Dr. Poonam Patel, BSc, ND, is a registered and licensed Naturopathic Doctor. She graduated from University of Toronto and pursued her Naturopathic degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). Dr. Patel, ND completed her internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC) and at Sherbourne Health Centre (a community health clinic specializing in patients with HIV/AIDS) and has been treating patients for various concerns since 2005.
Dr. Patel, ND integrates a variety of naturopathic modalities in her treatments including nutrition and lifestyle counselling, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including acupuncture, botanical medicine, homeopathic medicine, hydrotherapy and physical medicine. She completed her fellowship in homeopathy at the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine and has taken extensive training in prescribing bio-identical hormones for thyroid and women’s health concerns. These therapies provide Dr. Patel with a unique and comprehensive approach to enhancing health and wellness, diagnosing and treating illness and preventing disease.
Dr. Patel, ND is a licensed member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and has taken the Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics course and is licensed to prescribe according to CONO’s Prescribing Standard of Practice.
She is also a registered member with the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). Dr. Patel, ND works collaboratively with all the healthcare practitioners at Mississauga Wellness to provide patient-centred care.