Dr. Charlene Chan is a licensed naturopathic physician and registered acupuncturist with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC (CNPBC) and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupunturists of BC (CTCMA). She graduated with a degree in Biology and Biochemistry from McMaster University with honours. Inspired by the power of natural medicine, Dr. Chan continued her post-graduate training and obtained her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto and received further training in Acupuncture at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver.
With over a decade of experience practicing in both Ontario and BC, Dr. Chan is committed to providing the highest quality of care for her patients. She enjoys working with people of all ages and has a general naturopathic practice with added interests and experience in:
Women’s Health & Reproductive Health – natural and integrative fertility, fertility acupuncture, preconception health care, prenatal and postnatal care including pregnancy acupuncture and support for natural induction, PMS, hormonal imbalances, menopause;
Infant and Children’s Health – food introductions, immune support, colic, digestive issues, eczema and skin rashes, asthma, allergies, ADD/ADHD, autism;
Food & Environmental Allergies – Natural Allergy Treatments and Desensitization; Digestive Health; Cardiovascular Health; Arthritis; Anxiety; Stress; Sleep Difficulties; and Chronic Pain.
In addition to her general naturopathic practice, Dr. Chan also works closely with the fertility specialists at PCRM (Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine) in Burnaby, BC for people seeking integrative fertility care. Dr. Chan is the first naturopathic doctor in BC to formally establish an integrative working relationship with medical fertility specialists and is the designated affiliate of the PCRM Wellness Program. Dr. Chan also provides acupuncture on-site at PCRM for pre- and post-embryo transfers for IVF cycles.
Dr. Chan is also trained in Allergy Desensitization, Biopuncture (for pain and injuries), Bowen therapy, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, IV vitamin-mineral therapies, and Chelation therapy.
Dr. Chan has contributed her time as a Clinical Faculty Supervisor for third and fourth year students at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC.
When not at the clinic, Dr. Chan enjoys spending time with her two young daughters. She feels blessed to be able to work with people and strives to promote health in her community and beyond.
Dr. Chan is available for consultations at Ray Clinic on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Dr. Chan is currently accepting new patients.
Please call the clinic at 604-461-7900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.