Naturopathic Doctor & Clinic Director


Dr. Kara Dionisio B.sc, M.sc, ND is a self-proclaimed science and medicine nerd. She is a badass lady doc on a mission to elevate medicine by adding 'health' to healthcare through empowerment, collaboration and logic. She balances the letters behind her name with a dose of creativity and an unsuspecting sense of humour. She is the clinical director of Health Squad where she is curating some of the coolest health professionals around 'The Sound.’ In her spare time she is mom to two adorable feisty kids Elly and Leo, and wife to some unfortunate Irish dude who really yearns for some potatoes instead of a gluten free goddess bowl. 

IF you want the "official" version, here it is:
Kara Dionisio, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, received her undergraduate degree with honours in Nutrition and Nutraceutical Science from Guelph University where she earned the Brian Walker Memorial Scholarship for highest academic achievement in nutritional sciences. She graduated at the top of her program with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Metabolism from the University of Aberdeen and the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, where she researched the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the endothelial function of blood vessels. In 2008, Kara completed another four years of graduate study at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, which is one of the six schools in North America eligible to grant the designation of Naturopathic Doctor (N.D). While at CCNM she was selected to train in the Integrative Oncology Internship program and the Paediatric Internship Program. She is registered in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO). 

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Make no mistake about it. There is nothing “complementary” nor “alternative” about what I do.
— Dr. Kara