Meet Dr. Rebecca Sand at Naturopathic Gastro in Portland, OR

Dr. Rebecca Sand, is passionate about creating dynamic, personal treatment plans taking into account the whole person and their environment. For more information, Call us or schedule an Appointment Online!

Meet Dr. Rebecca Sand at Naturopathic Gastro in Portland, OR
Meet Dr. Rebecca Sand at Naturopathic Gastro in Portland, OR

Dr. Rebecca Sand

Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine

Prior to graduate study, she earned a Bachelor of Science in genetics and cell biology from the University of Minnesota and worked in laboratories in the US and China on novel treatments for blood conditions, including leukemia and AIDS. Additionally, she has studied under traditional healers in Tibet, China, India, and Polynesia to learn how to integrate the wisdom of ancient healing systems into modern care. As a result, she is passionate about creating dynamic, personal treatment plans taking into account the whole person and their environment.

Dr. Sand has received advanced training in gastroenterology, the microbiome, SIBO, and IBS. She is certified in craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation, and ArvigoⓇ abdominal massage. She utilizes Chinese and Western herbal medicine, diet and nutrition therapy, and a goal-oriented lifestyle approach to develop individual treatment plans unique to each person.

Ultimately, Dr. Sand would like each patient to leave feeling empowered on their personal health journey and confident in working towards more balance and harmony in their own lives.

As a provider, Dr. Sand values health equity, inclusivity, and compassion in medicine. She creates a collaborative learning and healing environment with her patients, hearing and valuing each patient’s personal history and goals. Her clinical specialties include digestive health, pain management, reproductive and women’s health, allergies, and autoimmune disease. Dr. Sand sees optimal digestion as the root of health and aims to integrate the science of the microbiome and the deeper knowledge of the gut-brain connection to establish balance for her patients.