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Wayne Anderson, ND

Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
Independent Practitioner

Wayne Anderson, N.D., is an independent practitioner with offices at Gordon Medical Associates. With a background in education, Dr. Anderson understands the role of teaching in medical care. Working with grade school students he saw that diet and environment impacted student’s mood and behavior. This sent him back to school for training as a Naturopathic doctor. A growing focus on natural healing approaches in clinical practice in Oregon caused him to broaden his assessment and treatment skills and he earned the designation of Physician Assistant.

Patient care must integrate mind and body, incorporating the strengths of alternative and conventional medicine, and tailoring a program that recognizes the uniqueness of each person.

For two decades, Dr. Anderson practiced in a busy community-based family medical center, treating individuals and families from birth to old age. His emphasis on patients experiencing chronic illness grew. As he became aware of the prevalence of chronic Lyme disease and related conditions he realized the important part they play in chronic illness.

In 2002, Dr. Anderson left family practice to work with Eric Gordon MD. Now he has a practice with a concentration on chronic illness, using tools and experience from both conventional and integrative medicine. At GMA, with a focus on Lyme disease, he developed a deeper understanding of chronic illness, its treatment, and the frontiers still available as possible solutions. In 2016, he became an independent practitioner, continuing to work out of his offices at the Gordon Medical Associates clinic.

A curious and dedicated clinician, Dr. Anderson is committed to the ongoing process of learning and teaching. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Anderson has maintained his initial focus on teaching. For over 20 years he taught medical students at Touro Osteopathic Medical School, and supervised residents from Sutter Hospital and interns from the Physician Assistant programs in the clinic setting. He is also a popular speaker on the topics of Lyme disease and neurotoxin illness. He has spoken at conferences for the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM),  Orthomolecular Health Medicine (OHM), and Lyme Induced Autism (LIA), as well as select private symposiums on CFIDS, Lyme, and Autism.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Anderson has known that his patients are partners in the process of learning about and treating their illness, whether they choose conventional or alternative medicine or a combination of both. He listens to understand each patient’s strengths and challenges and improve his effective interaction with them. He sees every person as complex, integrated, and unique, and believes that treatment should optimize health and well-being.

An avid film historian and true music enthusiast, Wayne spends his spare time watching movies – old and new – and listening to a wide selection of music.

Education | Publications | Press | Media

The National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome“. Naviaux RK, Naviaux JC, Li K, Bright AT, Alaynick WA, Wang L, Baxter A, Nathan N, Anderson W, Gordon E. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 29. PMID: N/A

Byron White Formulas Guidebook, Anderson, Wayne, originally published online 2002, republished 2016

New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment, Strasheim, Connie, Anderson, Wayne, contributing author, BioMed Publishing Group,

Mold and Mycotoxins: Often Overlooked Factors in Chronic Lyme Disease, Nathan, N., Anderson, W., Forsgren, S., Townsend Letter, July 2014

Lyme, Neurotoxins, and Hormonal Factors,” Anderson, W. and Gitlen, R., Townsend Letter, July 2014

Lyme Complex: Taxonomy and Treatment,” Gordon, E.,  Anderson, W., and Fass, N., Townsend Letter, July 2013

“Neurotoxic Disorders: Reactivity to Lyme, Coinfections, Molds, and Petrochemicals,” interview of Wayne Anderson by Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH Originally published as Neurotoxic Disorders: Reactivity to Lyme, Coinfections, Molds, and Petrochemicals (June 2012) Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients.

Helping the Unusually Sensitive Patient to Heal,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, September 18, 2015

Lyme Disease and Coinfections: Part II,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, February 13, 2015

The Lyme Alter,” Touchable Stories, Septemeber 2014

Lyme Disease: Controversies Surrounding a New Epidemic,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, September 12, 2014

Mycoplasma and Lyme Cases That Don’t Resolve – podcast

Treatment of Abnormalities in the Methylation Pathway,” ILADS Conference, December 8, 2012 – full video available for purchase  at ILADS

 

Education

The National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon

 

