Jean-Jacques Dugoua ND

Jean-Jacques Dugoua ND

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Jean-Jacques Dugoua ND

600 Sherbourne St
suite 315
Toronto, ON M4M 2Y7 | map | directions
AcupunctureArthritisAsian MedicineBotanical MedicineCancerCardiologyChronic PainCounselingDiabetesDigestive DisordersFertility & Prenatal HealthHomeopathyIV TherapyMen's HealthMultiple SclerosisNeurologicalNutritionPediatrics and Childhood DisordersPhysical MedicineSpinal ManipulationWeight ManagementWomen's Health

Dr. Jean-Jacques Dugoua HBSc ND PhD

Dr. Jean-Jacques Dugoua, or Dr. JJ as he is affectionately known, is a naturopathic doctor, clinical pharmacologist and researcher.  He is the Chief Medical Officer of the Liberty Clinic in downtown Toronto and the first Naturopathic Doctor (ND) to practice at the Toronto Western Hospital Artist Health Center, one of the few NDs practicing in a hospital in Canada. He has done research with the Motherisk Program at Sick Kids Hospital and was an Associate Professor (Status-Only) at the University of Toronto Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.


Dr. JJ completed his PhD in Pharmacy Sciences at the University of Toronto.  As part of his PhD research, Dr. JJ investigated the safety of natural products during pregnancy and lactation at the Sick Kids Hospital and conducted a clinical trial on the effects of cinnamon on type 2 diabetes at the Toronto Western Hospital and the Centre Universitaire de Sherbrooke.


Dr. JJ is a co-author of “Herbal Medicines in Pregnancy and Lactation – An Evidence-based Approach First Edition” (Taylor & Francis, 2006) and contributing author to “Clinical Pharmacology During Pregnancy” (Academic Press 2012) and “Diabetes: An old disease, new insight” (Landes 2012).  Dr. JJ has many peer-reviewed scientific publications published or in press.  He is a world expert on natural health products pharmacology and pregnancy safety.  Local and nationwide print and television media frequently consult him to provide expert commentary.


Dr. JJ is an avid public speaker.  He has given many presentations to pharmacists, medical professionals, government, academics, artists and musicians, students, teachers, cancer survivors and the general public.  Dr. JJ has also given presentations internationally, including presentations at the World Health Organization in Washington DC. 


Dr. JJ’s areas of clinical interest include: infections, stress and anxiety, skin conditions, hair conditions, digestive issues, gastrointestinal conditions, thyroid conditions, fertility support and adjunctive cancer support.


Dr. JJ uses a mélange of naturopathic principals, including clinical nutrition, nutritional supplementation, herbal medicines, counselling, acupuncture and intravenous (IV) therapy.  As a ND in Ontario, he prescribes desiccated thyroid and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) where appropriate. 



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Naturopathic Medicine, acupuncture (as a ND), intravenous (IV) therapy, dessicated thyroid therapy, BHRT, clinical nutrition and areas of focus: infection, skin/hair, stress/anxiety, fertility, digestive, thyroid health and adjunctive cancer support
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 (Date: 4/12/2024)