Dr. Mi-Jung Lee, ND, OMD, LAC
Dr. Mi-Jung Lee was drawn to the legacy of Drs. Jonathan Wright, Joe Pizzorno, Davis Lamson and Alan Gaby in the evidence-based natural medicine. As an integrative medical practitioner trained in both western and eastern medicine, she incorporates traditional Asian medicine and restorative acupuncture along with natural and conventional medicine to optimize your health.
As an experienced anti-aging practitioner and researcher, Dr. Lee utilizes not only functional medical testing to personalize each patient’s anti-aging program but also traditional diagnostic methods such as tongue, pulse and body constitution. As a result, your treatment plan as a patient will be effectively integrated with diet and nutrition, herbs and formulas, vitamins and minerals, hormones, and acupuncture. Currently, she is incorporating functional-genetic-based-preventive medicine for healthy aging and cardiovascular health. Also experienced in esthetic medicine, she is capable of delivering Intravascular Injection Therapy, Mesotherapy, laser therapy and cosmetic acupuncture for wrinkles, scars and hair loss for women and men.
Prior to joining Tahoma Clinic in 2012, Dr. Lee practiced in Los Angeles, California for 5 years with psychiatrist and internist, helping professionals suffering with mental disorders from depression and anxiety to ADHD with naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. She also assisted patients with concerns related to menopause and andropause, and helped seniors enhance their health and vigor with Asian tonic medicines passed down to her from her herbalist mother and midwife grandmother in Korea. Dr. Lee has presented internationally at numerous conferences in the USA and South Korea.
A native to Seoul, Korea, Dr. Lee has a genuine passion for, and finds her life calling through, helping people of all ages and backgrounds to restore their health. She serves as a board member of Korean-American Healthcare Professional Association.
Dr. Lee is fluent in Korean, English and speaks Spanish and enjoys outdoors pursuits such as hiking, sailing, rollerblading, biking, swimming and skiing. She volunteers for Seattle Symphony, Alternative Healthcare Access Campaign, and Center for Wooden Boat as a crew and skipper for Sunday Public Sail.
2008 – Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Emperor College of Oriental Medicine
2004 – Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington
1994 – BS in Food Science, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
WORK EXPERIENCE: 2004-Present
Physician, Tahoma Clinic North Seattle and Tukwila
Consulting Physician, Meridian Valley Laboratories, Tukwila, Washington
Physician Associate, Satori East West, Los Angeles, California
Physician Associate, gWell, Integrative Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Acupuncturist Associate, EvoleWellness, West Hollywood, California
PRO BONO: 2005-present
Alternative Healthcare Access Campaign Seattle
HIV Care: Being Alive LA, West Hollywood, California
LA Free Clinic
Seattle Best Doc 2015, Integrative Medicine
30 Women of the Year, 2008, West Hollywood City hall, Los Angeles, California
Doctor of Year, California Naturopathic Doctors Association, 2008
California Naturopathic Doctors Association(CNDA) Annual Conference, California, July 2017
American Association Naturopathic Medicine Annual Conference 2016, Salt Lake City, Utah
Korean-American Healthcare Professional Association Conference 2014, Seattle Washington, 2014
Naturopathic Medicine Lecture, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2012
Women’s Leadership Conference, West Hollywood, California, 2008
Small Business Safety Training, Los Angeles, California, 2007
Oriental Herbal Medicine Lecture, Santa Monica, California, 2008
California Homeopathic Seminar with Dr. Sankaran, Seoul, Korea, 2006
Naturopathic Medicine Lecture, Wonkwang University, Ik-San, Korea, 2003
Western Herbal Lecture, CHA Hospital, Seoul, Korea, 2002
National Certificate of Naturopathic Physician, North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners
Diploma of Oriental Medicine, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Certificate of Clinical Research Training from National Evidence-based Medicine Collaborating Agency
Advanced IV Therapy Certificate
TESTIMONIALS FROM CONFERENCES
–Speaker was passionate about topic and information was formatted and unpacked in a clear and linear fashion
-I was only marginally aware of the varied relations between hormones and the microbiome. Her research was brand new to me and very interesting
-Connected the dots between gut micro biome and metabolic syndrome really well.
-Amazing lecture! Loved every bit!
-Helpful information regarding the link between hormonal balance/imbalance and its relation to the microbiome
-Interesting info about how to elicit increase in 5-HT production. Great point for chewing food well for weight loss. List of simple clinical pearls for using macronutrients for satiety.
-Topics applicable to my practice specializing in endocrinology
-Helped me understand GI hormones were more complex than previously thought.
-I liked that she went into a very detailed section on therapeutics.