Best General Practitioner! 2014 Best Of Oakland and the East Bay

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Last Reviewed: Gut-Hormone Connection, Thyroid Leave a Comment

Firstly, thank you! Secondly, THANK YOU!

I am incredibly honored to be practicing medicine in Oakland and to receive such recognition from my patients. I am filled with gratitude for the support I have received from all of you.

I love the work that I do. Helping people achieve health, understand their bodies and reclaim their lives brings me great joy.

Thank you for voting me as the Best General Practitioner in Oakland and East Bay!


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I would love to be your doctor!

I work with people of all ages, including children, to optimize wellness and identify the root cause of health imbalances. Together we will create a personalized plan to help you be your most vital self!



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Dr. Jolene Brighten

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Dr. Jolene Brighten, NMD, is one of the leading experts in women’s medicine and is a pioneer in her exploration of the far-reaching impact of hormonal birth control and the little known side effects that impact health in a large way. In her best selling book, Beyond the Pill, she shares her clinical protocols aimed at supporting women struggling with symptoms of hormone imbalance, including Post-Birth Control Pill Syndrome and birth control related side effects. A trained nutritional biochemist and Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Brighten is the founder and Clinic Director at Rubus Health, an integrative women’s medicine clinic. She is a member of the MindBodyGreen Collective and has been featured in prominent media outlets such as Forbes, Cosmopolitan, ABC news, and the New York Post. Read more about me here.