Our Doctor

Meet our Physician

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Dr. Melissa McClintock

Board Certified in Functional Medicine
Naturopathic Physician
Acupuncturist

Board Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

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Dr. Melissa McClintock is Board Certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine. She practices Functional and Naturopathic Medicine as well as acupuncture.

Dr. McClintock grew up in Santa Barbara, California. In 1988, she graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology.

In 1992 she enrolled to the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon (now NUNM) and earned a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine in 1996. She also earned a Masters Degree in Chinese Acupuncture from North West Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2003. Dr. McClintock completed her medical training with a two year residency at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, where she was appointed Clinical and Academic Faculty through 2007.

In 2008 Dr. McClintock established Walla Walla Naturopathic, the first clinic of it’s kind in Walla Walla.

Dr. McClintock realized a long term in goal in 2018 by earning her Board Certification in Functional Medicine. Read more about this certification at www.functionalmedicine.org

Dr. McClintock consults on “complex chronic disease” using the Functional Medicine model:
her focus ares include

  • Autoimmune disease
  • Gastrointestinal dysfunction
  • Hormonal issues in men and women
  • Brain Health: early memory and cognition issues
  • Malaise, Fatigue, Anxiety and mild Depression

Dr. McClintock incorporates science as well “mind body” medicine into treatment. Acupuncture is often recommended as a supportive measure for stress, anxiety, fatigue and pain.