Rev. Steven A. Bailey has practiced Naturopathic Medicine in Portland since 1983. In Addition to his general family practice, he specializes in fasting and immune support and works extensively with patients who have chronic and terminal illnesses. Dr. Bailey lectures locally, nationally, and internationally on a variety of medical topics, and is a frequent guest lecturer at naturopathic colleges and conferences.

A strong historical and political perspective colors Dr. Bailey’s awareness. While paying respect to the elders of traditional medicine, he stays abreast of medical science and naturopathic medicine.


VIS Award
The 2010 American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Vis Award was awarded to Dr. Steven Bailey.
The Vis Award acknowledges persons who represent the Vis, the Healing Power of Nature, as demonstrated through their work, life, and community service. The Vis Award recipients are naturopathic students, facility members, or clinicians who exemplify the Vis Medicatrix Naturae by their understanding and application of the Healing Power of Nature.
Dr. Steven Bailey is recognized:
For his leadership role as the Speaker of the House of the AANP;
For increasing the competence of fellow physicians through education, publications and presentations;
For his single-minded dedication to bring the teaching of our beloved elders into current discussion;
For his work on the history section of the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Textbook.


Teacher and Leader Award
National College of Natural Medicine honors Dr. Steven Bailey with Inspirational Teacher and Leader Award in 2010.
Dr. Steven Bailey is recognized for his gifts of mentoring, guidance and leadership.

Rev. Steven A. Bailey:

Past Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy and Nutrition at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Radio Talk Show Host on KBOO (90.7 FM) non-commercial public radio on topics such as health, politics environment, religion and philosophy (local community/call-in audience). Dr. Bailey has been steadily involved as a radio host and guest since 1987.
Natural Medicine Advocate/Activist. Served on numerous industry boards and committees and as legislative chair for the State of Oregon from 1985 to 1987.
Author, The Fasting Diet, Contemporary Press/McGraw-Hill (2002). Additionally authored weekly and monthly news columns in local and regional newspapers and magazines.
Co-author (with Larry Trivieri, Jr.) Juice Alive, Square One Publishers (2006).
Major Contributor to Alternative Medicine, The definitive Guide, and You Don’t Have to Die: Unraveling the AIDS Myth, both published by Burton Goldberg Press. Contributed to numerous natural health books by Rodale and other presses.
Host/Mentor to Doctors in Training. Dr. Bailey hosts doctors-in-training through the college preceptor program. The Northwest Philiopractic Resource Center has been the training ground for more than 300 new doctors entering their own path of practice.
Public Speaker/Guest Lecturer. Dr. Bailey has spoken at national conferences, conventions and continuing education courses for the health field. He is also active in local presentations on holistic, natural and spiritual applications of medicine. Dr. Bailey is a frequent guest lecturer at local college and community centers.

Steven Bailey received his doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the national College of Naturopathic medicine (NCNM) in 1983. Upon graduation, he received a rare award for community service, and was elected to the college’s Board of Trustees, where he served as treasurer, then secretary until 1991.

 Dr. Bailey earned his first degree in psychology in 1976. He was the founder of Portland Habilitation Center’s union employment program, the now multi-million dollar organization that employs disabled persons, at union wages and benefits, in providing janitorial and maintenance services in local and government facilities. Dr. Bailey’s program was the first in the nation to provide union employment for the disabled.

Dr. Bailey regularly presents grand rounds to medical students, a recent presentation showcased his own personal journey of an infantile-seizure disorder as experienced with his own daughter. A story with a happy ending, Dr. Bailey outlined the personal and clinical challenges of a parent faced with the maze of concerns when medical intervention is most indicated.

Reverend, Steven A. Bailey was ordained on Nov. 21 2010. This honor represents the culmination of theological study, personal commitment, community service, and a walk in grace with the divine. Dr. Bailey continues his naturopathic practice, serving Body – Mind – and Spirit.


Dr. Steven Bailey

2738 SE 19th Ave,
Portland, OR 97202
PH: 503•224•8083

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