Dr. Yipei Lin, ND, EAMP, LAc

Doctor of Naturopathy, Acupuncture, and East Asian Medicine

Dr. Lin is a Naturopathic Doctor, East Asian Medicine Practitioner, and Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Washington. She focuses on pain management, gynecology and women’s health, fertility and infertility issues, and endocrinology. She was voted one of the top doctors in Seattle Magazine in 2014 and frequently works with well-known athletes in the Seattle area and beyond. Dr. Lin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwainese, and is happy to accept patients speaking these languages.

Dr. Lin offers a wide variety of treatment modalities including acupuncture, Eastern and Western herbal medicine, manual therapy, moxibustion, cupping, trigger point injections combining both naturopathic and eastern medical knowledge, vitamin injections, counseling, nutritional consultation, and more. 

She graduated from Bastyr University with a doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine, master degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is also a diplomate of National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Prior to this, she graduated from University of Oregon for her bachelor degree in psychology. Dr. Lin completed a fellowship in Oriental Medicine in the Teaching Hospital of Chengdu Traditional Chinese Medicine. While doing her clinical training at Bastyr University, she was a Nutrition Research Assistant for Dr. Alan Gaby, MD, who published the textbook, Nutritional Medicine. Dr. Lin was also an Oncology Research Assistant for Dr. Leanna Standish, PhD, ND, Lac, who is a medical director of Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC) and a clinical research professor at the Bastyr University Research Institute.

Dr. Lin integrates both Western and Eastern Medicines to address the cause of illness and promote the nature of self-healing. Dr. Lin listens carefully to patients and fully addresses issues of mind, body, and spirit to develop treatment plans to obtain optimal health and full enjoyment of life.

Common conditions Dr. Lin specializes in:

  • PCOS
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Irregular periods
  • Fertility and infertility in both men and women
  • Menopause related issues
  • Thyroid issues
  • Pain management
  • Injury and sports medicine



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