Our Clinic and Staff

The staff of the Bridger Natural Medicine Clinic aim to provide quality and affordable naturopathic primary health care in a comfortable, caring and judgment-free atmosphere. Since health can be very multifactorial, significant time and attention is given to each person in the initial consult lasting 1 1/2 - 2 hours.

Dr. Robert Lemley, ND, NCMP, ABAARM

Naturopathic Doctor
NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner
American Board of Anti-Aging Regenerative Medicine

As the ONLY Certified Menopause Practitioner in southwest Montana via the esteemed North American Menopause Society, Dr. Lemley specializes in all types of hormonal health for both women and men, as well as servicing a host of other health conditions. For more information on Dr. Lemley, click here.

Chrystal Kester

Office Manager

"I enjoy spending time getting to know our patients, and to provide a comfortable and positive experience when visiting our clinic."

Chrystal grew up in the small town of Busby, MT. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, her grandson, husband, and riding horses as much as possible. Chrystal joined the clinic as office manager in 2012 after getting her degree in Health Care Management from MSU-Billings. She has years of customer service and front desk experience. All this leads to ensuring you and your family have a comfortable and meaningful experience here at Bridger Natural Medicine Clinic.


What can I expect as a new patient?

Initial Consult 1.5-2 Hours

If you're new to Bridger Natural Medicine Clinic, the initial consult lasts 1.5-2 hours. Sufficient time is given to voice all health matters, thoughts, and concerns. During this time. Dr. Lemley will also gather a complete health history, review any previous records from former physicians, go over your current symptoms, and gather other important details.

Physica Exams and Diagnostics

When indicated, a physical exam my be performed. This may be as simple as looking into an ear if it us infected, or listening to a heart with a stethoscope. We often do blood work, take cultures, can order x-rays, mammograms, ultrasounds, DEXA, MRIs, CT scans, colonoscopies, and other procedures to enhance our clinical diagnosis.


If your insurance covers Naturopathic care, Dr. Lemley is a preferred provider for:

  • Allegiance/Cigna
  • First Choice: Must & Assurant
  • Pacific Source
  • Montana Healthy Kids (Regular only, not the plus program)
  • Community Health Network

Dr. Robert Lemley is the only physician in southwest Montana who carries the Certified Menopause Practitioner credential via the esteemed North American Menopause Society, providing natural and comprehensive treatment of peri-menopause, menopause, irregular cycles, and andropause, to enhance quality of life and to prevent age-related illness.

Types of Patients Seen

Dr. Lemley is a women's and men's hormone specialist, working with women, men, as well as many other conditions such a thyroid, gastrointestinal issues, and more.

Women's Health

Peri-Menopause/Menopause, Hot flashes and night sweats, mood changes such as anxiety/depression, menstrual irregularities, such as longer, heavier, or shorter cycles, decreased libido, and pelvic atrophy, fibroids, fibrocysitc breast disease, endometriosis, thyroid conditions, and prevention of age-related illness.

Mens Health

Dr. Lemley also specializes in a variety of men's related issues, including Andropuase, low energy, decreased sexual desire and function (ED), prostate and urinary issues, weight gain, mood changes, among others.