BS, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii
ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Karla Alberts is a licensed naturopathic medical doctor in the state of California. She received a BS in Kinesiology/ Exercise Science from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her favorite classes were human physiology and nutrition, and she also enjoyed spending 4 years in the UH college marching band and drumline. After she graduated college, Dr. Alberts obtained her credentials as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist while she searched for career opportunities in the medical field that would be able to utilize both her passion for exercise and nutrition, yet encompass holistic medical philosophies to help others on their path to wellness. When she found naturopathic medicine, she immediately applied and started her path in naturopathic medical education.
While attending the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona, Dr. Alberts focused on nutrition, endocrinology, obstetrics, pediatrics and women's medicine. After graduation, she spent 9 months training in the art of natural home labor and delivery, and has played a supportive role in 9 total deliveries.
Dr. Alberts specializes in bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT) for both men & women. Each patient is treated individually and is often prescribed a combination of nutritional supplements, herbs, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, and bioidentical hormones. She also specializes in anti-aging aesthetic medicine. Aesthetic medicine is the art of cosmetic rejuvenation using less-invasive medical treatments. Procedures & products used can include injectables, laser/light therapies, medical grade peels and guidance on proper skin care.