The doctors at Evergreen Natural Medicine will work with you collaboratively by listening to your full health history and addressing your specific health concerns. They will evaluate your symptoms, lab work, medical history, and healthcare goals to create individualized treatment plans. In addition, they are integrative healthcare practitioners that utilize herbal medicine, nutrition, homeopathy, supplements, prescription medications, and various forms of manual therapy to improve your health and wellbeing.

About Michele Bartlett, ND

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Dr. Michele Bartlett enjoying the outdoors

Dr. Michele’s primary interest lies in treating chronic conditions for which patients have had little success with other medical interventions.  She has experience treating a wide variety of autoimmune diseases (Hashimoto’s Thyroditis, Sjogren’s, Lupus, PMR, and Scleroderma), neurodegenerative diseases such as MS and dementia, ADD and Autism, and various stages of cancer. She also regularly tests for and helps patients to resolve a variety of GI conditions including chronic heartburn, IBS, SIBO, Crohn’s disease, various forms of colitis, and food sensitivities.  Dr. Michele believes that food is our first form of medicine and uses dietary interventions to treat these health conditions as well as mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression.  She has advanced training in IV therapy, functional medicine, visceral manipulation and myofascial tissue release.  She approaches her patients with an open heart, provides them with treatments and tools to support ongoing wellbeing, and leaves them with a sense of hope for a healthier future.

Dr. Michele has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, a Master’s Degree in Chemistry, and completed her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine.  She has an extensive scientific background and was an engineer and chemistry professor prior to becoming a physician.  She strives to stay on top of the latest research and emerging therapies in order to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and effective healthcare solutions.

When Dr. Michele is not researching various conditions and treatments or helping patients, she enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, and a rural life with her husband, children, and four legged family members.

About Bethel Flores, ND

Dr. Bethel Flores

Dr. Flores is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Mold Specialist who is most passionate about women’s healthcare, hormone balancing, mold and biotoxin illness, chronic viral infections, cardiovascular health and autoimmune diseases.

She uses an integrative approach to treating hormone imbalances including the use of natural therapies, bio-identical hormones, and lifestyle recommendations. She has experience with treating many common conditions including peri-menopausal and menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, low libido, and insomnia.  Additionally, she has a strong background in treating PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), infertility, painful menses, PMS, irregular periods, and endometriosis. She has also developed numerous effective treatments for adrenal and thyroid conditions, including adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Grave’s and Addison’s Disease.

Her practice has a strong emphasis on improving cardiac function and blood sugar regulation.  Through in-depth blood analysis, Dr. Flores helps patients to improve blood pressure, balance cholesterol, and achieve blood sugar control.  Along with genetic testing, she uses targeted, proven natural and conventional therapies to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and dementia.

With an interest in addressing GI disorders, Dr. Flores enjoys helping patients uncover hidden food allergies and sensitivities, treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), and intestinal dysfunction. In many cases, she utilizes specific testing to look for intestinal inflammation, pathogenic bacteria, yeast, and parasites.

Dr. Flores is a Certified Mold-Literate Practitioner through the mold certification course from Dr. Jill Crista, author of Break the Mold © 2018.  Dr. Flores has also studied the work and protocol of Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker as well as many other contemporary practitioners in the field.  When evaluating and treating patients affected by indoor mold and/or biotoxins, she may utilize urine mycotoxin testing, specific blood inflammation markers, stool analysis, micronutrient level measurement, genetic testing and more.  Treatment draws on her background in botanical medicine, nutrition, knowledge of detoxification systems, hormone balancing, and application of findings from genetic analysis.  Guiding patients into wellness and improving their quality of life brings Dr. Flores the greatest joy in practicing medicine.

About Sabra Royer, ND

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Dr. Sabra Royer provides comprehensive naturopathic care with a focus on women’s health. She combines naturopathic principles with an evidence-based approach to address a wide array of common women’s health concerns including irregular periods, PCOS, menstrual cramps, endometriosis, PMS, sexual dysfunction, cervical dysplasia, hypothyroidism, headaches, mood complaints, and insomnia. She also provides routine wellness exams and pap smears, and counseling on contraceptive/birth control options.

She has a special interest in preconception care and fertility, and enjoys helping couples prepare for a healthy pregnancy and baby. For couples struggling with infertility, she works to identify and treat potential underlying causes. Dr. Royer is also experienced in supporting women in menopause and perimenopause utilizing both non-hormonal treatments such as herbs, and bio-identical hormone therapy. Another area of her practice is working with teens and young adults to support overall wellness, prevent unnecessary stress and burnout during school, and establish healthy habits.

Dr. Royer is skilled in women’s pelvic floor therapy. This treatment can help address an array of issues such as urinary incontinence/leakage, interstitial cystitis, prolapse, pelvic pain, pain with sex, and postpartum recovery. She received certifications from both Tami Kent, MSPT and Herman & Wallace Institute, and combines these two methods to incorporate a holistic approach with conventional physical therapy techniques.

She grew up going to a naturopathic doctor since she was a young child, and is honored to provide holistic and compassionate care to others. She earned her undergraduate degree in Physiology at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine, then earned her degree in Naturopathic Medicine at NCNM, where she also completed a teaching residency. Outside of her practice, she is a mother and enjoys spending time with family and exploring the great outdoors.