Dr. Reuben Dinsmore, ND

Naturopathic Doctor

dr-ruebenI came to my career in naturopathic medicine in my 30s – even though I was interested in medicine since I was a kid, the idea of practicing conventional medicine just never clicked.

What sets us apart from medical doctors is the focus on making lasting changes in the health of our patients; educating them on how everyday choices can affect our health; and most of all, asking why?

Getting to the why – the root cause of any problem – is the only way to truly fix it, and this is demonstrated repeatedly in the results our patients see when under naturopathic care.

I like to describe myself as your guide on your health journey: I work with you to identify and remove your obstacles to good health and teach you how to make changes that are effective and sustainable. I consider all aspects of a patient’s past and current health when deciding how to best move forward with making improvements. This can involve a variety of diagnostic tools, including a detailed health history, physical exam, and ordering any required lab tests. 

My areas of special interest include

  • digestive health
  • men’s health
  • stress and sleep issues
  • mental health/mood disorders
  • aging well
  • detoxification support
  • hormone balancing
  • cardiovascular disease
  • HIV support

Have questions about how naturopathic medicine can help you? Book a free 15-minute consultation in person or by phone.

My background:

I completed my Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences, Honours) at Queen’s University and graduated from Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC. During my time at Boucher, I was fortunate to be able to complete part of my clinical rotation at several of the school’s external clinics, including Friends for Life – a non-profit organization supporting members living with chronic disease; Positive Living BC – another non-profit to support people living with HIV and AIDS; and the Family Naturopathic Clinic (Victoria, BC) – a program that offers free naturopathic care for low-income families in the Victoria area. I have now returned to Boucher as part-time academic faculty and clinic supervisor.

Additional training: 

  • Prescriptive Authority, CNPBC
  • Board-certified in IV and Chelation Therapy
  • Board-certified in Acupuncture
  • Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Advanced Obstetrics
  • Neural Prolotherapy


Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
British Columbia Naturopathic Association
College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia

Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine

I look forward to supporting you in your decision to optimize your health.

Dr. Reuben Dinsmore, ND

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