Selected Articles

“Dr. Wayne Anderson Offers a Closer Look at Six Lyme-Related Infections“, Book excerpt from “New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment” By Dr. Wayne Anderson and Connie Strasheim, Lyme Times Co-infection Special Issue

Introduction to the Byron White Formulas and Their Use in Lyme Disease – by Dr. Joanne Quinn, on the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine website

 

Publications

Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome“. Naviaux RK, Naviaux JC, Li K, Bright AT, Alaynick WA, Wang L, Baxter A, Nathan N, Anderson W, Gordon E. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Aug 29. PMID: N/A

Byron White Formulas Guidebook, Anderson, Wayne, originally published online 2002, republished 2016

New Paradigms in Lyme Disease Treatment, Strasheim, Connie, Anderson, Wayne, contributing author, BioMed Publishing Group,

Mold and Mycotoxins: Often Overlooked Factors in Chronic Lyme Disease, Nathan, N., Anderson, W., Forsgren, S., Townsend Letter, July 2014

Lyme, Neurotoxins, and Hormonal Factors,” Anderson, W. and Gitlen, R., Townsend Letter, July 2014

Lyme Complex: Taxonomy and Treatment,” Gordon, E.,  Anderson, W., and Fass, N., Townsend Letter, July 2013

“Neurotoxic Disorders: Reactivity to Lyme, Coinfections, Molds, and Petrochemicals,” interview of Wayne Anderson by Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH Originally published as Neurotoxic Disorders: Reactivity to Lyme, Coinfections, Molds, and Petrochemicals (June 2012) Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients.

 

Media

Helping the Unusually Sensitive Patient to Heal,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, September 18, 2015

Lyme Disease and Coinfections: Part II,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, February 13, 2015

The Lyme Alter,” Touchable Stories, Septemeber 2014

Lyme Disease: Controversies Surrounding a New Epidemic,” The Cutting Edge of Health and Wellness Today, Friday, September 12, 2014

Mycoplasma and Lyme Cases That Don’t Resolve – podcast

Treatment of Abnormalities in the Methylation Pathway,” ILADS Conference, December 8, 2012 – full video available for purchase  at ILADS

Wayne Anderson, N.D., is an independent practitioner with offices at Gordon Medical Associates. With a background in education, Dr. Anderson understands the role of teaching in medical care. Working with grade school students he saw that diet and environment impacted student’s mood and behavior. This sent him back to school for training as a Naturopathic doctor. A growing focus on natural healing approaches in clinical practice in Oregon caused him to broaden his assessment and treatment skills and he earned the designation of Physician Assistant.

For two decades, Dr. Anderson practiced in a busy community-based family medical center, treating individuals and families from birth to old age. His emphasis on patients experiencing chronic illness grew. As he became aware of the prevalence of chronic Lyme disease and related conditions he realized the important part they play in chronic illness.

In 2002, Dr. Anderson left family practice to work with Eric Gordon MD. Now he has a practice with a concentration on chronic illness, using tools and experience from both conventional and integrative medicine. At GMA, with a focus on Lyme disease, he developed a deeper understanding of chronic illness, its treatment, and the frontiers still available as possible solutions. In 2016, he became an independent practitioner, continuing to work out of his offices at the Gordon Medical Associates clinic.

A curious and dedicated clinician, Dr. Anderson is committed to the ongoing process of learning and teaching. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Anderson has maintained his initial focus on teaching. For over 20 years he taught medical students at Touro Osteopathic Medical School, and supervised residents from Sutter Hospital and interns from the Physician Assistant programs in the clinic setting. He is also a popular speaker on the topics of Lyme disease and neurotoxin illness. He has spoken at conferences for the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM),  Orthomolecular Health Medicine (OHM), and Lyme Induced Autism (LIA), as well as select private symposiums on CFIDS, Lyme, and Autism.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Anderson has known that his patients are partners in the process of learning about and treating their illness, whether they choose conventional or alternative medicine or a combination of both. He listens to understand each patient’s strengths and challenges and improve his effective interaction with them. He sees every person as complex, integrated, and unique, and believes that treatment should optimize health and well-being.

An avid film historian and true music enthusiast, Wayne spends his spare time watching movies – old and new – and listening to a wide selection of music.