Dr. Michael Reid BA (Kin), ND
After completing his premedical studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, receiving a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Dr. Michael Reid graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto. Since that time, he and his wife, Dr. Som Thammasouk, formed HealthSource Integrative Medical Centre, which has become recognized as a leader in providing expert naturopathic medical and integrative cancer care in Canada. Dr. Reid was also one of the first naturopathic doctors in Ontario to work together and collaboratively with a medical doctor, Dr. Francesco Anello. They treated many patients together over a 10 year period and continue to collaborate to this day. Dr. Reid has pursued advanced training in Cancer Care, IV Vitamin Therapy, Prolotherapy, Chelation, and acupuncture for pain management.
Dr. Reid is first and foremost a clinician. He is often referred to for difficult and complex cases. He has the clinical experience to know what works, yet also knows his limitations and will make the appropriate recommendations accordingly. Patients report that Dr Reid asks very good and focused questions and has a good intuition of where to concentrate in order to quickly zero-in on the most important issues.
While he enjoys all aspects of family medicine, Dr. Reid’s continued study and practice takes a specialized interest in Cancer care. Dr. Reid is 1 of 9 in Ontario and the only one in Waterloo Region to achieve Board Certification in Naturopathic Oncology through the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He has demonstrated advanced experience and knowledge in cancer care and has passed stringent examinations in order to be awarded the status of Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO). As a result, he has competence in both naturopathic and conventional oncology and meets the highest standard of the profession as a specialist in naturopathic oncology. He has over a decade of integrative oncology experience where he treats all stages of cancer care from active disease to prevention of recurrence in an integrative manner working alongside conventional therapies.
Being recognized as a leader in integrative cancer care, HealthSource Integrative Medical Centre is one of 11 clinics chosen in North America who are enrolling patients to be part of the Canadian and U.S. Integrative Oncology Study. HealthSource Integrative Medical Centre is also the 2nd clinic in Ontario and 6th in Canada to offer Hyperthermia as an advanced cancer treatment.
Dr. Reid also frequently lectures on integrative oncology and has been regularly invited to speak to professionals and the public. Some of the groups he has spoken to are the Canadian Lymphoma Society, the School of Pharmacy in Kitchener, Guelph University and Wilfrid Laurier University.
Dr. Reid also extensively treats and works with pain, chronic fatigue, digestive health, allergies, hormonal imbalances and bio-identical hormones (thyroid, adrenal, menopause), and mood disorders (anxiety and depression). In addition to the physical, Dr. Reid recognizes the importance of mental, emotional, and spiritual levels of health. He focuses on achieving balance in all aspects for each individual person through treatment with a wide range of therapeutic techniques.
Dr. Michael Reid is enthusiastic to teach and empower people in their journey towards better health. He is confident that his knowledge and experience will provide the tools you need to attain an optimal level of wellness and lead a more fulfilling life.
Professional Affiliates include College of Naturopaths of Ontario, Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.