle to mental and spiritual well being. She encourages all of her patients to adopt a healthy life-foundation to build upon and will naturally support you using botanical medicine, focused nutrient protocols, and homeopathic medicine/ biotherapeutic drainage.
Dr. Silapie strives to restore joy and love of life through health and wellbeing. She believes we are all sages to our health and encourages patients to take an active role in their health care. When not being a doctor you’ll find her on the trails with her two dogs and kiddo, white water kayaking, or “experimenting” in the kitchen.