Q: Do you have license as naturopathic doctor?
A: Yes, I am licensed in both Canada and USA.
Q: Do you prescribe drugs?
A: No. But I will have to know any drugs that you are taking, so that I can avoid affecting the bioavailability of your medications.
Q: You are a certified medical doctor. Do you have a license to practice medicine in Canada or USA?
A: Even though I am a certified medical doctor by passing all the United States Medical Licensing Exams (USMLE step 1, 2 and 3, including oral, practical and written), I am not eligible for the board licensing of medicine without doing residency in the USA or Canada.
Q: Do you provide online consultation?
A: Yes, online consultations are provided for Canadians and Americans who are looking for a practitioner with the credentials of a ND or combined with MD and PhD.
Q: What kind of therapeutics do you use? What is special about your treatments?
A: I use supplements, homeopathy (traditional western medicine), manipulation (chiropractic), western herbal medicine/botanical medicine, Asian Medicine (traditional Chinese medicine), physical therapy and counseling. I choose therapeutics from my understanding of modern science, modern medicine and naturopathic approaches.
I call my practice as naturopathic family medicine. Especially I provide help for those complex conditions and chronic illnesses. Meanwhile, I am open to reach out and discuss with your other healthcare providers, including medical doctors.
Q: Will you prescribe medical marijuana?
A: Unfortunately, naturopathic licenses are not able to prescribe medical marijuana.