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Lyndsay Naylor, DO was born Lyndsay Hoemberg in central Minnesota. As an undergraduate at The College of St Benedict’s/St John’s University, she studied both theology and biology. While studying abroad in South Africa, she volunteered at an HIV/AIDS clinic. This sparked her interest in social justice and prompted her to serve with the Passionist Volunteers in Jamaica for two years following her undergraduate work. It was here that healthcare experiences illuminated her path to a career in medicine. Attracted to the holistic mentality of osteopathy and its renowned manual therapy training program, she attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school, she was accepted into the Poudre Valley Family Medicine program where she finished her internship. Dr. Lyndsay went on to complete her family medicine training in Denver at the Rose Family Medicine Program and is now a practicing Board Certified Family Medicine physician. In 2013, she was nominated for the Larry Green Family Medicine Award for her dedication to patient safety, leadership, enthusiasm for holistic care, and commitment to family medicine. She completed her training in medical acupuncture at the prestigious Helms Medical Institute. Finally, Dr. Lyndsay is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging and continues to pursue cutting edge educational opportunities in integrative medicine.
Dr. Lyndsay is also involved in leadership. She is Vice President of Medical Education for PSE Partnership, a nonprofit organization for patient safety education. She teaches patient safety curriculum in surrounding Denver residency programs. In addition, Dr. Lyndsay is medical director of the Sound Clinic. She leads the team of staff and practitioners through ongoing development and growth.
Areas of Expertise
As an osteopathic physician, Dr. Lyndsay uses the core osteopathic principles to guide her in creating individual patient care plans. She believes that each patient is an integrated unit comprised of the mind, body, and spirit. She recognizes the body’s tremendous potential to heal itself when its structure and function are in harmony. Her goal is to be a guide for each patient on their health journey. Together, through shared decision making, Dr. Lyndsay works with her patients to choose the path to health that is right for them – acknowledging life’s many co-factors.
In addition to conventional health maintenance and preventative medicine, her clinical interests include osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), craniosacral therapy, thyroid care, adrenal and neurotransmitter health, hormone replacement therapy and medical acupuncture.