Matt Gowan - Naturopathic Doctor

Matt Gowan received his honours biochemistry degree from the University of Waterloo. He was employed for several years as a pharmaceutical researcher. Recognizing that health cannot be achieved through pharmaceutical drugs alone, Matt became a naturopathic doctor in 2003. He continued his training by completing the two-year “Clinical Residency Program” at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). He has additional training in medical acupuncture from McMaster University.
His emphasis is on the prevention and treatment of imbalance, symptoms, and disease in the body.

Matt has worked for the CCNM research department for over 2 years, having a strong interest in evidence-based medicine. Matt is constantly staying abreast of new research and in 2004 he created the software & website company “NDAssist Inc. that disseminates research and treatment options to students and healthcare practitioners through the NHP Assist website.

Matt has supervised students at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) clinic and Parkdale Community Health Centre (PCHC) from 2004-2015. He has taught pharmacology and herbal medicine at CCNM since 2005. He has published several peer-reviewed research articles over his career, and is the co-author of two textbooks: “Principals and Practice of Naturopathic Botanical Medicine” and “Fundamentals of Clinical Acupuncture”. He is currently seeing patients at the Guelph Naturopathic Medical Clinic.

Matt has 12 years of clinical experience treating a wide variety of medical conditions including:

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