Call 503.274.9360 for a free 15-minute phone consultationRebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND | Bambu Clinic 97204

Many people in the Portland area who see Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND feel like they’ve exhausted their options.  They’ve gone to doctors around Portland who can’t figure out what is wrong, or taken medications that don’t work or provide long-term solutions.  Or sometimes they’ve reached dead ends attempting self-diagnosis and treatment thru countless internet searches and dietary experiments.  They often feel frustrated and worried that pain and discomfort are their new normal.  Maybe you’re in the same situation. Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND is grateful to be practicing this medicine, and be invited into people’s challenges to help them lead fuller lives, and wants to offer you hope for your health naturally.  With over ten years practicing naturopathic medicine, she has gained the experience needed to discover the causes of your health challenges and apply the most effective treatments.

During an initial visit at our clinic in Portland, Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND will listen closely to understand your story. Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND sets aside plenty of time, so that you and her can talk about your health history, your lifestyle habits and stressors, and your symptoms.  She will conduct a physical exam, and may order labs and/or imaging to discover unseen contributors to your problems.  And because physical health is so tied to mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing, She asks you about those areas of your life as well.

With a thorough grasp of your whole health, Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND will identify the imbalances causing your symptoms.  She will create a customized treatment plan that accounts for your individual background, lifestyle, and holistic health needs so that it’s doable and liveable.  This treatment plan may include diet and lifestyle counseling, nutritional supplements, botanical therapies, homeopathic remedies, LED and infrared light therapy, and/or referrals for body work like acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, or physical therapy. Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND works with you consistently and make myself available between appointments to answer questions, and explains how your condition evolved, so that you can learn to be your own best doctor.

Because you shouldn’t have to choose between your paycheck or your healthcare, we bill insurance for those who have naturopathic coverage and offer accessible out-of-pocket rates.

While Bambu Clinic’s Dr.Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko, ND in Portland is trained as a primary care physician and treat patients with a broad range of issues, some areas of special interest include:

  • Behavioral concerns: ADD, ADHD, Asperger’s, Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, autoimmune disease
  • Digestive complaints: constipation, food allergies, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), indigestion, ulcerative colitis
  • Neurological conditions: neuropathy, multiple sclerosis (MS), insomnia
  • Vaccine questions: I offer consultations and customized plans.
  • Women’s health: annual exams, endometriosis, hormone imbalances, menstrual irregularities (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea), menopause, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS),  fertility issues, pregnancy support, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), uterine fibroids,yeast infections

We treat both men and women around Portland, and love working with children of all ages. 

We offer free 15-minute phone consultations, so you can learn more about how we would approach treatment for your specific health concerns.

You can schedule a consult by calling our clinic in Portland at 503.274.9360 or email her with questions at drkrisko@bambuclinic.com.

Dr. Rebecca (Asmar) Krisko graduated in 2003 from the National College of Natural Medicine and completed a private 2 ½ year residency in January 2008. She received special training in homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, counseling, and several forms of moving meditation including Ashtanga Yoga. Now, as owner of Bambú Clinic since 2008, she maintains a private practice in general family medicine that focuses on re-establishing balance and function of all body systems.

In 2010-2011, she served as the Executive Director of The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward, a non-profit campaign to promote public awareness of natural healing options. When not seeing patients, Dr. (Asmar) Krisko supervises new naturopathic doctors in their own private practices and teaches seminars in natural healing methods.  She also collaborates with Tressa Yellig of Salt, Fire, and Time to teach classes on pregnancy nutrition.

Dr. (Asmar) Krisko relies on the six principles of naturopathic medicine for guidance in case management. She believes that healing happens when patients discover and doctors treat the underlying cause of the presenting symptoms. Her protocols engage and support the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Dr. (Asmar) Krisko has a special interest in supporting patients with hormonal imbalances, diabetes, and autoimmune disease.  She also specializes in the treatment of children, especially those with ADHD and autism.

Dr. (Asmar) Krisko believes that a strong doctor-patient relationship is crucial to overcoming chronic illness. She understands that true health exists on all levels, physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual, and dedicates herself sincerely to supporting her patients as they explore and improve all aspects of their lives.

You can schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation to learn how Dr. (Asmar) Krisko would approach your care or  schedule an appointment by calling 503.274.9360.  You can also email Dr. (Asmar) Krisko with questions at drkrisko@bambuclinic.com.

Education:
Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR
Bachelor of Arts in Literature from Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Associations:
Member – American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Member – Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Member – Bridges Green Business Network

I come because Dr. (Asmar) Krisko is very knowledgeable, knows my history, and consistently goes the extra mile. I feel extremely taken care of. Dr. (Asmar) Krisko is an amazing doctor and is very knowledgeable. She is kind and considerate. I appreciate being known by name and having wonderful conversations with the office staff. –MD

My needs were not getting met with Western medicine. My daughter encouraged me to try Dr. (Asmar) Krisko. I feel like I am heard. When I don’t follow the program completely, I don’t feel shamed or blamed. My symptoms have been greatly reduced. –C.H.

I come because Dr. (Asmar) Krisko is very knowledgeable, knows my history, and consistently goes the extra mile. I feel extremely taken care of. Dr. (Asmar) Krisko is an amazing doctor and is very knowledgeable. She is kind and considerate. I appreciate being known by name and having wonderful conversations with the office staff. –M.D.

Dr. (Asmar) Krisko gave me the help I needed and hope for a more normal life. Dr. (Asmar) Krisko has been my doctor for six years (or more) and she was very instrumental in keeping me on my feet and helping me overcome some severe health issues we’ve dealt with beyond my autoimmune illness. –P.W.

It’s the best! I like Dr. (Asmar) Krisko. I’ve been to many naturopaths in Portland and I think that Bambú Clinic is truly one of a kind. Dr. (Asmar) Krisko is always so generous with her advice and knowledge during and between visits. It’s easy to be a patient here. –M.C.

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