Clinicians

Kent MacLeod

B.Sc. Pharm

Kent MacLeod is the founder and CEO of NutriChem Compounding Pharmacy and Clinic. An international thought leader, he is also an award-winning pharmacist with over 30 years of clinical experience in delivering patient-centered health care.

Kent MacLeod has become an internationally recognized expert in women’s health issues and ortho-nutrition. He has lectured on the subject at various conferences, published research and is developing course material for other clinics based on the success of NutriChem.

His dedication to wellness has resulted in numerous awards including the Canadian Compounding Pharmacist of the Year award, the Distinguished Practice Award and the Outstanding Service Award for Innovation. He is the author the book: “Down Syndrome and Vitamin Therapy: Unlocking the Secrets of Health, Behaviour and Intelligence” and has lectured throughout North America and Europe on children’s health, Down Syndrome, women’s health, pain management and pharmacology. Kent works with each patient to ensure they receive the best combination of conventional and natural therapies for health maintenance and disease management. Kent consults at NutriChem’s West End Biomedical Clinic.

Dr. Tanya Manikkam

B.A., N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor)

Dr. Tanya Manikkam ND has been interested in holistic medicine from an early age. After graduating with a degree in psychology from the University of Ottawa, she studied biology at the University of Toronto.  She then successfully graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. As part of her program, Dr. Tanya completed an internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and spent four months at the Sherbourne Health Centre where she gave free naturopathic care to low-income HIV positive individuals.

Dr. Tanya has a general naturopathic practice with a special interest in hormones and mental health. She uses clinical and orthomolecular nutrition, botanical medicine and lifestyle counseling in order to help her patients achieve an optimal state of health.

Dr. Tanya Manikkam is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Dr. Tanya is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and has currently completing her Certification in Advanced Endocrinology with the Metabolic Medical institute.

Dr. Tanya joined the NutriChem team in 2013 and can often be found in the media as well as a guest speaker at multiple events. She is fluent in both English and French.

View Dr. Tanya on CTV Morning Live: Boosting Fertility

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Grace Meehan

B.Sc. Phm. Pharmacist, Certified NAMS Practitioner

Grace graduated from the University of Toronto in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. She has worked as a community pharmacist in Ottawa for over 20 years, and has been a guest speaker at various health symposiums.

With a keen interest in continuing education, Grace attained the credential of North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner in 2010. Ongoing continuing education is required to maintain this credential.

Grace understands that every woman is different and has their own belief system regarding their health. She will work WITH you so that you are feeling the best that you can possibly feel. Grace practices out of NutriChem’s West-End Biomedical Clinic.

Learn more about Grace!

Kent MacLeod is the founder and CEO of NutriChem Compounding Pharmacy and Clinic. An international thought leader, he is also an award-winning pharmacist with over 30 years of clinical experience in delivering patient-centered health care.

Kent MacLeod has become an internationally recognized expert in women’s health issues and ortho-nutrition. He has lectured on the subject at various conferences, published research and is developing course material for other clinics based on the success of NutriChem.

His dedication to wellness has resulted in numerous awards including the Canadian Compounding Pharmacist of the Year award, the Distinguished Practice Award and the Outstanding Service Award for Innovation. He is the author the book: “Down Syndrome and Vitamin Therapy: Unlocking the Secrets of Health, Behaviour and Intelligence” and has lectured throughout North America and Europe on children’s health, Down Syndrome, women’s health, pain management and pharmacology. Kent works with each patient to ensure they receive the best combination of conventional and natural therapies for health maintenance and disease management. Kent consults at NutriChem’s West End Biomedical Clinic.

Dr. Tanya Manikkam ND has been interested in holistic medicine from an early age. After graduating with a degree in psychology from the University of Ottawa, she studied biology at the University of Toronto.  She then successfully graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. As part of her program, Dr. Tanya completed an internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and spent four months at the Sherbourne Health Centre where she gave free naturopathic care to low-income HIV positive individuals.

