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Dr Carissa Doherty ND

Dr Carissa Doherty ND PhD completed her premedical studies in 1998 at the University of Guelph obtaining a Specialized Honours degree in Bio-Medical Toxicology.

In 2002, Carissa received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  While a student at CCMN, Carissa was selected to be a naturopathic intern at the Anne Johnson Health Station, a naturopathic outreach clinic where Gerontology, MS and Spinal Injuries were a focus.

Carissa and her sister Sonya Doherty, N.D. opened The Natural Care Clinic in Burlington in 2005.  Their approach in treating chronic illness has become world-renowned drawing patients to the Natural Care Clinic from all over the world.

In addition to general family practice, Carissa takes a special interest in biomedical treatment of autism, Lyme disease, hormone health, fertility and prevention of developmental delays, methylation medicine and environmental medicine.