Dr. James Yoon
Dr. Yoon is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and a member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). He graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014, after completing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Western University in 2007.
Dr. Yoon uses a combination of traditional therapies and evidence-based medicine to apply a functional approach to your health. His goal is to help uncover the underlying cause of health issues, and personalizing a treatment plan of solutions that can be effective for you. He enjoys teaching his patients just as much as he treats, emphasizing patient education and empowerment to create sustainable and long-term changes to remarkably improve your quality of life. Common treatment modalities may include clinical nutrition and supplementation, acupuncture, botanical medicine, soft-tissue massage, and lifestyle counselling.
During his tenure at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, James worked part-time as a personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist, addressing muscular and movement imbalances in elite level amateur athletes and the general public. As a Naturopathic medical intern, Dr. Yoon had the opportunity to treat a variety of patients in different clinical settings, including HIV-positive patients at the Sherbourne Community PHA Naturopathic Clinic, cancer patients at the RSNC Adjunctive Cancer Care Clinic, and the general public at the Brampton Naturopathic Teaching Clinic – the first Naturopathic clinic in a hospital setting in Canada.
As a Naturopathic Doctor at Infinity Health Center, Dr. Yoon is devoted to staying up-to-date with current research studies in healthcare. In addition, he has developed programs that he continually updates for special populations, including: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, Athlete Nutrition and Management, and Vitality in Professionals.
Education and Certifications
- Bachelor of Naturopathy (2014) – Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (Toronto, ON)
- Bachelors of Kinesiology (2007) – Western University (London, ON)
- Active Release Techniques (2010)
- Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2013) – National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
- Certified Personal Trainer (2010), Corrective Exercise Specialist (2010)
- Performance Enhancement Specialist – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)