Northwest Natural Health of Seattle has several physicians who have the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) degree and who are experts in holistic, homeopathic, natural medicine and cancer nutrition. Each has extensive training and experience in diagnosing, treating and preventing disease using modern, traditional, scientific and empirical methods.
Dan Labriola, ND, PEng
Voted among “Seattle Top Doctors” in Seattle Met Magazine
Dr. Labriola founded Northwest Natural Health in 1985. He currently serves as the Director of the clinic, and is a consultant for a number of area hospitals specializing in the appropriate use of alternative medicine and complementary therapies for patients currently involved in conventional medical treatments.
Dr. Labriola authored an “On Health” column for The Seattle Times. Selected columns:
Licensure and Certification
Leadership, Membership and Awards (Past and Present)
Other Professional Experience
Morgan Schuster, ND
Northwest Natural Health Specialty Care Clinic© welcomes Dr. Morgan Schuster as our newest naturopathic physician. In addition to general naturopathic practice, she has an interest and specialty training in oncology, intravenous therapy, mind-body medicine and Ayurveda. She is a graduate of Bastyr University and the New England School of Homeopathy.
She is passionate about treating the whole person and providing effective solutions for patients who have not had their health issues resolved with standard of care. She believes that the patient’s experience during treatment should be supportive, collaborative and enjoyable. Every patient needs to be heard.
When she is not providing patient care, she enjoys hiking , bicycling, salsa dancing and healthy baking.
Nitin Thapa, ND
Dr. Thapa is a native of Nepal and a graduate of the Tver State Medical Academy, Russia — Europe’s oldest, prestigious medical academy, where he received specialty clinical training in family medicine. As an MD, he practiced internal medicine at Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal and at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Kanti Children's Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal.
In pursuit of his interest in integrative medicine, Dr. Thapa additionally trained and graduated from Bastyr University in 2017 with a degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. He finished his residency in Pediatric focused Naturopathic Family Medicine in 2020 and Adjunctive Oncology training in 2021.
Dr. Thapa effectively combines integrative therapies in collaboration with medical specialty care, keeping the patient as strong and healthy as possible, guiding patients to avoid self-treatments that can interfere with medical specialty care, and adding value with prevention and other long-term strategies.
He is focused on treating the whole person, listening carefully and communicating effectively including answering patient questions completely and coordinating seamlessly with other providers providing care for the patient.
When he is not providing patient care, he enjoys hiking, nature photography, country music and supporting community health & wellness programs.
The staff of Northwest Natural Health are committed to the health and well-being of each patient, understanding individual needs and exceeding expectations. Even though each of our highly-skilled staff members has a specific area of expertise, each is dedicated to assisting our patients in every aspect of their office experience.
Parinda T (Lin), Office Manager