Dr. Kai Herman


Portland Naturopathic Physician

Dr Kai Herman

Kai Herman, ND


Kai Herman is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oregon. She received her education and clinical training at the National College of Natural Medicine. Dr. Herman's areas of focus include: sports medicine, women’s health & hormones, and anti-aging & aesthetics. Her preferred treatment modalities include: PRP, prolotherapy, IV nutritional therapy, diet and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Herman completed a 1 year post-graduate residency program with an emphasis in sports medicine, pain management & regenerative injection techniques (i.e., Prolotherapy & PRP).


Originally from the Bay Area in California, Dr. Herman received a BA in Psychology and graduated with honors & research credentials from University of California at Santa Barbara, California. She used her degree to work as a mental health counselor with at-risk youth, helping her clients cultivate skill-sets to improve upon their success in the real world.

With a lifelong passion for sports & health, Dr. Herman moved to Portland in 2004 to pursue a career as a Pilates & fitness instructor and certified Nutritional Therapist. Working six years in the wellness industry, she gained experience in injury recovery, weight loss, and health optimization, eventually led her down the path to naturopathic medicine.

Dr. Herman resides in Portland with her 2 children, husband, and dog and spends most of her free time enjoying their company. Time to herself includes, running, soccer, yoga, Pilates, and reading.


Dr. Herman believes the following rules are essential to sustained health and happiness: 1. Nourish your body with real food, 2. Exercise in a way that makes you happy, 3. Laugh loud and often!

Dr. Herman understands that individuals have differing life goals and circumstances and therefore tailors treatment plans to best meet the unique needs of each patient.

Dr. Herman would love to meet with you and offers complimentary, 15-minute visits for prospective patients.

Insurance coverage

Dr. Herman is in-network* with these health insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • ASHN — American Specialty Health — HealthNet
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet/CHP
  • Pacific Source
  • Providence PPO (Preferred)
  • Providence HP
  • Regence / Blue Cross
  • All Auto Insurances for Motor Vehicle Claims (except USAA)

*This may not be a comprehensive list as network involvement may change at any time. Please call our front desk for assistance with specific insurance verification, as this is not a guarantee of coverage for services.