Dr. Erica Nikiforuk, ND
Dr. Erica Nikiforuk, ND has over 12 years of experience in naturopathic fertility care. She is licensed as a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Acupuncturist and is dedicated to helping couples feel supported throughout their journey to conceive healthy babies. Dr. Erica has extensive experience treating hormonal and reproductive concerns, including PCOS, endometriosis, thyroid disorders, male factor infertility, and more. She specializes in treating complex fertility conditions such as diminished ovarian reserve, recurrent miscarriage, implantation failure, thin lining, autoimmunity, and unexplained infertility.
Dr. Erica provides patient-centred care to support patients at any stage of their fertility journey. Beginning in the preconception period, she works with both partners to lay the foundations for a healthy pregnancy. She addresses nutritional deficiencies, inflammation, and hormone imbalances while optimizing egg and sperm quality. Dr. Erica offers evidence-based integrative care for individuals and couples who are trying to conceive naturally or undergoing IUI, IVF, or egg freezing. During pregnancy, Dr. Erica provides detailed nutritional guidance to address common concerns and ensure the optimal development of the baby.
Dr. Erica takes a unique approach to each patient’s treatment, beginning with a thorough review of their medical history and lab testing to bring new understanding to complex cases. She offers in-depth treatment options, including clinical nutrition, supplementation, herbal medicine, lifestyle recommendations, traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments, and researched protocols to improve patient success. Dr. Erica believes that the integration of epigenetic and lifestyle medicine is the future of fertility care and is committed to improving the health of future generations one patient at a time.
Dr. Erica has published research in several scientific and naturopathic medical journals and is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).