DR. PETER YAM has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine in Victoria , B.C. since 1990. He received his Doctor of Naturopathy academic degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and was awarded “The Best Student of the Year” at the 1989 Graduation Ceremony. Dr. Yam did in-depth research, double-blinded studies and applied multidisciplinary natural modalities in treating substance abuse effectively while he was working at the Donwood Institute and Bellwood Health Services in Toronto, Ontario.
Added to his extensive studies , training and experience in the fields of Medical Science, Education, Addiction Counseling, Group Psychotherapy, Clinical Acupuncture, Bio-Energetic Assessment and Therapy and Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Yam passed the Board Examination conducted by the American Anti-Aging Academy (known as A4M) and qualified as an Anti-Aging Medical Science Practitioner and enrolled as a member of the World Anti-Aging Academy of Medicine, which is a Society of Physicians and Scientists dedicated to enhancing the quality and length of human life. Dr. Yam also passed the qualifying examination and earned the right to prescribe pharmaceutical drugs in the Province of British Columbia.
Throughout his medical career, Dr. Yam has lectured widely to professional groups such as doctors, nurses, social workers, and counsellors. He was interviewed and featured by news media like the Toronto Star, The Times Colonist, and province-wide tele-cast via the Regina Cable TV Station. Dr. Yam was also the founder of the Canadian Institute of Longevity Studies ( now known as The Longevity Center) , where he has been continuously conducting research and running seminars, workshops and retreats on optimal aging , health and wellness. He empowers his attendees to reach their health goals, to attain balances, and homeostasis, and to transform their life journeys.
His dedication, compassion , and total devotion to his patients’ well-being and topped by his vast knowledge and understanding about the human frame have made Dr. Yam an effective conduit of the healing force and a successful primary care naturopathic physician for his patients. He firmly believes in treating the whole person rather than diseases , and healing humankind one patient at a time ! Under Dr. Yam’s empowering leadership, his staff are friendly, caring, compassionate, efficient , capable and always ready to serve people who are in need of improving their health and wellness.
Dr. Yam is currently in the process of composing a synopsis of natural healing methods and anti-aging rejuvenation strategies . Through this writing he is hoping to share his vision, knowledge, research, valuable findings and clinical experience with his patients and beyond.