Dr. Karen Threlkel believes in the body’s inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. Her role is to facilitate and augment this process, to identify and remove obstacles to health and recovery, and to support the creation of a healthy internal and external environment. She provides her patients with a full range of naturopathic medical services, including naturopathic medical assessment, specialty laboratory testing, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, nutritional supplementation and herbal medicine.
She received her degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the oldest accredited naturopathic medical college in North America, The National College for Naturopathic Medicine(now called National University of Natural Medicine) in Portland, Oregon.
She also holds a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland at College Park. She is licensed in Naturopathic Medicine by the Government of the District of Columbia Department of Health.