Dr. Gurdev Parmar
Integrated Cancer Care


Dr. Gurdev Parmar is co-founder and medical director of the largest naturopathic health care facility in Canada, the Integrated Health Clinic (IHC). He is licensed in both British Columbia, Canada and Washington State, USA. IHC was chosen as one of seven original clinics to participate in the Canadian and U.S. Integrative Oncology Study (CUSIOS), an ongoing, multi-clinic, prospective trial. Dr. Parmar has also completed an eight-year retrospective study on his treatment approach, which has been presented internationally, and has recently been published by Cambridge Scholars.

Dr. Parmar is residency director and primary teaching supervisor of a naturopathic oncology residency at IHC, a CNME-approved post-doctoral training facility for Bastyr University. Dr. Parmar established loco-regional hyperthermia treatment in Canada in 2009, and in 2018, he was nominated President of the International Clinical Hyperthermia Society (ICHS). He has served on numerous boards over the years, including an appointment to the OncANP Delphi Panel which has begun building consensus statements for the naturopathic oncology field, the first of which was published in Integrative Cancer Therapies.

Dr. Parmar writes and lectures internationally on a wide variety of topics, including clinical hyperthermia, the tumour microenvironment, and integrative cancer care. He has served on the editorial board of several medical journals and is the Lead Author and Editor-in-Chief of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care, as well as the Pearlz Clinical eBook Series. Dr. Parmar recently published a timely book Arming the Immune System: The Incredible Power of Natural Immunity & the Fever Response.

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Naturopathic Health & Cancer Centre

The Integrated Health Clinic was founded in 2000 by husband and wife team Dr’s. Karen and Gurdev Parmar, ND.

Discover that fever is an essential part of the immune response and is found throughout the animal kingdom.

Textbook of naturopathic oncology

A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care, an up-to-date resource with over 2800 references on the management of cancer.

Parmar's Clinical pearlz

First-in-Class Integrative Symptom Management & Palliative Care Course.

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