Dr. Shalini Hitkari, ND completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Victoria. She also successfully completed a four-year medical program at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) in New Westminster, BC. While attending BINM, Dr. Hitkari gained valuable practical experience treating patients through a two-year internship at the Boucher Naturopathic Clinic, as well as through preceptorships with a number of leading doctors in the field of Naturopathy. She also has additional training in IV therapy, bowen therapy as well as neural therapy.
Dr. Hitkari was raised in Victoria, BC, and decided to return to this family-oriented community to practice. As a Naturopathic Physician, she focuses on family healthcare, treating patients of all ages to promote Naturopathic Medicine across multiple generations. Dr. Hitkari is enthusiastic about educating parents and children about health, especially preventative medicine, in order to help create happy, healthier families.
Dr. Hitkari is particularly interested in women’s health and can assist in treating infertility, menopause, PMS, and other women’s health conditions. Additionally, she is knowledgeable about treating digestive problems, including GERD, IBS, IBD, food sensitivities, and colitis, as well as skin conditions, weight management, fatigue, stress and anxiety.
Dr. Hitkari is in good standing with the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). Please call the office to book an appointment today.