Dr. Vanessa Lyon is a Naturopathic Physician & Board Certified Midwife whose practice focuses on women’s health, midwifery/natural childbirth, and pediatrics. Dr. Lyon believes in meeting each patient where they are at, tailoring treatments to each patient’s lifestyle and needs. When seeing Dr. Lyon you can expect a variety of modalities to be used including bio-identical hormones, botanical medicine, nutraceuticals, homeopathy, and pharmaceutical therapies when necessary. She graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine, where she completed a mentorship in women’s health, which focused on gynecology, infertility, thyroid disorders, chronic care, and autoimmune disease. While attending NCNM, Dr. Lyon also completed a three-year externship specializing in natural childbirth and pediatrics.
Dr. Lyon was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. As a child, her mother instilled the importance of a healthy-lifestyle through nutrition, natural medicine, and exercise. After discovering a love of the Northwest, Dr. Lyon moved to Portland, Oregon to attend the University of Portland. There, she obtained a degree in psychology and biology, with the intention of going to medical school. While attending UP, Dr. Lyon participated in the development of research manuals and protocols for the Helfgott Research Institute, affiliated with the National College of Natural Medicine. It was at this time the door to natural medicine was opened.
When not seeing patients, Dr. Lyon loves to spend time with her two young children and husband, backpack in the Northwest, garden, cook, read, sew, and raise backyard chickens.