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.
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.
Amy lives here in Bozeman with her husband, Ryan, and in her free time she enjoys cooking, camping, getting outside to explore the beauty that Montana has to offer and spending time with family and friends. Amy has numerous years of office management experience and her deep appreciation for holistic health led her to studies in integrative nutrition. The philosophy that everything we feed ourselves, mind, body and spirit, has an effect on our overall health and well-being, is something that Amy strongly believes in.
What can I expect as a new patient?
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.
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.
Beginning May 1, 2023, the clinic will be removing itself from the insurance submittal/billing process. All contracts previously held with insurance providers (such as BCBS, Aetna, Allegiance, Pacific Source, etc.) will to be terminated. Payment for services rendered will be due at time of service. An invoice holding all diagnostic and procedure codes will be given to the patient which they can submit to their insurance provider for reimbursement of services. By Montana State law, there is mandatory health insurance coverage for licensed Naturopathic Physicians so patients are entitled to receive reimbursement from insurance companies. If requested, the clinic can still submit the claim to an insurance provider on behalf the patient, but ultimately insurance reimbursement for services rendered will be between the patient and their insurance provider. The clinic will assist patients in this process.
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.
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.
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.
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.