- School of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Kimberly Windstar’s previous experience as a special education teacher offers her medical practice a distinctive quality of patience and understanding. “I strive to create a space of unconditional acceptance for my patients. I understand that it requires trust and time to truly treat the whole person and find the deepest cause of a patient’s health issues.” Dr. Windstar’s areas of expertise include:
● Women’s health and advanced gynecological procedures
● Breast cancer and gynecological cancers (uterine, cervical, ovarian)
● Treating cervical dysplasia (abnormal paps and HPV)
● Thyroid conditions
● Acute infections
She uses a variety of treatments in her practice including energetic medicines such as homeopathy and drainage therapy, botanical medicine, hydrotherapy, counseling, and nutritional supplementation. When needed, she judiciously uses prescription medication. An expert in women’s health, Dr. Windstar provides women’s annual exams, and gynecological biopsies.
A full-time faculty member at National College of Natural Medicine, Dr. Windstar supervises student interns on several clinical rotations at the NCNM Clinic and teaches courses in palpation, clinical case presentation, gynecology lab, clinical physical diagnosis, gynecology and advanced gynecology electives. Her love of teaching has meant establishing unique clinical opportunities for current students and graduates of the naturopathic program at NCNM. In 2005 she helped establish the first women’s health residency at NCNM and has created 24 new mentorship opportunities for third and fourth year medical students.
Dr. Windstar has co-created and taught an advanced gynecology seminar series for physicians and medical students since 2000. She also supervises student interns on several clinical rotations at the NCNM Clinic and teaches courses in palpation, clinical case presentation, pathology and gynecology lab.
Dr. Windstar received her master’s degree in education from California University at Pennsylvania and graduated from NCNM in 1991 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. A practicing naturopathic physician for 20+ years, she has a love for dogs, enjoys gardening, and spending time with her husband.
- ND, National College of Natural Medicine, 1991
- MEd, California State College, 1982
- CLE709 Clinic Secondary Rotation
- CLE811 Clinic Primary Rotation
- CLS514/524/534 Clinical Case presentations I, II, III
- CLS520 Clinical/Physical Diagnosis II
- CLS532 Pathology III
- NOS613 Gynecology
- NOS615 Gynecology Lab
- PHM416/426 Palpation I, II