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Katherine Raymer, MD, ND

School of Naturopathic Medicine

Current Roles

Katherine Raymer is a core clinical faculty member at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, supervising students in naturopathic family medicine. She has been practicing clinical medicine for 15 years, first in conventional psychiatry (general and child and adolescent) and currently in naturopathic medicine.


  • BA in psychology from the University of Louisville
  • MD from the University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • ND from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the American Psychiatric Association and the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine

Past Experience

Prior to joining the faculty at Bastyr , Dr. Raymer taught at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences. She was a lecturer in neurochemistry and a course director for Physical Diagnosis, Clinical Entry Assessment, Transitional and Traumatic States of Mental Health and Principles and Practice of Medical Psychology. She served as a supervising physician at the Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center (the teaching clinic of SCNM), and also worked in private practice at the clinic.
Dr. Raymer has received numerous awards, including the Stanley Walker Grubbs Memorial Award, the Sandoz Award and the John and Ruby Schwab Award. She has authored or collaborated on articles published in the Clinical Guide to Depression in Children and Adolescents and Medical Hypotheses.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Raymer's special clinical interests include general family practice and neurological and mental health. The treatment modalities she uses include nutrition and lifestyle approaches, homeopathy and botanical medicine.


Katherine Raymer,  MD, ND
Katherine Raymer, MD, ND