dr-swetlikoff-picOver the past 20 years Dr. Lorne Swetlikoff has witnessed the importance and influence that naturopathic medicine can make to one’s health.

The stresses of today’s environment and lifestyle leave us exposed to disease and illness. Awareness, commitment to health, and knowledge ensure that we all have the best chance to live a healthy, vital life, filled with wellness and balance.

Dr. Swetlikoff believes in the power of the patient. As individuals we all have the power to create our own road to wellness. Dr. Swetlikoff and his team will help you to understand and adopt both a plan of treatment and a lifestyle that will enable you to achieve your health goals.

Dr. Lorne Swetlikoff,  BSc.,ND, is a licenced naturopathic physician (Bastyr University of Naturopathic Medicine in Seattle) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell and Development Biology from UBC. Dr. Swetlikoff gained extensive experience in patient care and naturopathic medicine at his clinics in Vancouver and Castlegar. His focus is on family health care, integrative cancer care and generative and anti-aging medicine.

Dr. Swetlikoff values continuous education in the field of medicine and holds many special certifications in alternative health treatments such as anti-aging therapy, chelation therapy, neural therapy orthomolecular therapy, ozone therapy and many other diploma and certificate programs in diagnosis and treatment technologies. Dr. Swetlikoff is an active professionl member with leading professional medical organizations including ACAM, A4M, Institute of Functional Medicine, and the Occidental Institute.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Swetlikoff has served as the President of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia. Under the leadership of Dr. Swetlikoff, the College was able to work with the provincial government by multi-health care party negotiations to achieve ground-breaking changes in the naturopathic medical scope of practice. One change that resulted from these negotiations was that naturopathic physicians in BC can now write prescriptions for conventional drugs and natural substances requiring a prescription.

Industry officials and peers have acknowledged Dr. Swetlikoff as a leader in the field of naturopathic medicine. Dr. Swetlikoff has written for various newspapers including CBC Health Online, and is a respected lecturer and speaker on alternative health care in Canada.