MEET THE EXPERTS

NaturalPath experts are masters of natural medicine. As licensed physicans, our experts train for years to utilize and harness a vast array of modalities, knowledge and clinical experiences to best support wellness and prevent disease.

Docere is a tenate of naturopathic medicine and is at the heart of each article present on NaturalPath. Translated from Latin, the term is defined as Doctor as Teacher. It is this philosophy that has given birth to NaturalPath.

FEATURED NATURALPATH EXPERTS A-Z

Dr. Ameet Aggarwal, ND and psychotherapist (Gestalt, Family Constellations, EMDR) with years of experience treating physical issues, anxiety, stress, depression, abuse, relationship issues and also working with UNICEF, UN Staff, and other large organizations. Dr. Aggarwal focuses on healing the gut, liver, adrenal system and emotions together to optimize health and happiness. His online course (free videos on health.drameet.com/p/intro) has been approved in the highest category for continuing education for naturopathic doctors. Dr. Aggarwal was voted as one of the top 5 speakers on 2 world summits, which earned him recognition as one of the top 43 naturopaths to follow. He practices in Kenya and lectures around the world, teaching students how to treat anxiety and depression holistically. His book “Feel Good” (free videos on https://health.drameet.com/p/mindbodybook is considered to be one of the most comprehensive guides to anxiety and depression. 

Asplin_Kelsey-5Dr. Kelsey Asplin, ND, is a Naturopathic Doctor and a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner™ who graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington in 2015. Dr. Kelsey grew up in Lakewood, Colorado and is now back home and seeing patients in the Denver area. When she isn’t at the office, Dr. Kelsey teaches in the Integrative Health Care program and MSU Denver, spends many days with her horse, Rumor, and enjoys running, AcroYoga, and country line dancing. Dr. Kelsey is an effective practitioner because of her open-mindedness, dedication, and attraction to helping others, along with a keen ability to simply “get” people.

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, B.Comm, ND, graduated from UBC in 1990 with Bachelor of Commerce Degree with honours. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class. She completed her Doctorate in naturopathic medicine from CCNM in 2005. She is a specialist in Canada in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, ADD/ADHD, OCD and schizoaffective disorders. Having overcome many challenges in the sphere of mental health, Dr. Chris is a gifted motivational speaker on mental health and shares how to overcome barriers in life and to encourage others to achieve their full potential. She is currently completing a book on mental health titled “Beyond the Label: Moving from the stigma and shame of mental illness to mental wellness”. For more information please visit her website at naturalterrain.com

headshot_NBDr. Natalie Bozinovski ND MSc., is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Master of Nutrition, published author, speaker, and founder of www.healthandthecity.com, a web-based resource designed to provide fresh insights, tools and guidance to busy professionals on how to make wellness a daily habit.

Marc-BubbsDr. Marc Bubbs, ND, is a Naturopathic Doctor, Strength Coach, Speaker, Blogger, and Author of The Paleo Project – A 21st Guide to Looking Leaner, Getting Stronger, & Living Longer. Marc also serves as the Sports Nutrition Lead for the Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team and believes that diet, exercise, and lifestyle factors have the most profound impact on your overall health and performance.

Dr. Emily Chan ND, received her doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. She is a board licensed naturopathic doctor and founder of Modern Integrative Medicine. She currently practices in San Diego, CA and consults around the world.

Dr. Chan specializes in chronic medical conditions that have an impaired body memory component to them. She integrates the immune/nervous system and physiological relationships in treating her patients. She is published in medical journals, and magazines. She is a speaker, and has presented at medical conferences training doctors, and has appeared on television. She also authors and teaches health, and body memory reprogramming courses.

SarahCimpermanND_resisedDr. Sarah Cimperman, ND, is the author of the new book, The Prediabetes Detox: A Whole-Body Program to Balance Your Blood Sugar, Increase Energy, and Reduce Sugar Cravings. She graduated from NCNM in 2002 and has a private practice in New York City. Her expertise has been featured on Fox News and Huffington Post and in Natural Health magazine, Whole Living magazine, and the Well Being Journal, among other publications. Dr. Cimperman also writes two blogs, A Different Kind Of Doctor and The Naturopathic Gourmet.

Dr. Catherine Clinton, ND2.19 Catherine Family-0631 (2), is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. She is a board licensed naturopathic doctor currently practicing at her private clinic in Eugene, Oregon.
Dr. Clinton is a speaker on integrative medicine and gut health and has authored several publications in those areas. She is founder of WellFuture, a line of nutritional supplements for infants and children that uses organic, whole food ingredients and the greenest, bioavailable nutrients.

