Elysia J.B. Harrsch, ND, is a naturopathic physician at Ageless Beauty Rx in Vancouver, Washington. Originally from Hockinson, Washington, she is proud to serve the community where she grew up. Dr. Harrsch earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Washington State University - Vancouver. While there, she conducted research on the mechanisms of morphine drug tolerance and had her research presented at a conference in Scotland. After graduating, she attended the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, to complete a four-year medical degree program at the oldest naturopathic program in North America. During her time there, she developed a passion for nutrition, physical medicine, complementary cancer care, and preventative and functional medicine.
Dr. Harrsch sought additional post-graduation specialized training in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy training through WorldLink Medical. The functional medicine she learned during these conferences cultivated a desire to specialize her practice in thyroid disorders, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for women, preventative and individualized medicine. As a naturopathic primary care physician, Dr. Harrsch is skilled in all aspects of family health and wellness. Her philosophy is centered on meeting a patient’s individual needs and blends both pharmaceutical and natural options to optimize a patient’s health.
In her spare time, Dr. Harrsch enjoys spending time with her family, making wine, and playing around in the kitchen with recipes from around the world.