Dr. Cristina Maria Persa, MS, ND, FAAMFM
Hello and welcome! I am Dr. Cristina Persa, a Washington State Board Certified Naturopathic Physician. I was honored to join Dr. Wright’s Tahoma Clinic after graduating from Bastyr University with a Naturopathic Doctor degree.
I am a member of The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and, as of
My clinical interests are chronic and autoimmune conditions (in both adult and pediatric population) using evidence-based complementary medicine. Some of the most common conditions I treat on a regular basis are: environmental and food allergies, digestive disorders, adrenal and thyroid disorders, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, female disorders (PMS, menopause, PCOS, uterine fibroids, fibrocystic breast disease), male disorders (“low T”), skin disorders (acne, eczema, psoriasis), alopecia, asthma (in children), sinusitis. I believe that good medicine is based on good science! My treatment protocols are designed using nutraceuticals, botanicals, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), diet and lifestyle recommendations. My practice integrates the proven protocols of Dr. Wright along with my own experience and education.
I was born and raised in Cluj-Napoca, the most beautiful city (Yes, I am biased!) located in the heart of Transylvania, Romania. I earned my MD (Medical Doctor) degree from the prestigious University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Upon completing four years of residency in Clinical Pathology I was awarded a scholarship from the University of Nebraska and I moved to the United States. At the University of Nebraska, while I was working on my Master of Science Thesis, I conducted lab experiments to help elucidate the biochemical mechanisms of
I feel fortunate to have a strong academic background in both allopathic and naturopathic medicine, which ideally trained me to have a
If you are interested in contacting me for speaking engagements, please call the clinic and give us your information. I would be happy to educate about health topics of general interest! To see my speaking style, visit the Tahoma Clinic YouTube channel.