About Marianna Abrams, N.D.
Marianna Abrams, N.D. at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine is a Menlo Park Bioidentical Hormone Doctor that specializes in health rebuilding, endocrine disorders, hormone balancing, weight loss, and longevity medicine.
Doctor Marianna Abrams leads a team of outstanding Bastyr graduate naturopathic doctors and acupuncturists at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine. She is a licensed primary care physician, a licensed Naturopathic Physician (ND), and a licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Washington.
Specialist in Bioidentical Hormone Balancing
Doctor Abrams oversees the care of every patient, blending her background in naturopathic medicine, Oriental medicine, acupuncture, and traditional western-allopathic medicine to offer complete, comprehensive, and effective healing approaches for her patients.
In Seattle since 1996, Doctor Abrams confirmed her U.S. medical diploma in 1999 after successfully passing the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam and Clinical Skills Assessment exam. She went on to study naturopathy at Bastyr University, and graduated with a Doctorate in Natural Medicine and a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
In her clinical studies at Bastyr, Doctor Abrams focused on treating endocrine pathologies and on diet and weight loss therapy. She also had a fellowship in Oriental Medicine at the Longhua Hospital in Shanghai and at the Shanghai University of TCM, China, where she specialized in endocrine challenges, such as thyroid disorders, diabetes, and menopause.
Expert in Critical Care
Doctor Abrams originally graduated from traditional medical school at the Pavlov Institute, which is in the former Soviet Union, with high honors, and she completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in anesthesiology and intensive care. She’s also taught medical students, published research papers, and worked as supervising physician in the Intensive Care Unit, resuscitating and stabilizing critically ill patients.
Teacher & Health Advocate
In addition to helping patients at Water’s Edge Natural Medicine, Doctor Abrams holds an adjunct faculty position at Bastyr University.
Her memberships and affiliations include:
- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
- American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
- Diplomat of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Doctor Abrams has a love and passion for medicine and science and is deeply committed to the well being of her patients. Marianna Abrams, N.D. is a sought after lecturer, speaking to groups interested in hearing more about the innovative and naturopathic approaches to total health and vitality offered by Water’s Edge Natural Medicine clinic.