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Hosts:  Hadar Lev-Tov, MD MAS & Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP
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Nov 13, 2019

Perplexed as to how to help your patients overcome their gut issues? Look no further! Lela Altman, Naturopathic Doctor and Faculty at Bastyr University, drops by to discuss the symptoms, tests, and treatments available for people who suffer from SIBO. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. Looking for further resources? Head to SIBOinfo.com or pick up the Monash University FODMAP Diet and SIBO Apps.

Lela Altman ND, MSA, LAc began working in the medical field in 1998, first as a nursing assistant, then as a medical assistant. This experience inspired her to pursue an education in the natural health sciences. Dr. Altman earned her Bachelor’s in Science from The Evergreen State College where she focused on ethnobotany, biology and chemistry. She then earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Acupuncture at Bastyr University in 2011. She went on to complete a 3-year residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. While working as a chief resident she completed additional training in evidence-based medicine and carried out diabetes research. She created the Digestive Wellness clinic at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health which she currently supervises. Additionally, she teaches full-time at Bastyr University, has a private practice at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and sees patients at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, WA.  Dr. Altman also is considered an expert in the field of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). She has written articles, given continuing medical education lectures and performed interviews in several venues on this topic.