Dr. Lorne Swetlikoff, B.Sc., N.D. is a licensed Naturopathic Physician (Bastyr University of Naturopathic Medicine in Seattle) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell and Development Biology from UBC. Dr. Swetlikoff has been in practice for 23 years and has extensive experience in comprehensive patient care and naturopathic medicine through his clinics in Vancouver and Castlegar. He currently owns and operates Vancouver Naturopathic Clinic a busy, progressive and successful naturopathic clinic in Vancouver. His focus is on family health care, integrative cancer care and regenerative and anti-aging medicine.
Dr. Swetlikoff values continuous education in the field of medicine and holds many special certifications in alternative health treatments such as anti-aging therapy, chelation therapy, neural therapy, orthomolecular therapy, ozone therapy and many other diploma and certificate programs in diagnosis and treatment technologies. Dr. Swetlikoff is an active professional member with leading professional medical organizations including American College for Advancement in Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Institute For Functional Medicine, and the Occidental Institute.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Swetlikoff has served as the President of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia from 2002-2011. Under the leadership of Dr. Swetlikoff, the College was able to work with the provincial government and multi-health care party negotiations to achieve ground breaking changes in the naturopathic medical scope of practice. Naturopathic physicians in BC enjoy one of the broadest scopes of practice in North America and now have prescribing authority for conventional drugs and natural substances requiring a prescription.
Industry officials and peers have acknowledged Dr. Swetlikoff as a leader in the field of naturopathic medicine. Dr. Swetlikoff has written for various newspapers including CBC Health Online, and is a respected lecturer and speaker on alternative health care in Canada.
Dr. Swetlikoff lives with his wife and three children in North Vancouver.