Carley Akehurst, ND

Dr. Carley Akehurst, ND
Clementine Natural Health Clinic
#211-3195 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3K2
Phone: (604) 566-3345

Carley Akehurst offers the following therapies: Acupuncture, Advanced Injection therapies, Immunization, IV Therapy , Prescriptive Authority

Dr. Carley Akehurst works hard to provide compassionate, comprehensive and evidence-based care for her patients. She was first introduced to complementary and alternative medicine through several international study abroad programs. After completing her Bachelors degree at UBC, she expanded her knowledge of the medical field by working with both MDs and NDs. After choosing a career in naturopathic medicine, Dr.

Akehurst completed her four year medical degree at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Akehurst believes that doctors play an important role as teachers, educating and empowering patients to achieve balance in their own lives. During an appointment, she will listen to your unique story and conduct a thorough health history, a focused physical exam and laboratory testing (if necessary).

She will then recommend an individual treatment plan that may include a combination of pharmaceutical drugs, herbs, acupuncture, diet and lifestyle counselling, and nutritional supplementation. In her practice, Dr. Akehurst emphasizes integrating foundational scientific knowledge and modern research with the traditional philosophies and practices of naturopathic medicine. Dr. Akehurst is highly trained in the treatment and prevention of chronic disease, immune dysfunction, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, hormone imbalance and stress and fatigue.

She has a strong passion for family medicine, especially women’s health (including recurrent UTIs), pregnancyand children’s health and has extensive adidtional training in these areas. Dr. Akehurst provides detailed birth education and support and has additional training and experience as a birth doula, childbirth educator and breastfeeding consultant. Most recently, she has been a contributor to Let Them Eat Dirt a book about bacteria and the role it plays in gut health in children.

She is also a consultant for a local microbiome testing company. Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Akehurst can be found spending time with her threechildren, husband and dog. She enjoys skiing or hiking the local mountains, reading a good book or cooking for family and friends. Born and raised in Vancouver, Dr. Akehurst is thrilled to have founded Clementine Natural Health in January 2022.

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