Dr. Meighan Valero, ND
Dr. Valero ND is the Founder and Clinical Director of Valero Wellness. Her practice focus is in adjunctive cancer care and chronic illness. Born and raised in Windsor, ON, she completed a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree with a major in Biochemistry and minor in Psychology. She worked as a cancer research assistant for Dr. Siyaram Pandey at the University of Windsor for five years and later graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she received special training in naturopathic oncology as an intern in Toronto and became the first Oncology Research Resident in Ottawa. Her passion lies in developing individualized treatment protocols for those who wish to prevent cancer, those living with cancer, and those with a desire to learn the tools and necessary lifestyle changes to prevent a recurrence of a previously treated cancer.
She believes in an integrative and evidence based approach to supporting patients with cancer throughout conventional therapy. She utilizes a combination of techniques such as intravenous therapy, supplementation, dietary and lifestyle counselling, acupuncture, and botanical medicine. Dr. Valero is very open to establishing professional relationships with local oncologists in order to work together for the overall wellbeing and improved quality of life of the patient.
Other conditions treated by Dr. Valero include: chronic fatigue and burnout, cardiac health, skin conditions, cold/flu, diabetes, insomnia, headache, fertility, detoxification, digestive health, women’s health, men’s health.
Dr. Valero ND is certified in intravenous therapy and has completed advanced training in central vascular access. She is a member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Vascular Access Association, and has authored several research publications including: Complementary Strategies for the Management of Radiation Therapy Side Effects published in the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, Identifying and Treating Magnesium Deficiency in Cancer Patients Receiving Platinum-Based Chemotherapy published in Natural Medicine Journal; Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment; Chemotherapy and Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis published in The Journal of IHP.