Dr. Caitlyn Keates, ND
Dr. Caitlyn Keates, ND is a recent graduate from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) where she was an intern at the Integrative Cancer Center. In her clinical practice, Caitlyn has an interest in supporting integrative cancer care, women's health and fertility, dermatology, and Lyme's disease. Caitlyn believes that each patient is unique and takes an individualized approach to their treatment using herbal medicine, nutrition, supplementation, traditional Chinese medicine and lifestyle counselling as her primary treatment approach. While waiting for completion of licensure with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO), Caitlyn will be working closely with Dr. Seely, ND, seeing patients through delegation and with his active involvement in patient clinical care.
As a previous Canadian National Team gymnast from the age of 8-16, her medical interest began following a career ending back injury, leading her to the East Coast of Nova Scotia to complete a Kinesiology degree at St. Francis Xavier University.
During her time at CCNM, Caitlyn sat as Vice President External for the Naturopathic Students Association where she represented the student population for the OAND, CAND and CONO. She was the chair of the Interprofessional Education Council where she encouraged interprofessional collaboration between health professionals and was the CCNM representative on the University of Toronto Interprofessional Health Student's Association. She is currently a member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Caitlyn is eager to build her practice in Ottawa. In her spare time, Caitlyn enjoys reading a good mystery novel on the, a hot yoga class and when she can, travelling abroad to experience different cultures.