Dr. Polina Mak

Naturopathic Doctor

Through her clinical practice, IBS & SIBO blog (www.polinamak.com) and thriving online community, Naturopathic Doctor, Polina Mak ND inspires hundreds of clients with bloating, brain fog and anxiety to achieve exciting momentum towards whole body wellness. She shows that by moving away from “treat the symptom” and into “treat the cause,” even the newbie can bypass overwhelm and frustration.

Why should patients choose you?

I take a comprehensive, goal-oriented, and realistic approach to your health. I take great pride in finding and resolving the underlying causes of my patients issues to get them feeling their best again.

What are the top 3 treatments that you have a special interest in?

SIBO/IMO and IBS
Anxiety and Depression
Thyroid Support

 

What are you proud of in your practice?

I will meet you where you’re at, and get you where you want to be!

I often find key factors affecting my patient’s health that are blocking their forward progress, and I take great pride in helping them get past this!

I also aim to inspire, educate, and motivate my patients to take charge of their health, and lead by example!

Which cases do you enjoy treating? Why?

I love treating patients struggling with brain fog and anxiety who don’t know where to turn.  I have so many tools as a naturopathic doctor to help get you back to feeling well and whole again

To learn more about Dr. Mak please visit her website at www.polinamak.com

 

Dr. Polina Mak Virtual Visit Hours

Office Hours - Virtual Appointments Only

Monday 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note Dr. Mak only offers virtual appointments, she collaborates closely with all of the in-house ND's. In the event you require a physical exam or any in-person service this will be arranged for you.

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Languages Spoken

  • English

 
 
Board of Certifications

  • College of Naturopaths Ontario
    • December 10 2015
    • No. 3080
  • Intravenous Infusion Therapy (IVIT) – CONO
  • Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics – CONO
  • The Institute for Functional Medicine (In progress)
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    Education

    • Doctor of Naturopathy, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) (2015)
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Science & Economics, University of Toronto (2009)
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    Continuing Education & Additional Training

    • Treating Tough SIBO with Dr. Allison Siebecker (2021)
  • Hydrogen Sulfide SIBO with Dr. Preet Khangura
  • Lyme Disease and Chronic Infections with Dr. Armin Schwarzback and Dr. Marie Matheson
  • TFIM: Solutions for Complex Illness (2020)
  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (IFM)
  • Orthomolecular Medicine Today
  • AARM Restorative Medicine
  • Lifestyle Genomics Training NFH Women’s Health Update
  • Naturopathic Assessment (Dr. Iva Lloyd)
  • Drainage (Reckeweg)
  • Emunctorology,
  • Annual Conferences of AANP, CAND, OAND
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      Recommended Reading

      • The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

       
       
      Awards

      • Linda Joyce Ganly Memorial Bursary for outstanding contribution to the promotion and acceptance of naturopathic medicine
    • NDNR Student Research Scholarship first place winner

     
     
    Memberships

    • Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (GastroANP)
  • The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
  • Orthomolecular Medicine (CSOM)
  • Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
  • Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors
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    Publications

  • Meditation: Impact on gene expression. The Journal of IHP