Dr. Carrie Louise Daenell, NDTVP5302_20131012-Edit-2-Copy-Crop-150x150, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor with a raw-materials and formulation expertise in the nutraceutical industry, I can build just-right protocols out of the targeted nutritional supplements that actually work for weight, hormones, heart, bone and digestion. You may have seen me on PBS or local/regional TV talk shows or News Programs. 

TarynDeane_HeadShots2014-181-mgon1lj6d3mhteesls0hqu933gsbtmwj57w7tjvauyDr. Taryn Deane ND, provides honest healthcare by blending ancient principles with modern biomedicine to treat problems with skin, sex and self-esteem. She believes the key to a happy, healthy life is building resilience through balance, altruism, radiance and eco-consciousness.

Dr. Maria Del Mar Rodriguez, ND, is a licensed Naturopathic physician and a proud member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Puerto Rico Association of Naturopathic Physicians (PRANP). Her commitment and passion is to motivate individuals and communities globally to be conscious of their health through personalized, compassionate and integrative care. She graduated from the accredited medical school, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona, after completing her Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico. She has broad experience in public health and clinical research, and combines modern science and naturopathic modalities, considering the person as a whole and unique individual, understanding underlying causes of disease. She has offered naturopathic medical care to diverse, including underserved families, in Mexico, Arizona, Texas and Puerto Rico.
Website: www.dramariadelmar.weebly.com
E-mail: dramariadelmar.natural@gmail.com

Pro Image Full Res-0976Dr. Meera Dossa, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor at Davisville Active Therapy. She is certified and licensed to perform parenteral therapy in the province of Ontario and has successfully met the requirements for the Standard of Practice in Therapeutic Prescribing. To book an appointment for naturopathic therapy, diagnostic testing, dietary assessment, or intravenous therapy, please contact Dr. Meera Dossa, ND at 647-705-1242 or rosedalenaturopath@gmail.com.

Fleming,-Alethea_resizedDr. Alethea Fleming, ND , is a passionate advocate for naturopathic geriatric medicine. A 2007 Bastyr University graduate, she also earned a certificate in Gerontology from the University of Washington. Dr. Fleming is the owner and leadphysician of the Vital Aging Clinic in Anacortes, Washington where she provides primary care to all adults as well as adjunctive geriatric care. Dr. Fleming is active in multiple community organizations as well as a member of WANP, AANP and OncANP. In her off hours, Dr. Fleming can be found hiking the beautiful trails of Fidalgo Island, spending time with her wonderful husband and son, or with her nose firmly in a good book.

biancagarilli 2014 copyDr. Bianca Garilli, ND, is a former US Marine turned Naturopathic Doctor. She runs a private practice in Folsom, California where she specializes in treating and preventing chronic disease states through a personalized lifestyle approach including nutrition, exercise, botanical medicine and homeopathy.

In addition to private practice, she consults with nutritional supplement companies and integrative medical clinics on case studies, professional consultations and educational program development. Dr. Garilli is a member of the faculty at Hawthorn University and a founding board member for the CA Chapter of the Children’s Heart Foundation. Dr. Garilli lives in Northern California with her husband, children and four backyard chickens.

sgiardenelliDr. Sarah Giardenelli, ND, MSOM, LAC, was born and raised in upstate New York. She completed her undergraduate studies in pre-medicine and psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Knowing from an early age that she wanted to help people achieve optimal health naturally, she found her calling at the National College of Natural Medicine, in Portland, OR. After six years of study, Sarah earned both a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine with Honors in Research and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. She then completed her naturopathic residency at Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic, outside of Rochester, NY.

Sarah KingDr. Sarah King, ND, is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014. Prior to completing her medical studies, she attended Nipissing University where she received her Honors Bachelor of Science in Biology. Sarah has a passion for women’s health and is a birth doula in Durham and Toronto Region. She treats a wide variety of health conditions including menstrual disorders and hormone balancing, fertility, prenatal care, digestive concerns, skincare and mental health/anxiety. Outside the office Sarah is an avid runner with a love of the GTA’s best forest trails. She also continues to improve her yoga practice and teaches breath work as part of stress management counselling to her patients.

Dr. Sheila Kingsburysheila072013-2, ND, RH (AHG), is a Naturopathic Physician, Lactation Consultant and Registered Herbalist. Dr. Kingsbury is a 2003 graduate of Bastyr University’s naturopathic medicine program and a Licensed Primary Care Provider in Washington State. Dr. Kingsbury is currently the chair of the Botanical Medicine department as well as Associate Professor in the School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University.

