Dr. Eric Yarnell, ND, RH(AHG)

Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Herbalist

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Dr. Yarnell is the only naturopathic physician in the Pacific Northwest specializing in men’s health, urinary tract problems (in men and women), and kidney problems (in men and women). Dr. Yarnell’s goal is to provide extraordinary, personalized care for patients with problems in these areas, treating the causes as well as helping relieve symptoms.

Dr. Yarnell graduated from Bastyr University in 1996. He completed a two-year residency with Silena Heron, ND, in Sedona, AZ in naturopathic family care and herbal medicine. He then worked as chair of the department of botanical medicine at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ for 1.5 years. While there, he supervised students in the teaching clinic. After a time in Oregon he returned to Seattle and began his specialized practice in 2002. He is now an assistant professor in the department of botanical medicine at Bastyr University, and also supervises a student-training shift at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health, focusing on urology and men’s health.

Dr. Yarnell received a training grant through Bastyr University and funded by the National Institutes of Health (grant R25AT002876) to complete a basic certificate in clinical research at the University of Washington. He has nearly completed this, focusing on research in men with prostate cancer. He is now staff physician at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center working with patients with prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers while continuing this research.

Dr. Yarnell has published numerous articles and textbooks in urology and related fields. His most recent text is Clinical Botanical Medicine 2nd edition which he co-authored. He is author of Naturopathic Urology and Men’s Health, the only textbook of its kind; additionally he authored Natural Approach to Gastroenterology Volumes I and II.  Dr. Yarnell is internationally known, and continues to lecture around the world.

Doctors and Students can read some of Dr. Yarnell’s posts, articles, and research here: http://student-doctor.dryarnell.com/

Grants, Awards and Achievements

Vis Award, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Aug 9, 2014 (Phoenix, AZ)
Faculty Seed Grant, Dioscorides on Diuretic Herbs, Bastyr University, 2013—14 (Seattle, WA)
Invited Keynote Speaker, Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists Conference, June 2010 (Leichestershire, UK)
Research Training Program Fellowship, Curriculum Training Grant, Bastyr University, 2008-9, R25AT002876 (Seattle, WA)
Faculty Seed Grant, Fresh vs. Dry Herbal Extracts, Bastyr University, 2005—6 (Seattle, WA)
Invited Keynote Speaker, Commencement Ceremonies, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Feb 2001 (Tempe, AZ).
In-Office Research Award, Sep 2000 (Seattle, WA), presented by NF Formulas and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.