Dr. Priya Duggal ND, is a licensed and registered naturopathic doctor. She is committed to provide holistic individualized care and her focus is to empower patients, enabling them to make informed choices about their health. Dr. Priya believes that preventive medicine is the best form of health care and she uses every patient encounter as an opportunity to educate patients on strategies to prevent events from happening in the first place.
Dr. Priya obtained her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto (CCNM). She interned at Robert Schad naturopathic clinic, Brampton Civic naturopathic clinic, and Anishnawbe Health Toronto. During this internship, she took an elective course in adjunctive cancer care to provide the most updated care to her patients. On graduation, she was awarded the “Estate of Joyce Vanderburgh” Scholarship for demonstrating outstanding clinical performance and for best patient interaction. Prior to attending CCNM, Dr. Priya was trained as a medical doctor (MD) in India and did her post-graduate training in pediatrics and family medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK. For patients who are looking for a more integrative approach to health, Dr. Priya is trained to integrate conventional and natural medicine to give you the most natural, scientific, and evidence-based treatment protocol.
As a licensed primary care practitioner, Dr. Priya addresses every aspect of family medicine and welcomes all age groups in her practice ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. Dr. Priya has a special interest in treating hormone imbalances, thyroid conditions, mental health issues, lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. Furthermore, she enjoys working with people who are proactive in their health and would like to feel their best or just age gracefully by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Priya understands that many modern age ailments are due to our toxic polluted environment and nutrient-depleted lifestyle; the solution is to address these underlying causes. She has committed herself to many hours of additional training in courses such as Bio-Identical Hormonal Therapy, Healthy Breast Program, Clinical Homeopathy, and Prescribing.
She is also a certified Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher-Trainer and a certified Compassionate Inquiry Practitioner. Mental, emotional, and lifestyle counseling are an essential component of naturopathic medicine. In almost all illnesses, there is a mental/emotional component that needs to be addressed so the body can heal itself. Dr. Priya is a firm believer in Mind-Body Medicine and recognizes that childhood experiences, family, community, society, and environment are significant determinants of one’s health. Dr. Gabor Mate’s work has greatly influenced how she looks at health and wellness.
Dr. Priya Duggal ND is in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and is licensed to practice with prescribing rights. She is also a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND).
ND – Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto
DFM – Royal College of General Practitioners, UK
DCH – Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, Glasgow, UK
Licentiate Medical Council of Canada
MBBS, DPH – Grant Medical College, Mumbai