Welcome to The Nature Doctors
New Clients: Please call our office first to book an appointment or make an enquiry at 204 943 6079
Existing Clients: Feel free to book using the portal link below
At Nature Doctors, we will take the time to listen to you and come up with treatment protocol that best suits your lifestyle and needs. Our philosophy is simple: the body can heal it itself if the cause of problem is discovered and removed.
We support you through the healing process using non-pharmaceutical interventions such as diet and lifestyle changes, nutraceuticals, botanical medicines, homeopathy, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, counseling and registered massage therapy amongst others.
We utilize cutting edge medical diagnostics such as allergy, hormone and heavy metal testing to discover the root cause of your problem quickly, eliminating guesswork.
You are an individual with unique health concerns and we feel your healthcare should reflect that.
We are excited you have chosen our clinic to support you in your journey to health. The Nature Doctors are comprised of eight Naturopathic doctors. One homeopathic doctor, an acupuncturist, a therapist and two registered massage therapists. We offer highly individualized care and work as an integrated health care team to ensure best possible results.
Nature Doctors is Manitoba’s largest integrative Naturopathic Medicine clinic employing highly skilled health professionals with advanced training to be able to help no matter the health concern. We take great pride in providing the upmost in customer service and the best of what science and natural medicine has to offer. Nature Doctors accepts patients of all ages and work with your MD’s and other healthcare staff to provide you with the best possible care
Initial Oncology appointment $260
90 minute initial appointment $260
75 minute follow up $220
60 minute pediatric appointment $185
60 minute follow up $185
45 minute follow up $145
30 minute follow up $98
15 minute follow up $52
Phone Consults $2.95/min
Initial Assessment Appointment $155
45 minute follow up $85
30 minute follow up $60
90 minute – $120
60 minute – $85
30 minute – $60
Individual, Couple and Family Therapy
90 minute treatment $135
50 minute treatment $110
Nature Doctors offers a number of tests that can be very helpful in assessing underlying dysfunction/imbalance in the body.
IgG Food Sensitivity Panel including Candida $280-$425
Hormone Assessment $325
Stool testing Ranges from $250-$575 depending on the test
Urine Trace Element Test (heavy metal testing) $99-$140
What to Expect
A Naturopathic / Homeopathic appointment is much different than a regular medical appointment. Your first visit will be 90 minutes long and will involve discussing all aspects of your physical and emotional health as well as family and work history. In order to discover the root cause of your health concerns, it is necessary to gather as much information as possible. It is recommended that you bring in a copy of previous blood work from the last couple years as this helps to speed the process and give additional information about your health status.
Your doctor may recommend other testing such as allergy or hormone testing as well as traditional blood labs to aid in the research of your case.
Follow up appointments will vary depending on the complexity of the case but the average person is likely to be seen for the second appointment within 2-4 weeks with follow ups being monthly, bi-monthly or even annually. Follow up appointments average 45 minutes long but may be as short as 15 minutes. Phone consultations are also a possibility for those cases where physical assessment is not necessary.
What range of conditions does a Naturopathic Doctor treat?
Naturopathic Doctors treat on a broad range of concerns and are able to treat most conditions. We commonly treat concerns such as gastrointestinal, hormonal, immune system, food sensitivities, fertility, allergies, pregnancy and cancer. An ND is trained to treat conditions from an integrated perspective that focuses on natural processes.
How is a Naturopath Trained?
Naturopathic medical schools are four-year post-graduate degree programs recognized by the department of health as accredited institutions that grant the doctoral degree of Naturopathic medicine. A naturopath takes the same basic medical sciences as an MD, the difference being they specialize in natural medicine. Some of the modalities an ND uses are vitamins, supplements, homeopathic medicine, acupuncture, bowen therapy, nutrition, lifestyle counselling. Naturopathic doctors have access to regular lab work as well as specialty test ie. Allergy tests, hormone panels etc.
