Shauna M. Birdsall

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Shauna Birdsall is a naturopathic doctor specializing in women’s health and integrative oncology. She is passionate about partnering with her patients to help them understand the root cause of their symptoms and health conditions, navigate their healthcare options, and improve their quality of life. She helps to bridge the gap for patients between conventional and natural forms of medicine. She works closely with other healthcare providers, as many patients are best served by a team of providers, each with their area of expertise. Her approach to care places a high value on educating patients and partnering with them to find lifestyle and nutrition strategies, as well as scientifically backed natural therapies, that will work best for them.

Philosophy of Care

“I am dedicated to supporting patients achieve optimal health as well as supporting patients with a cancer diagnosis throughout the journey, from diagnosis to treatment and survivorship. I am strongly committed to providing individualized, compassionate, evidence-based care to empower and provide hope to my patients.”


Dr. Birdsall graduated from National University of Natural Medicine in 2000 in Portland, Oregon, and completed her residency at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Naturopathic Medicine and Oncology in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Birdsall was among the first in the nation to be board certified in Naturopathic Oncology in 2007. Dr. Birdsall has published multiple articles, research abstracts, and posters at national conferences. She frequently speaks at conferences to healthcare professionals and enjoys giving talks to patient groups. In 2019, Dr. Birdsall joined the Avante Medical Center team. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband and Bernese Mountain dog, horseback riding, traveling, and cooking.