Dr. Laurel Ash, ND, MS

Board Certified Naturopathic Physician

Laurel Ash, ND, MS is an Oregon and Washington board-certified Naturopathic Physician. She earned her Doctorate in Naturopathy from the National University of Natural Medicine alongside a Master of Science in Integrative Mental Health. Prior to her medical education, Dr. Ash received her bachelor's degree from Boston College. Dr. Ash is passionate about the intersection between holistic remedies and evidence-based research. Clinically, her focuses include women's health, nutritional science, botanical medicines, and optimizing aging. 


Boston CollegeBA in Philosophy
National University of Natural MedicineMaster of Science in Integrative Mental Health

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