Graduates of the four accredited Naturopathic medical colleges in North America must pass numerous Board Exams to receive their license of Naturopathic Medicine and/or acupuncture. The doctors at The Nature Doctors are board certified and licensed in the province for Manitoba.
Will my insurance cover your services?
Most insurance companies provide some sort of coverage for naturopathic care. You will need to look into your specific plan for details. We will provide you with a detailed invoice that has your doctor’s licensing information on it; it is your responsibility to submit the invoice to your insurance company. It is important to note that your coverage may not be enough to cover all of the appointments you will need to reach your fullest health potential.
What if I need to get a hold of my doctor in between appointments?
If you have a simple clarification question, you can email your doctor at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, they will only get back to you through email if you are looking for a yes/no answer. If you need to speak with them about anything more involved, please call our front desk to book in for a short phone consult. If your matter is urgent and we are unable to schedule you with your Doctor, there are several other practitioners who are available and we will do our best to book you in.
What can I do if I am having a hard time with the diet my doctor has prescribed me?
You are welcome to let your doctor know that you are having a difficult time changing your diet. We know it can be an overwhelming undertaking at times. Your doctor and/or our front desk can give you recommendations and point out some resources.
Can I pick up refills of products my doctor prescribed me?
Yes. Please bring in your treatment note and we will be glad to re-fill a prescription. If a number of months have passed since the last time you saw your doctor, and you decide you would like to re-start taking a product you were prescribed, we may require you to have a follow-up with your doctor before selling you more products.
How do I go about booking in follow-up appointments?
You are welcome to call our office any time to book appointments. It is best for us to re-book you at the end of each appointment if possible, but you can also book online to see what best works for your schedule.
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Dr. Jason Bachewich, BSc., ND
Dr. Jason Bachewich obtained a Bachelor of Science, Honours, in Biological Science from Brandon University, then completed a four-year program in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Ontario. He was worked as a senior clinical consultant for the largest professional nutraceutical company in North America. He has also lectured internationally and nationally on a variety of topics related to functional medicine and naturopathy.
Jason is currently the co-owner of Nature Doctors—Naturopathic Family Medicine, the largest Natural Health Clinic in Manitoba. He practices family medicine with focuses on Lyme disease and co-infections, hidden infectious diseases, treatment of digestive disorders, prevention and treatment of heart disease/diabetes, medically supervised weight loss and the treatment and performance of athletes. He has just launched a new website and will be speaking at national conferences on Lyme disease https://www.lymedoc.net/
He is currently on the Board of the Manitoba Naturopathic Association and has served as president. He has completed advanced training in functional medicine and sports training and nutrition. Dr. Bachewich has also completed training in Bowen Therapy and is fully registered to practice in Manitoba.
Jason is a regular contributor to CTV morning show, City TV’s breakfast television and enjoys presenting corporate health lunch and learns around the city.
Dr. Mary Anne Hembroff ND
Mary Anne currently practices Naturopathic family medicine with a focus on anxiety and depression. She works to identify and treat the root cause of disease with a special interest in treatment and prevention of allergies and digestive problems, treatment of chronic yeast or Candida (Candidiasis), treatment of fatigue and thyroid related issues (hyper – hypothyroid) and mental-emotional counseling.
For a full list of treatments, services and testing, visit our services page.
Qualifications & Certifications
Dr. MaryAnne Hembroff B.Sc. N.D. obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Winnipeg in 1999. Upon graduation, she completed a four-year program in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Ontario. She is a member of the Manitoba (MNA) and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She has completed advanced training in functional medicine and homeopathy. Dr. Hembroff has also completed training and been an instructor of Bowen Therapy ( Muscle Release Technique), as well as Mindfulness based Counselling.
During the last 10 years, Dr. Hembroff has managed and directed Nature Doctors – Naturopathic Family Medicine Inc. Prior to the move to Winnipeg, Mary Anne co-owned and operated Docere Clinic in North York, Ontario.
Summary of Qualifications