Shawnte Yates, ND, LAc
  • Dr. Shawnte Yates, ND, LAc

  • Naturopathic Doctor & Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Email
  • Call 503-477-5051 for an appointment.
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Services Provided

  • Acupuncture
  • Primary Care
  • Women’s Health Services & Gynecological Exams
  • Pediatrics & Well-Child Exams
  • Western and Chinese Herbs
  • Homeopathy
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Functional Lab Testing
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage and Structural Manipulation


By treating you and not a condition, I’m able to treat many symptoms and disease states that might not be listed here.


  • Cough
  • Colds & flu
  • Ear infections
  • Headaches
  • Pain
  • Sinus infections
  • Sprains & strains
  • Urinary tract infections


  • Allergies
  • Food and environmental intolerance
  • Digestive complaints
  • Constipation/diarrhea
  • Pain management
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis/osteopenia
  • Auto-immune conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disease
  • Adrenal imbalance
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Poor memory/brain fog
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Skin conditions
  • Urinary conditions & BPH
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Anemia
  • Neurological diseases
  • Migraines

Women’s Health

  • PMS, Menstrual problems
  • Heavy menses
  • Irregular cycles
  • Breast tenderness/fibroids
  • Uterine fibroids
  • PCOS
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic pain
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Hormonal balance
  • Vaginitis, yeast infection
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Well women exams (pelvic exam & clinical breast exam)


  • Optimizing health prior to conception
  • Preparation to become pregnant
  • Difficulty becoming pregnant
  • History of miscarriage
  • History of pregnancy complications
  • Planning to begin IVF
  • Low sperm count
  • Hormonal imbalances


  • Nursing
  • Sleep problems
  • Colic and digestion
  • Colds & flu
  • Ear infections
  • Sinus infections
  • Allergies
  • Mood disorders
  • Food introduction
  • Attention and behavior issues
  • Skin conditions


I accept most insurance plans.  If your insurance is not listed, please call and inquire. I am also happy to bill out of network for companies I am not contracted with.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Care Oregon
  • CHP
  • Cigna
  • Healthnet
  • Kaiser
  • Lifewise
  • Pacific Source
  • Providence
  • Regence
  • United Healthcare


Monday – Tuesday: 8AM – 7PM   Friday: 2PM – 6 PM   Saturday: 8AM – 3PM


You are meant to feel vibrant and healthy, but sometimes this innate drive is derailed due to the pressures of modern living.  Your body has resources to keep you feeling well; it just needs a helping hand from time to time.  Luckily, through the blending of natural medicine with the best of conventional medicine I have tons of tools to lend that helping hand.

My approach to medicine is to understand you and your journey, to get to the root of your health concerns.  I create personalized and practical treatment plans that are designed to fit your state of health, your busy schedule, and your budget. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been sick for as long as you can remember or you simply want to feel your best, we will work together to get you to your fullest potential so you can enjoy life on your terms.

To learn more about my approach, education, and background, please visit

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness like diabetes, heart disease, or an autoimmune disease or you have nagging symptoms with seemingly no underlying cause like headaches, digestive upset, or pain, your body is still working to move back into a state of optimal function. Through my training in naturopathy, classical Chinese medicine, and modern evidence-based medicine, I will help you discover the tools you need to regain your innate vitality. As a naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist, I am trained to understand the changes that occur when someone moves from a state of health to a state of illness.  This means I can treat a wide array of conditions and symptoms, even if you’ve been told “there is nothing wrong with you”. By treating patients as individuals rather than a disease, I am able to address functional changes in physiology and not just pathological states.

Using a combination of a thorough medical history, modern diagnostic tools, classical Chinese medicine diagnosis, and physical exams, we will find the underlying obstacle to your good health. By combining clinical nutrition with lifestyle modification, many common complaints can be addressed. Beyond lifestyle changes, I use acupuncture, massage and other physical medicine modalities to align the body and mind. I employ botanicals (Western and Chinese herbs), homeopathy, and nutritional supplements for many patients to support optimal health. I have advanced training in botanical medicine and regard herbs as one of our most powerful and safe medicinals.

It is essential to have a good relationship with your health care provider, which is why I offer a free 30 minute consult.  During this time I will explain my philosophy of medicine and take the time to learn about you and how I can best help you. Please call 503-477-5051 if you would like to schedule a free consultation.

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Click HERE to fill out New Patient Paperwork.

Click HERE to learn more about a typical first visit.