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
  • Mistletoe Therapy in Oncology Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
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 Life Support – Heart & Stroke Foundation

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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