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About Dr. Tanya Lee, ND

As a primary health care provider with a strong foundation in biochemistry and integrative, functional medicine, my goal is educate and empower my patients by helping you understand your body and health.

I provide evidence-based treatment approaches geared towards strengthening the body to help you to overcome your health concerns and achieve your health goals. My integrative approach to medicine blends my knowledge from biomedical sciences, botanical medicine,

nutritional science and Traditional Chinese medicine, to find the most accurate diagnosis and effective treatment based on your individual health.

Special Interests

Immunology:
I have a keen interest in the area of immunology and how the immune system influences many other systems in the body, such as the digestive and mental health.  This interest has led to my constant pursuit to expand my knowledge in this area at institutions such as the University of Toronto, Institute of Functional Medicine and a number integrative medical conferences to help me further understand the intricacies of the immune system.  I have experience in treating a wide variety of autoimmune conditions and other immune system conditions such as asthma, eczema and allergies.

Children’s Health:
During my 1 year internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic, I was selected to be on a pediatric-focused shift, increasing my skills, knowledge and exposure to the many common health conditions experienced in children. My approach is to educate parents about preventative health strategies they can apply to their children’s daily routine. Numerous studies have highlighted the importance of childhood nutrition and its influence on healthy development. I provide nutritional and lifestyle support plans and offer gentle, natural therapies to treat your children’s health concerns.

Education and Professional Affiliations

I have received my Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences in 2005 from McMaster University, with a minor in history.  I then went on to receive my degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2009.

I am currently a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. I am licensed through the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.

My license includes prescribing privileges for certain controlled medications such as bioidentical hormones, and also allows me to provide injectable therapies.

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