About Dr. Gurdev Parmar

Dr. Gurdev Parmar, ND, FABNO is a leader in the field of integrative naturopathic cancer care. He is the co-founder and medical director of the largest integrated health care facility in Canada, the Integrated Health Clinics (IHC). Dr. Parmar is the founder and of the Integrative Oncology Institute and Dean of Academics.

He has been inpractice since 2000 and is licensed in both British Columbia, Canada and Washington State, USA. The IHC was chosen as one of seven original clinics in North America to participate inthe Canadian and U.S. Integrative Oncology Study (CUSIOS), an ongoing, multi-clinic, prospective trial. Dr. Parmar has recently launched the IHC’s own research department, hiring researchers to publish ten-year data on the IHC treatment approach, and to conduct prospective trials.

Dr. Parmar is residency director and primary teaching supervisor of a naturopathic oncology residency, and the IHC is a CNME-approved post-doctoral training facility for Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Parmar spearheaded the establishment of hyperthermia in Canada in 2009, the culmination of a two-and half-year process to obtain Health Canada approval. In 2018, he was nominated President of the International Clinical
Hyperthermia Society (ICHS). He has served on numerous boards and was appointed as a member of the OncANP Delphi Panel which has begun building consensus statements for the naturopathic oncology field, the first of which was published in Integrative Cancer Therapies.

Dr. Parmar writes and lectures internationally on a wide variety of topics, including clinical hyperthermia, the tumour microenvironment, and integrative cancer care. He has served on the editorial board of several medical journals and is the Lead Author and Editor-in-Chief of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care and The Algorithm Book. Dr. Parmar recently published a timely book Arming the Immune System: The Incredible Power of Natural Immunity & the Fever Response.

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