Andrew Simon, ND
Dr. Simon is a first-year clinical resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where he supervises student physicians in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine. He also sees patients in private practice in Practitioner Care at Bastyr Center.
The body needs resources to heal and prevent future health problems. Dr. Simon uses diet, nutrition, herbs, biofeedback, counseling, physical medicine techniques, osseous manipulations, activator technique, kinesio taping, orthotics, craniosacral therapy, massage, and functional exercises to provide resources so the body can maintain maintain a fit and healthy condition. Clinical interests include family medicine, cardiovascular health, diabetes, digestive disorders, allergies and immune health, musculoskeletal conditions, weight loss, stress management, chronic fatigue and pain, and especially any combination of the above.
Dr. Simon believes in finding the best approach to support his patient’s health goals and this begins with listening whole-heartedly to their concerns and motivations. The ultimate goal is to help patients tackle complex health conditions with small simple changes. Together, we will build health-awareness so the patient can begin to apply tools learned in a visit, that over time will help them succeed in making lasting changes to their health. As a primary care physician, Dr. Simon uses modern research with safe and effective therapies to get to the root of the problem, while working collaboratively with other health care providers.
In addition to Dr. Simon’s work as a teaching assistant and past captain of the Bastyr Sports Medicine Club, he often was involved with Bastyr’s Student Government, the Naturopathic Medical Student Association, and he participated in the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians's efforts in Washington, D.C., as a student ambassador. In his free time he enjoys cooking, running, working with technology, and staying active in legislation regarding naturopathic medicine.
Education & Affiliations
- BS in Exercise Science from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, in 2007
- Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 2013
- Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- Member of the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians
- Kinesio Taping Practitioner Member