Starkel Nutrition

We think of nutrition as the foundation for all areas of health.  Our nutritionists can help you establish this foundation and achieve your health goals, whether it is helping out with a complex disease state or optimizing good health.  Learn more about our nutritionists and their backgrounds below.

Our Doctors

Lea McKinstry, ND

Lea McKinstry, ND

Licensed Naturopathic Doctor


Primary Care Physician ║Digestive Health ║Women’s Health & Hormones ║ Autoimmune Disease

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Our Nutritionists

Bonnie Deopp, MS, CN, LMHC

Bonnie Deopp, MS, CN, LMHC

Certified Nutritionist | Licensed Mental Health Counselor | LGBTQ & Trauma Specialist


Eating Disorders, with a focus on loss of control when eating ║ Gender Affirming Transitions ║ Nutrition for Mental Health

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Amanda Cirie, MS, CN

Amanda Cirie, MS, CN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Microbiome Support ║ Women’s Health ║ Inflammatory Disorders ║ Healthy Aging

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Emmilia Smith, MS, RDN

Emmilia Smith, MS, RDN

Registered Dietician Nutritionist | Stress Management Specialist | Chronic Disorder Specialist


Chronic Inflammatory & Metabolic Disorders ║ Stress Management ║ General Wellness

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Heather Brummer, MS, CN, LAc

Heather Brummer, MS, CN, LAc

Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Licensed Acupuncturist & Essential Oils Practitioner | Diabetes & Blood Sugar Management Specialist


Diabetes Management ║ GI Disorders ║ General Wellness

*Early morning appointments available*

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Shannon Fenster, MS, CM, LMT

Shannon Fenster, MS, CM, LMT

Certified Nutritionist II Licensed Massage Therapist II Trauma-Informed Practitioner


Disordered Eating ║ Digestive & Microbiome Health ║ Sports Nutrition ║General Wellness

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Katie Southworth, MS, RDN, CD

Katie Southworth, MS, RDN, CD

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Autoimmune & Chronic diseases ║ GI Disorders ║ Family & Child Nutrition

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Riana Giusti, MS, CN

Riana Giusti, MS, CN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Brain Health Specialist


Cognitive Health ║ Healthy Aging ║ Women’s Health

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Gretchen Gruender, MS, RDN, CSO

Gretchen Gruender, MS, RDN, CSO

Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Oncology Nutrition Specialist


Oncology Nutrition ║ Cancer Survivorship ║ Cancer Prevention

*Limited availability*

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Julie Starkel, MS, MBA, RDN

Julie Starkel, MS, MBA, RDN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Autoimmune & Chronic Diseases ║ GI Disorders ║ Women’s Health

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Our Admin Team

Tine Frausing

Clinic Manager

Mairin McCurdy

Clinic Coordinator

Tara Phenix

Front Desk Coordinator & Nutrition Assistant

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