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Dr. Nora Shilo, Clinical Director

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Dr. Nora Shilo is a naturopathic physician with a passion for fertility and reproductive endocrinology. Dr. Shilo believes that the body’s ability to create life is one if it’s most incredible functions, and her mission is to assist her patients on this journey by using personalized, integrative medicine to enhance both female and male fertility. Dr. Shilo provides support for natural conception, IVF, and pregnancy, and treats common conditions such as PCOS, endometriosis, and hormonal imbalance using dietary & lifestyle counseling, IV vitamin & nutrient therapy, and other evidence-based methods that are complementary to acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Shilo is also licensed to prescribe pharmaceutical drugs when indicated, and she collaborates with the rest of the team at Yinstill to provide you with the ultimate form of integrative care.

Dr. Shilo’s psychology background allows and inspires her to further explore the mind-body connection with her patients by helping them navigate the emotional factors of physical ailments that may be holding them back from complete wellness. Dr. Shilo’s goal at each visit is to empower you by providing personalized, feasible treatment plans, and to work with you to create sustainable changes that will help you achieve your current health goals and enhance your long-term wellness. Dr. Shilo is in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) and is a member of both the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

When she’s not with patients, you may find Dr. Shilo hiking, biking, cheering for the Canucks/Seahawks, or cooking for loved ones.

What does being a part of Yinstill mean to me...
"Being a part of Yinstill means I get to be a part of a family that I CHOSE. A family that has a common goal of being of service to those who wish to experience the magic and beauty of becoming a parent. Being a part of Yinstill means collaborating, sharing ideas, brainstorming, and working together to better the life and health of each patient we encounter. Being a part of Yinstill means complementing each other’s practice, like puzzle pieces that are a part of something bigger and more meaningful. Being a part of Yinstill means having a place to go to work where my opinion is valued and where I am given the tools to make a lasting impact in the lives of others. It means going to work to a place with like minded, intelligent individuals that share the same passions and the desire to converse about what’s real. Being a part of Yinstill means being a part of the larger community that has grown around it, as well as having the privilege to further grow and develop our common vision. Being a part of Yinstill means being given the chance to help bring more beautiful people into the world."

Professional Development Certifications

  • Minor surgery (CNPBC)
  • Pharmaceutical prescribing authority (CNPBC)
  • Intravenous nutrient therapy for physicians (IIVNTP)
  • Bowen Therapy (The Bowen College, Inc)
  • Acupuncture Certification (CNPBC)
  • Acupuncture treatment of pain in the upper extremity (Whitfield Reaves, OMD, LAc)

Services offered

  • Dietary & lifestyle counselling
  • Clinical & orthomolecular nutrition
  • IV vitamin & micronutrient therapy
  • Comprehensive salivary testing (hormones, neurotransmitters)
  • General diagnostic tests and profiles (blood, urine)
  • Botanical medicine
  • Bowen Therapy & Homeopathy
  • Pharmaceutical prescriptions