Meet Dr. Detorres
Dr. Alisha Detorres is a practitioner of both conventional and holistic medicine, combining the best of both to treat medical conditions through functional, naturopathic means. As a Co-Founder of Coastal Health, she is a strong advocate for treating the whole person — body, mind, and emotion. Extensively trained in multiple medical specialties, Dr. Detorres prioritizes getting to know her patients beyond a chart or a checklist, asking questions about goals, lifestyle, and psychological and social well-being.
Education and Training
Dr. Detorres received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Alaska and the American Military University. She has also received a doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University in Seattle, WA. Through her clinical rotations and work experience, including the ten years she spent as a certified medical assistant prior to completing her bachelor's degree, Dr. Detorres has been highly trained in a variety of medical disciplines. These include extensive experience in orthopedic surgery, OB/GYN, gastroenterology, emergency medicine, and family medical care in both rural and suburban settings. This breadth of experience provides Dr. Detorres with valuable insight and skill to offer a well-rounded approach to caring for her patients. Dr. Detorres holds professional memberships with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Specialties and Expertise
Dr. Detorres is an expert in innovative, integrative medical approaches that are simultaneously holistic, research-supported, and personalized to the individual. These include aesthetic treatments, like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, regenerative joint injections, and more. Dr. Detorres's experience in gastroenterology allows her to consider how diet may affect patient health, and her psychology background provides her with expertise on ways the mind and body can interact to promote wellness. She is passionate about educating patients on precisely how Coastal Health's treatment plans work and is dedicated to addressing the whole person along their entire healthcare journey.
"Dr Alisha is knowledgeable & passionate about her work . She administers IV's & IV pushes with patients and calm demeanor. I would refer her to anyone ! A truly holistic wellness experience!!!"
"Dr. Detorres removed a lipoma from my leg that had been causing me some serious pain. It was such a quick in and out, no muss no fuss experience. She was super careful to make sure I didn't feel any pain and that I was comfortable the whole time. LOVE HER! Highly recommend."
"Quality care from caring people!"
"i visited dr dettores recently for prolotherapy in my ankle she was very professional and my ankle feels so much better"
"Dr Alisha is knowledgeable & passionate about her work . She administers IV's & IV pushes with patients and calm demeanor. I would refer her to anyone ! A truly holistic wellness experience!!! Kristal O."