Footprints Therapy

Dr. Ailya Patel

MBBS (India), ND Naturopathic Doctor
Lactation Consultant

Dr. Ailya Patel, ND is a Licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine practicing in Ontario and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who has also received Naturopathic doula training. She also holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from India where she worked closely with impoverished families, mainly mothers and children, with varying health issues.

Her passion for medicine and natural healing has shaped her into what she is today. She combines a safe, evidence-informed practice and a loving heart to support and guide her patients throughout their healing journey, where her skills and experience allow her to incorporate Western and Eastern approaches to provide options to her patients.

Although Dr. Patel sees patients of all ages, she is passionate about women’s and children’s health. Her special interests include fertility, menstrual concerns, menopause, pregnancy & postpartum support, breastfeeding as well as pediatric care.

Dr. Patel is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario and is an active member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Medicine, as well as the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She is also a member of the Canadian Lactation Consultants Association and is on the board of the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians.