About Dr. Jeff Appelmann
Areas of Focus
Dr. Appelmann, BSc, ND , Naturopathic Doctor, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto and received his four year training as a Naturopathic Doctor from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, graduating in 2000. Dr. Appelmann co-founded the Canadian Integrative Cancer Centre in Oakville Ontario and was a clinic director there for seven years. In 2017 he started the Canadian Naturopathic Cancer Clinic in Oakville Ontario (click here for more info). A strong focus of Dr. Appelmann’s practice has always been on the prevention and aiding in the treatment of various forms of cancer. A background in biochemistry gives him a sound insight into the complexity of the interactions between supplements, herbs, foods and medications, and their resulting effects on the body. Through years of experience with cancer patients, Dr. Appelmann has worked to understand and personalize protocols for patients that maximize healing and avoid possible drug-nutrient interactions that may hinder healing. In his Oakville Ontario practice, Dr. Appelmann also works regularly with fertility concerns, digestive wellness, pain management and cardiovascular health. Dr. Appelmann’s main interests as a naturopath are clinical nutrition, the use of therapeutic supplements, acupuncture, herbal medicine and detoxification for healthy living.
Recognized internationally, Dr. Appelmann has seen patients from across Canada, the United States, Europe and the Middle East.
past volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society, for the cancer support centre Wellspring and as a mentor for Oncology nurses and Oncology nursing students through an eMentorship program provided by collaboration with McMaster University and Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario
member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors
member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
member in good standing with the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
certified Laughter Yoga leader and regularly leads laughter yoga sessions to corporate, government, hospital and volunteer organizations.
volunteer for the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners as an exam/item writer for the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations
past examiner (physical exam component) in Ontario for licensing of Naturopathic Doctors