_DSC5667-EditDr. Hillary Lampers, ND, gained a BS in Natural Health Sciences with a Major in Nutrition and PreMed focus (2002) and a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (2007) both from Bastyr University.  She is founder and co-owner of Sky Valley Healing Arts in Snohomish, WA.

HCM HSDr. Tanya Lee, ND, received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences from McMaster University and was trained as a Naturopathic Doctor at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  Dr Lee practices full-time between two clinics located in Toronto and Milton Ontario and has been voted Milton’s favourite Naturopath in 2013 and 2014.   Her primary care practice focuses on family medicine, treating a wide variety of conditions such as hormonal (endocrine) disorders, fertility, digestive problems, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, insomnia and fatigue.  She has a special interest in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, paediatric and perinatal health.  Tanya offers her clinical knowledge to a number of publications, including the NaturalPath.

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Dr. Sarah LoBisco, ND, is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM). She is licensed in Vermont as a naturopathic doctor and holds a Bachelor of Psychology from State University of New York at Geneseo. Dr. LoBisco speaks professionally on integrative medical topics, has several journal publications, and has completed her postdoctoral training as a certified functional medicine practitioner. Dr. LoBisco currently incorporates her training in holistic medical practices and conventional medicine through writing, researching, private wellness consultations, and through her independent contracting work for companies regarding supplements, nutraceuticals, essential oils, and medical foods. Dr. LoBisco also enjoys continuing to educate and empower her readers through her blogs and social media. Her recent blogs about living naturally in our complex world and on the applications of essential oils can be found at www.dr-lobisco.com and at www.saratoga.com/living-well. Her new book BreakFree Medicine is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s.

More information can be found at dr-lobisco.com/dr-sarah-lobisco-breakfree-medicine/

dr millie tournesol headshotDr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNS, is an advocate in the natural health industry with over 20 years experience. She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor (Canada) and Certified Nutrition Specialist living and practicing in New York. She also has a Master in Public Health (Germany).

She is the founder the Food for Mood Diet and her customized nutrition program, Eating for Meaning to prevent and treat chronic health disease. Using principles of naturopathic medicine, mindfulness, and epigenetics, she solves health puzzles for her patients. She is a published researcher and author. She is the host of doctalk radio shows across the USA including the Dr. Millie Hour on InVite Health Radio and The Eating for Meaning Show. She has a goal of living healthy until 120 years using Eating for Meaning at www.milliesays.com

3O1C9913 no necklaceDr. Olisa Mak, ND, is a licensed ND with a general family practice in downtown Vancouver.  She has a special interest in bringing awareness to the mind-body connection using homeopathy, botanicals and lifestyle counselling.
She is driven to educate, inspire and empower those around her.  Everyone has the potential to achieve their dreams and goals but are often unable to because of their fears, perceptions and circumstances.  Dr. Mak strives to work with her patients to remove barriers, empowering patients to seize opportunities and to make the life they want a reality.

Richard-Maurer-Beach-no-text-150x150Dr. Richard Maurer, ND, is a licensed naturopathic physician who, after practicing in a primary care setting for twenty years, now provides a unique perspective on metabolic health and recovery. Dr. Maurer puts you in the driver’s seat of your health and wellness, helping you decode blood test results to find the diet and fitness habits that reverse and prevent metabolic conditions, such as pre and type 2 diabetes, weight gain and hypothyroid problems.

ls_mg_4278-cropDr. Shannon Morgenstern, ND, is a Naturopathic Doctor, educator and guide, who helps patients to find more balance, rejuvenate from the inside out and reach a state of health and happiness. Her mission is helping patients like you to go from living a stressful life of mediocrity to living a life of calm and inspired thriving. She often works with patients who are stressed out beyond belief, struggling to function and who are sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Dr Morgenstern is able to provide the support and motivation to have you go from feeling bored and discontented with life, to feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. She practices out of a beautiful clinic in Calgary Canada called Naturmend. Make sure you check out her website www.drshannonmorgenstern.com for up to date info and free tips!

View More: http://latoyagale.pass.us/nyarai-paweni1Dr. Nyarai Paweni, ND,  is passionate about naturopathic medicine with a keen focus on women’s health, skin and digestive health. A 2015 National University of Health Sciences graduate, she has a private practice working downtown Chicago and Lisle (Western Suburb), Chicago where she provides naturopathic/integrative care to all ages. Dr. Nyarai is active in multiple community organizations and is a member of ILANP- Illinois Association of Naturopathic Physicians, AANP- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Cook County Physicians Association.

_DSC3692 copyDr. Katie Rothwell, ND, is a licensed and board certified Naturopathic Doctor through the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. She maintains a general family practice in Barrie as well as Midland Ontario, with a clinical focus and passion for women’s health, hormonal imbalances, chronic stress, and thyroid conditions. She believes that a multidimensional approach encompassing all areas of one’s life is the key to seeing lasting improvement and focuses on personalized medicine for each one of her unique patients.

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Dr. Shaida Sina, ND, has been working in the field of medicine for over 20 years. Her initial training began as a clinical scientist where she received her BS from University of Maryland’s School of Medicine Department of Medical Research Technology. During her first 10 years in healthcare she worked in the field of laboratory medicine where she ultimately became lead technologist of a reference infectious disease laboratory. Dr. Sina began her studies in natural medicine in 1995 at SCNM and was the first naturopathic physician to do a clinical rotation at Mayo Clinic where she trained in reproductive endocrinology. Her areas of clinical focus include women’s healthcare, pediatrics and general family practice.

Dr. Jody Stanislaw, ND, DrJody photoreceived her doctorate degree from Bastyr University. She practices virtually, working with patients all over the country via phone/Skype. As a Type 1 herself, she specializes in helping others with diabetes. She also treats a wide range of conditions such as digestive disorders, food & seasonal allergies, anxiety/depression, high blood pressure or cholesterol, and more via natural methods. Her most popular program is her E.A.S.Y. Lifestyle Transformation program…ideal for anyone who is serious about feeling great. To contact Dr. Stanislaw, visit www.DrJodyND.com or send an email to DrJody@DrJodyND.com

Swanz_headshot_revisedDr. Peter Swanz, ND, received his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine Degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ.
Dr. Swanz was awarded the prestigious Daphne Blayden award for his commitment to Naturopathic Medicine,  Academic Excellence, Compassion, Perseverance, a Loving Sense of Humor and a Positive, Supportive Outlook by his colleagues and staff at SCNM.
He is a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician with advanced training in classical homeopathy and nutrition. Dr. Swanz is a Fellow of the Homeopathic Association of the Naturopathic Physicians. He currently supports individuals on the journey to health through his Vital Force Naturopathy practice, integrating the best of his conventional and holistic medical training. Dr. Swanz specializes in homeopathy, pediatrics and family medicine.  He is passionate about healing and is driven by the desire to see all people be the most healthy individual they can be.

Dr. Doni HeadshotDr. Donielle (Doni) Wilson, ND,  a naturopathic doctor, certified professional midwife, and certified nutrition specialist, graduated from Bastyr University in 2000. Author of The Stress Remedy, Dr. Doni redefines stress to include toxins, food sensitivities, and imbalanced blood sugar levels, and then offers expert guidance on how to reclaim optimal health. She is creator of a gluten-free nutritional regimen that integrates mind-body medicine with support for reducing exposure to all forms of stress – The Stress Remedy Program. Dr. Doni is passionate about empowering wellness for as many people as possible.

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board-licensed naturopathic physician. She provides a unique fusion of conventional medical testing and diagnosis, attention to modern research, and safe, effective natural therapeutics to help you reach your health goals. Dr. Wood earned her Doctorate of Naturopathy from National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM). During her time there, she completed a six-month internship in integrative cardiology and well as additional extensive training in chronic gastrointestinal conditions including small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). She has advanced training in classical homeopathy through the New England School of Homeopathy, and has worked with the Food as Medicine Institute since 2013 delivering high quality nutrition education. She loves to work with people in treating all manner of health concerns using natural therapies such as homeopathy, botanical medicine, hydrotherapy and nutrition. 

Dr. Kaitlyn Zorn, HBSc., ND., is a Registered Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Guelph, Ontario, at Healing Foundations Naturopathic Clinic. Kaitlyn considers herself a general family practitioner, seeing a variety of concerns, however, has a keen interest in mental health (stress, anxiety & depression), hormonal imbalances (women’s health, adrenal & thyroid conditions) and digestive concerns (food sensitivities, bloating, indigestion). She can work with you to reduce your stress, balance hormones and improve digestion alongside providing a treatment plan that is individualized for your unique concern. Most importantly, Kaitlyn helps to empower you to be your best self so you can live your life to the fullest. Did you know that most extended coverage plans offer some coverage for naturopathic services? Look into yours today and book either a complimentary 15-minute Meet & Greet or an Initial Consultation at clinic@healingfoundations.ca. Stay in the loop with Kaitlyn by following her on Instagram: @drkaitlynzorn.nd and Facebook: www.facebook.com/drkaitlynzornguelph/