Dr. Swetlikoff

**Dr. Swetlikoff is a 1988 graduate of Bastyr University, where he obtained a degree in Naturopathic Medicine. A strong believer in science-based holistic health care, he has incorporated both traditional and progressive naturopathic philosophies into his practice. His interest in safe and effective alternatives for both the acute, chronic and severely ill has led him to specialize in what he calls interventional natural medicine.

Dr. Swetlikoff has earned a host of board certifications and has held a variety of BC and Canadian Naturopathic Association positions. He currently sits on several committees for the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia. For more than 20 years, he has developed and taught advanced courses for students and physicians.

Garrett writes regularly for several newspapers and magazines and sits on numerous editorial and advisory boards.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

Education
N.D. Bastyr University
Seattle, WA, USA
1984-1988
Postgraduate Health Trek Clinic
Kelowna, B.C., Canada
Jan.’89-Sep.’90
Undergraduate Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1982-1984
Selkirk College
Castlegar, B.C., Canada
1981-1982

 

Professional Experience:

 

Private Family Practice  –  Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic Inc.   September 1990 – present.

Specializing in biological medicine for acute and chronic disease

–       Prolotherapy
–       Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)/Hyaluronic acid
–       Neural Therapy
–       Apitherapy
–       Oxidative Therapies including:

  • I.V. Hydrogen peroxide
  • Ozone therapy
  • Photo-oxidation/Ultra-violet blood irradiation

–       Intravenous Therapies including:

  • Chelation
  • Glutathione
  • High Dose Vitamin C
  • Lipoic acid
  • Vitamin / Mineral / Trace Element and Amino Acid infusions

–       Whole Body Hyperthermia

  • Complementary Cancer Care

–       Traditional Naturopathic modalities:

  • Phytotherapy
  • Therapeutic nutrition
  • Customized diet plans
  • Homeopathy
  • Lifestyle counseling

Aesthetic medicine:

–          Mesotherapy
–          Lipodissolve
–          Anti-aging & Bio-identical hormone therapies.

Specializing in functional diagnostic methods:

–          Electrodermal testing
–          Computerized Regulation Thermography
–          Biological Terrain Assessment
–          Darkfield Microscopy
–          Full Range of Laboratory Testing – Blood, urine & saliva

License           British Columbia:  (056)                     MSP Billing Number:  30060

Board Certification and/or Diplomat Status

Acupuncture
Chelation Therapy
Neural Therapy
Ozone Therapy
Oxidative Medicine
Prolotherapy

Current Professional Affiliations

British Columbia Naturopathic Association
College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.
Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Past Professional Affiliations

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
International Ozone Association
International Bio-oxidative Medical Association
International Society of Chelation Technicians
American Academy of Neural Therapy
American Apitherapy Society
Occidental Institute Research Foundation
Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injections

Professional Activities

Past President of the BCNA
Past Vice President of the BCNA
Past Board Member of the CAND
Past Chairperson of B.C. Naturopathic Prolotherapy Committee
Past Chairperson of B.C. Nautropathic Chelation Committee
Current member on BC Naturopathic Pharmacy Committee & Scope of Practice Committee
Course instructor for I.V. and Injection therapies for N.D.’s in Canada since 1993
Writes for local newspapers & Natural health magazines regularly
Lectures publicly for various support groups, conferences, & seminars
Guest lecturer at UBCO Medical School, UBCO Pharmacy class & OC Nursing class

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