About Ian Koo
Dr. Ian Koo, ND, R.Ac, is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist at the Naturopathic Essentials Health Centre. He is a graduate of the four-year, full-time medical program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, one of only six accredited naturopathic colleges in North America. Before embarking on his medical degree, Dr. Koo graduated with honours and distinction from the University of Toronto where he majored in human biology.
Naturopathic and Chinese medicine treatments have been of tremendous help with Dr. Koo's own battle with chronic eczema. Dr. Koo treats general family health concerns and has a special interest in helping to improve the quality of life for those living with chronic conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema, Crohn's, colitis, IBS and a host of cardiovascular related conditions like diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Dr. Koo has had specialized training in the area of pain management and acupuncture and is one of a few NDs approved by Canada Post to provide care for chronic low back pain, rotator cuff tendonitis and anxiety. In addition to medical acupuncture, Ian is certified to perform cosmetic acupuncture. As part of an overall health regimen, Ian helps establish individualized, safe and effective weight loss programs.
Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Koo has incorporated time-tested healing wisdom with his modern scientific training.
Dr. Koo is an active member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He is also registered with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy – Naturopathy and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario.