Biography & Education


Loch Chandler, N.D., is a naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist who has been with Providence Cancer Center working in the Integrative Medicine Program for 10 years.

Currently, his specialty is in helping patients diagnosed with cancer minimize side effects of treatment and maximize quality of life as they are going through treatment. He also provides follow-up care to cancer patients with issues around survivorship.

Dr. Chandler also has a general medicine practice, where he sees people without cancer who have back or neck pain, digestive issues, allergies, asthma, and other conditions. Dr. Chandler has lectured around the United States on the topics of integrative medicine and cancer, and Chinese medicine and cancer.

Dr. Chandler recently finalized his Master of Public Administration degree with a focus in health administration (MPA:HA) at Portland State University.

Dr. Chandler is the Medical Director of Providence Integrative Medicine. He is excited to utilize his knowledge of integrative medicine and his new degree to help the integrative medicine program build connections and serve the Providence community.

When he is not at work or in school, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids at their home in the country, helping coach his son's lacrosse team, and refereeing boys youth and high school lacrosse and mens college lacrosse. He just finished the boys high school lacrosse season by refereeing the final game of the Cascade Cup. 

Areas of expertise

Integrative medicine


Dr. Chandler completed his Master's in Public Administration with a focus in health administration at Portland State University in 2014.

Dr. Chandler is a 2001 graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), in Portland. He graduated with a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) and also a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM). After graduating from NCNM, Dr. Chandler was one of the few students awarded a residency; he had his residency with Dr. Dickson Thom, an internationally-renowned naturopath.

Care Locations

4805 NE Glisan St.
First Floor, North Tower
Portland, OR 97213
9135 SW Barnes Road
Suite 261
Portland, OR 97225



Board Certifications
  • Acupuncture
  • Naturopathy
Conditions Treated
Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger, Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older, Achilles tendon and tendonitis, Acute and chronic pain, Addiction, Allergic Rhinitis, Allergies, Anemia, Anxiety Disorders, Arthralgia, Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Bladder infection, Breast cancer, Cancer, Cancer pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical osteoarthritis, Colon cancer, Constipation, Age 11 and Younger, Constipation, Age 12 and Older, Crohn's disease, Degenerative disc disease, Depression, Diabetes, Diabetic Neuropathy, Diarrhea, Digestive issues, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Elbow Injury, Fatigue, Fatigue, cancer-related, Fever, Age 11 and Younger, Fever, Age 12 and Older, Frozen shoulder, Gas/bloating, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Gastroparesis, Glucose intolerance, Gout, Headaches, Heart disease, Heartburn, High Blood Pressure, High blood sugar, High Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Inflammatory-bowel disease, Influenza (Seasonal flu), Insomnia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Knee injuries, Leukemia, Malabsorption syndrome, Menopause, Menstrual cramps, Menstruation problems, Metabolic Syndrome, Mononucleosis, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 11 and Younger, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pain in limb, Plantar Fasciitis, Pneumonia, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Prediabetes, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Prostate cancer, Prostatitis, Rectal cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sciatica, Shin Splints, Shortness of breath, Shoulder injuries, Side effects of cancer treatment, Sinusitis, Skin disease, Sprain/strain: ankle, Sprain/strain: neck, Sprain/strain: shoulder/arm, Sprains, Stress, Stroke, Sunburn, Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis, Upper respiratory tract infection (URI), Urinary tract infection, Weight problems