About Dr. Halldorson

 

Dr. Christopher (Chris) Halldorson is a compassionate leader in integrative medicine in the Okanagan. Within his general family practice, Dr. Halldorson supports and empowers his patients by addressing their physical, mental and spiritual needs during treatments.

Dr. Halldorson completed his Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages from Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta. He then completed his naturopathic medical training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster. He is now practicing at Third Space Wellness Centre in Kelowna, BC.

Outside of practice, Dr. Halldorson is an outdoor enthusiast who is passionate about nordic skiing. He is currently coaching with the Telemark Biathlon Club in West Kelowna. When there isn’t enough snow to go skiing, Dr. Halldorson enjoys running, mountain biking, yoga, hiking, backpacking, canoeing and camping.

Education & Certifications – Dr. Christopher Halldorson – Kelowna Naturopathic Doctor

  • Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages (German & Norwegian) – Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta
  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine – The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Prescription Authority in British Columbia
  • Intravenous Therapy Certification
  • Acupuncture Certification
  • BCCDC Immunization Certification

A member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic of British Columbia (CNPBC), the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Medicine (CAND).

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2017
  • Naturopathic Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • PA APP Vaccine Webinar Series Influenza – University of Pittsburgh
  • PA APP Vaccine Webinar Series Does HPV Cause Chronic Disease – University of Pittsburgh
  • IBS & SIBO Research Update – Dr Journal Club
  • There Never Was an Age of Reason: Vaccines, Vaccine Hesitancy, and Vaccine Decision Making – Dr. Marcuse MD
  • Biological Medications: What You Need to Know – Dr. Anderson ND
  • Alcohol and Drug Health Problems in Primary Care – Dr. Marti Nd, LAC
  • Botanical Pain Management – Dr. Stansbury ND
  • The Oral and System Health Connection – Dr. Rubins DDS
  • Evaluating and Treating Low Libido in Primary Care – McKenzie ND
  • Low Dose Naltrexone Therapy – Dr. Ipsen PharmD
  • Management of Late Effects of Cancer Treatment – Dr. Joseph ND, LAC
  • An Integrative Approach to Autoimmune Disease – Dr. Brady ND
  • Fibromyalgia and Global Pain Syndromes – Dr. Brady ND
  • Corruption of Medical Evidence: Statins for Diabetes – Dr. Eggertsen MD
  • Medical Cannabis: The Endocannabinoid System and Chronic Pain – Dr. Felice ND

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2016
  • Testosterone: Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment & BPH: Effective Natural Treatment – Dr. Wright, MD
  • Lab Monitoring for Men During Hormone Treatment and Anti-Carcinogenic Testosterone and Metabolites – Dr. Wright, MD
  • Sub Laboratory Hypothyroidism and its Empirical Use of T3 – Dr. Wilson, MD
  • Diabetes Interventions with Supplements and Proper Insulin Dosing – Dr. Stanislaw, ND
  • Adrenal and Thyroid Modulation with Botanical Medicine – Dr. Stansbury, ND
  • Exploring the Hormone Web – Dr. Gillson, MD
  • Advanced Hormone Therapy in Clinical Practice – Dr. Westmacott, ND
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypothyroidism – Dr. Holtorf, MD
  • Evidence Based Botanicals in the Treatment of Inflammation – Dr. Stansbury ND
  • Treatment of Chronic Illnesses with Natural Hormones – Dr. Holtorf, MD
  • Assessing Appropriate Lab Tests for Monitoring Hormone Therapy – Newman, MSc
  • Optimizing Fertility with Pure Concentrated Botanicals – Dr. Stansbury, ND
  • T3 Dosing – Dr. Wilson MD
  • Nutritional and Botanical Intravenous Therapy Protocol Review and Practicum – Dr. Sanders, ND
  • Assessing Thyroid Dysfunction and HPA Dysfunction – Dr. Friedman, ND
  • Etiology of Thyroid Dysfunction and Health Implications – Dr. Friedman, ND
  • Glaucoma, Hearing Loss and the HPA Axis – Dr. Wright, MD
  • Hashimoto’s Disease: Caused or Cured by Iodine – Dr. Brownstein, ND
  • Iodine and Cancer: The missing Connection – Dr. Brownstein, ND
  • Monitoring and Modulating Steroid Pathways – Dr. Wright, MD
  • Perspectives on Hormones for Women and Women’s Health – Dr. Wright, MD
  • Treatment of Thyroid Autoimmune Disease – Dr. Friedman, ND
  • Conventional Laboratory Tests to Assess Toxic Load – Dr. Pizzorno, ND*
  • Fibromyalgia and Lyme disease: Principles and Practice Strategies for Fibromyalgia and Complex Chronic Diseases – Dr. Morello, ND*
  • SIBO – Dr. Phillips ND*

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2015
  • Ozone Therapy: A Comprehensive Review – Dr Wikenheiser, ND
  • Prolotherapy: A Comprehensive Review – Dr Wikenheiser, ND
  • The Fundamentals of Chelation Therapy – Dr Swetlikoff, ND
  • Healthy Baby Approach: Acupuncture Protocols for Treating Infertility and Supporting IVF – Lorne Brown, DrTCM
  • IVIT Advances 2015 – Dr Anderson, ND
  • Basic Life Support – Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Immunization Course for Registered Nurses and RPNs – BC Centre for Disease Control

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2014
  • Intravenous Theraputics – Dr. Stephen Kuprowsky ND
  • Concussion Workshop – SportMed BC

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2013
  • Use of Missile Toe in Oncology – Helixor*
  • Athletic Taping – SportsMed BC

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr Halldorson's Continuing Education Courses 2012
  • Somanautics Integral Anatomy Human Dissection – Gil Hedley

*Denotes industry sponsored continuing education

Dr. Halldorson takes an evidence-informed approach in his treatments, synthesizing modern and traditional medicine

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His scope of practice includes:

  • Acupuncture & Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM)
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Clinical Counseling
  • Clinical Nutrition & Orthomolecular Medicine
  • Laboratory Analysis
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Pharmaceutical Prescriptions
  • Physical Exams & Orthopedic Testing
  • Spinal Adjustments & Soft Tissue Work
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