Dr. Michelle Salga ND, is a licensed and board-certified Naturopathic Doctor, is a general family practitioner with a special interest in hormone imbalances (thyroid, adrenal, sex hormones), chronic fatigue, menopause and fibromyalgia. Dr Salga uses clinical nutrition, diet, acupuncture/cupping (TCM), botanical medicine, Bio identical Hormones ( BHRT) and a wide variety of modalities in order to treat. She believes in addressing the root cause, so as to prevent further health concerns and bring her patient’s back to balance; health and happiness. Healing the body can happen from a mixture of Eastern and Western philosophies rooted in both science and tradition.
Dr. Salga achieved her doctorate at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, a four year intensive post-graduate accredited program. She obtained her Bachelor of Sciences degree from the University of Guelph. Throughout her academic career Michelle worked at Mackenzie Health Hospital (formerly York Central Hospital) in Richmond Hill for over ten years where she was immersed in a medically saturated learning environment in the fields of Neurology, Nephrology, Cardiology, Oncology, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine before returning back to school to receive a Doctor of Naturopathy degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (Toronto, ON).
Michelle’s avid interest in Women’s health and wellness led her to do her clinical background during her residency; working with patients at the Lakeshore Area Multiservice Project community health centre (LAMP), providing services to those struggling with anxiety and depression resulting from trauma and stressful lifestyle circumstances. She also spoke monthly at The Jean Tweed Centre (center for women recovering from substance abuse and gambling addiction).
Dr. Michelle is CPR/NRP certified and is in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario and is an integral part of our care team.