Dr. David Shih

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. David Shih

  • Undergraduate University education, followed by a 4 year full-time study in an accredited naturopathic school.
  • The 4 year naturopathic program incorporates basic medical science courses such as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology.
  • Also focus on naturopathic principles and therapeutics such as botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, physical medicine, oriental medicine and 1500 hours of supervised clinical experiences.
  • Two sets of licensing board exams are required in all regulated provinces to practice.
  • Extensive ongoing continuing educational courses.

What to expect during a visit with Dr. David?

– The goal for Dr. David is to work with each patient to explore and understand all the factors that may impact their health.
– The initial visit is typically set up for 90 minutes including a personal health history to fully understand the uniqueness of each patient.
– Physical problem orientated exam using standard medical techniques and Oriental/Chinese observation of tongue, pulse to form assessment.
– Analysis of blood, urine, saliva, hair and other functional tests may be utilized; as well as review of conventional medical reports and labs.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

September, 2012 – Present
Staff Naturopathic Physician
Damen Optimal Health Team, Strathroy ON

September, 2011 – Present
Guest lecturer
Schulich School of Dentistry and Medicine,
University of Western Ontario, London ON

July, 2007 – Present
Director/Naturopathic Physician
Lambton Naturopathic Clinic, Petrolia ON

April, 2006 – Present
Staff Naturopathic Physician
Cherryhill Therapeutic Clinic, London ON

EDUCATION:

2001-2005
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto ON

1996-2001
Bachelor of Science
University of Western Ontario, London ON

CERTIFICATIONS

October, 2012
Certified Practitioner in Restorative Medicine
Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine

April, 2006
Registrant
Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy – Naturopathy

February, 2006
Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Exam
North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

Naturopathic Doctors Ontario (ODN)
formerly known as Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND)