- Dr. Giacomina Gucciardi-Mercurio
- ND, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Giacomina Gucciardi-Mercurio is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and has a family practice in the Toronto Annex district. She is interested in all aspects of family health with a particular interest in infertility and women’s health issues. Her goal is to assist patients to achieve optimal health by addressing the underlying causes of disease. She believes patients need to be educated so that they become active participants in their own health. Dr. Gucciardi–Mercurio integrates her training in nutrition, homeopathy, herbal medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture to develop individualized treatment plans for her patients.
Dr. Gucciardi-Mercurio completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto in the Bachelor of Science program with a major in biology. An additional two years were spent studying in the Food and Nutrition program at Ryerson University. In 1997, she completed a four-year doctorate program and earned her diploma at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She continues her education and has completed courses in detoxification and drainage, infertility and traditional Chinese medicine, including modules 1 and 2 in Body Talk.
Dr. Gucciardi-Mercurio believes in educating the public on Naturopathic medicine and has been invited to speak on the subject to local groups, schools and corporations such as Seneca College and the Royal Bank of Canada.
Dr. Gucciardi-Mercurio is an active member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Naturopathic Association.