Dr. Sharon Gurm has been a practicing Naturopathic Physician since 2005. Her academic journey began at the University of British Columbia, where she completed her B.Sc. in Cell Biology & Genetics and was a member of the varsity field hockey team. During that time, she was appointed to a 5-year clinical research position at the BC Cancer Agency, mentored by some of the top oncologists in the country.
In 2005, Dr. Sharon Gurm received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Following that, she completed a fellowship in Naturopathic Oncology to become a Naturopathic Oncologist according to the standards of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO).
In 2007, she founded Port Moody Health – Integrative Medicine & Cancer Care, a multidisciplinary and collaborative healthcare centre with visitors from around the globe. The clinic offers the most advanced and progressive Health Canada approved medical therapies, including local-regional hyperthermia, photodynamic therapy and photobiomodulation. The team consists of naturopathic physicians, residents, nurses and support staff.
Dr. Sharon Gurm is a frequent international presenter and has lectured at several conferences, including the International Society of Laser Applications Conference, the Oncology Association of
Naturopathic Oncology Conference and Health Masters Live. She is also the program director and clinical professor of the oncology program at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, teaching naturopathic medical students the foundations of integrative oncology. The clinic serves as a teaching site for naturopathic medical students and medical physicians and is also a CNME-accredited naturopathic oncology residency site.
Dr. Sharon Gurm is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for CytoMatrix and Brains Bioceutical. She is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP).
For balance – and to keep up with her active 11-year-old daughter – she follows a daily meditation practice and maintains a high level of physical strength and fitness with CrossFit, running and