Dr. Rebecca Provorse
Naturopathic physician, acupuncturist
Certified Wiley Protocol Practitioner
Dr. Rebecca Provorse grew up in rural northern California and spent her adolescence wandering the hills, vineyards and orchards of Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Her innate love of the natural world became woven into her wonder of science and medicine. She was pre-med at UC Berkeley in California and completed her bachelor's in science from the University of Oregon. In 2004 she graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) with a doctorate in naturopathy (ND) and a masters in Oriental Medicine (MSOM). She has taught at the graduate level, spoken at numerous professional events and published herbal monographs for supplement companies.
For over 12 years, Dr. Provorse has been in private practice specializing in endocrinology (hormone-related disorders). She was the first Wiley Protocol practitioner in Oregon, blazing trails in this state using circannual rhythmic replacement. She continues to offer this revolutionary hormone therapy (as well as static HRT options) to cis- and transgender adults in her practice for optimal wellness. Please see our page on Endocrinology for more information on the conditions treated.
Dr. Provorse treats thyroid disorders every day she sees patients. She is well versed in auto-immune thyroid conditions: Hashimoto's and Grave's disease, taking a integrative approach to therapy (diet considerations, medication management, etc). She has done extensive continuing education on thyroid issues. Dr. Provorse is a member of the endoANP (endocrinology association of naturopathic physicians).
Diabetes is the ultimate endocrine disorder. Dr. Provorse uses the teachings of Richard Bernstein MD and his student Mona Morstein ND in her management of types I, II and LADA diabetes. Interrelated to diabetes, is consideration of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Provorse implements integrative cardiology diagnostic and treatment measures for the basics, such as hypertension and elevated cholesterol.
Interrelated to "hormone issues" are autoimmune disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and mental health complaints, which Dr. Provorse also treats in her practice. She is founder and owner of Glow Healthcare Integrative Medicine. In 2015, Dr. Provorse moved her practice under the roof of Santé Aesthetics & Wellness in order to improve the quality of care delivered to patients, as well as open up a part-time practice in the state of Hawaii. Dr. Provorse sees patients in Portland, Oregon and on the Big Island of Hawaii. She is available for speaking engagements, as a contributor to professional magazines and for consultation.
To Schedule: 971.407.3066