Dr. Alexandra Smith, Naturopath
Dr. Alexandra Smith is a Calgary naturopathic doctor at the Nardella Clinic. She provides innovative and evidence-based care to those with chronic health concerns. Dr. Smith’s fascination with the interworking of the human body was first stimulated during her years as a student-athlete at the University of Arizona. She played soccer for the University while studying to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Physiology. Throughout her time in Arizona, she developed a strong connection to preventative medicine. As such, naturopathic medicine was a desired profession for Dr. Smith. Following her undergraduate degree, Dr. Smith pursued her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Smith has returned to serve her community to strive for optimal health and prevent disease. Dr. Smith has a keen interest in geriatric medicine, cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health, hormone dysregulation, sports optimization and post-concussion syndrome. Her holistic patient centered approach to health care provides a safe space to explore health optimization through evidence-based treatments.
Dr. Smith has experience in treating the following conditions:
- Gastrointestinal disease
- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
- Hormone dysregulation
- Sport optimization
- Post-concussion syndrome
- Cardiovascular disease
- Mental health
- Autoimmune conditions
- Women’s health
- Longevity medicine
- Preventive Medicine/Health and Wellness Counselling
Continued Pursuit of Industry Expertise
Dr. Smith is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Doctors in Alberta and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She is trained in acupuncture and intravenous therapies.
Dr. Smith continues to learn through continuing education courses to stay up to date on the most current treatment options for her patients. Below is a list of additional training Dr. Smith has attended.
- Intravenous Therapeutics, Dr. S. Kuprowsky
- Prescribing Upgrade Course, Therapeutics Initiative
- Hyperbaric Medicine Team Training, International ATMO
- Intravenous Emergency Procedures, Naturomedic
- Acupuncture, BINM
- Intravenous Chelation Therapy, Naturomedic
- Ozone Therapy, Dr. F. Shallenberger