Dr. Gordon Sims graduated from a four-year Doctoral program at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland Oregon. In addition to the Naturopathic program, Dr. Sims obtained a Masters in Oriental Medicine (board certified acupuncturist and herbalist NCCAOM).
The faculty of medicine at the University of Manitoba has asked Dr. Sims to participate in lectures to educate medical students about naturopathic and chinese medicine. Dr. Sims is a frequent lecturer (please see up and coming events) and past president of the Manitoba Naturopathic Association. In addition, Dr. Sims enjoys writing on relevant medical issues.
Prior to his medical training, Dr. Sims obtained his B.Sc. from the faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba (1989, Distinction). Dr. Sims worked in the field of biomedical engineering obtaining a patent for an artificial knee prosthesis.
Dr. Sims examines each condition from both a Naturopathic and Classical Chinese medical perspective. Both systems of medicine are used to treat disease. The Naturopathic tools include botanical medicine, homeopathy, and nutritional medicine. The Classical Chinese Medicine tools include Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Therapy.
Dr. Sims is trained to treat a wide variety of conditions including chronic diseases. Dr. Sims is board certified and registered in Manitoba. Dr. Sims plays an important role in assisting Take Charge of Change in the development of cutting-edge wellness strategies for our clients.