Dr. Christine Schaffner is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor and recognized thought leader. After graduating from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Schaffner completed her undergraduate studies in Pre-medicine and Psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
With her diverse skill set, Dr. Schaffner seeks to improve access, outcomes, and speed of recovery for patients struggling with chronic illness, from all around the world, and combines both naturopathic and conventional therapies to develop individualized treatment plans that focus on addressing the underlying cause of complex chronic illness.
Dr. Schaffner is passionate about educating patients, as well as other practitioners, bringing the most advanced medical protocols to all, as well as creating spaces for healing and rejuvenation. Her style of practice is strongly rooted in traditional naturopathic principles, including removing toxins and establishing a strong health foundation in order to achieve optimal health.
In addition to building two world-renowned health clinics, Dr. Christine currently sees patients telemedically, as well as through her two practices: Marin Naturopathic Medicine in California, and Bella Fiore Organic Med Spa & Klinik in Seattle, Washington.
She works to stay current with the latest developments in chronic illness to better serve her patients and has completed Dr. Robert Rowen’s “Oxidation Therapy Course”, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker’s “Biotoxin Illness Course”, “Advanced Classes in Biotherapeutic Drainage”, and several methylation seminars with Dr. Paul Anderson and Dr. Ben Lynch, and has twice attended Medicine Week in Baden-Baden, Germany.
Dr. Schaffner has built partnerships with practitioners, from around the globe, committed to treating many chronic illnesses, including persistent Lyme Disease.