Dr. Effy Germanis ND, R.Ac

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Effy Germanis
Dr. Effy Germanis ND, R.Ac


Dr. Effy Germanis is a Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Acupuncturist and is a lover of gut health. She is the owner of Hygeia Naturopathic Clinic in Toronto, Ontario and helps both men and women achieve optimal health by addressing the foundations – the gut. With over 8 years of clinical experience she has helped those with gut issues reclaim their health and their relationship with food.

Dr. Effy Germanis ND, R. Ac is passionate about helping people dealing with gut issues the ability to step away from pain and indigestion and into a place of enjoyment and nourishment. She has dealt with her own issues that not only affected her gut but began to affect the function of her hormones, and she understands the pain and struggle. She has felt the burnout and has found balance and enjoyment with her gut and her health. She is here and ready to help you flourish – “we are what we eat,” so let’s be healthy, nourishing and delicious.

Dr. Effy Germanis ND, R.Ac completed her Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Biomedical Ethics from the University of Toronto in 2008. She then furthered her studies at Bastyr University and completed the four-year doctorate program in 2012. She also completed a 2 year Acupuncture Diploma at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2016.

My priority as a health care provider is to look out for my patients’ best interests with the goal to provide the best optimal care and educate them about their health options.
Let me help you start your journey towards health and wellness.

Dr. Effy Germanis ND, R.Ac is licensed to practice in Ontario and is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO), the regulatory body for Naturopathic medicine. She is also registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO). She is an active member of the Ontario and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.

My Mission

  • To provide superior, individualized natural health care.
  • Maintain the highest standards of professional client care.
  • To coach, support, encourage and inspire my clients to facilitate and maintain optimal health and wellness.
  • To serve as a resource for my clients and my community by education and example.
  • To create, maintain and share relevant communication amongst other health care providers outside the clinic in order to facilitate the above objectives.

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