Dr. Tanya has a general naturopathic practice with a special interest in hormones and mental health. She uses clinical and orthomolecular nutrition, botanical medicine and lifestyle counseling in order to help her patients achieve an optimal state of health.

Dr. Tanya Manikkam is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and is registered with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Dr. Tanya is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and has currently completing her Certification in Advanced Endocrinology with the Metabolic Medical institute.

Dr. Tanya joined the NutriChem team in 2013 and can often be found in the media as well as a guest speaker at multiple events. She is fluent in both English and French.

View Dr. Tanya on CTV Morning Live: Boosting Fertility

Learn more about Dr. Tanya!

Grace graduated from the University of Toronto in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. She has worked as a community pharmacist in Ottawa for over 20 years, and has been a guest speaker at various health symposiums.

With a keen interest in continuing education, Grace attained the credential of North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner in 2010. Ongoing continuing education is required to maintain this credential.

Grace understands that every woman is different and has their own belief system regarding their health. She will work WITH you so that you are feeling the best that you can possibly feel. Grace practices out of NutriChem’s West-End Biomedical Clinic.

Learn more about Grace!

Dr. Emma Pollon-MacLeod

B.Sc., N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor)

Dr. Emma, ND is a passionate advocate for natural holistic healthcare, and makes it her mission to determine the root cause of illness. Emma provides realistic treatment plans to her patients, and her treatments plans are always supported by current medical research.

Dr. Emma holds a general naturopathic practice with a focus in hormonal health including weight management, digestive health, and allergy conditions. Emma has completed the additional training required in order to prescribe additional therapeutics such as bio-identical hormones, desiccated thyroid, and IV Vitamin therapy.

Dr. Emma’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Guelph and her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto.

From appearances on CTV morning live to lecturing at the University of Ottawa Dr. Emma strives to increase awareness on the benefits of preventative and personalized medicine.

View Dr. Emma on CTV Morning Live: Prostate & Bladder Health

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Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui

N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor)

  Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui, ND has spent the last 20 years exploring the different facets of health restoration.  From the Peruvian Amazon to Ayurvedic hospitals in India,  his passion to understand the human body lead him to complete a 4-year post graduate degree in Naturopathic Medicine.  

Initially trained in architectural science, Dr. Yousuf believes that the foundation of health is digestion.  Healing the microbiome, decreasing inflammation, eliminating parasites, and improving nutritional absorption can have a profound effect on the rest of the body.  His clinical focus extends to Men and Women’s Sexual Health and hormone regulation with treatments including bio-identical hormones and desiccated thyroid.

Dr. Yousuf is excited to be introducing intravenous infusion therapy at Nutrichem as an adjunct care to treat adrenal fatigue, IBS, immune function, collagen support, and many other conditions.

Dr. Yousuf is in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.  He is also a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is the Naturopathic Medical Advisor to Bio Lonreco.

Dr. Sarah Brill-Morgan

N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor)

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Dr. Sarah Brill-Morgan, ND completed her bachelor’s degree in Health Science at Brock University and then went on to complete a Doctor of Naturopathy at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Canada. During her last year at CCNM, she completed a one-year internship at the largest Naturopathic clinic in North America, the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. She also had the opportunity to internship at the Sherbourne Health Centre, which specializes in treatment for HIV positive patients.

Throughout her studies, Dr. Brill-Morgan has had the pleasure to work in many communities throughout South and Central America, including Peru, Ecuador and Honduras. In her second year at CCNM, she organized a medical brigade to the shanty towns of Lima, Peru where they were able to listen to and treat a community in need. Dr. Sarah recently returned from working in Ubud, Bali at a transformational detox and fasting retreat centre. During this experience, she worked with various patients from all over the world to improve their health and wellbeing- whether they suffered from a debilitating condition, lost themselves in the hectic pace of everyday life, or just wanted to lose a few pounds. Through this experience, Dr. Sarah gained valuable insight into the physical and mental barriers present in obtaining optimal health and how to overcome them. She believes in a holistic, individualized approach to health and wellbeing and respects that everyone is on their own unique journey.

Dr. Sarah has a special interest in mental health, stress management and endocrinology (hormones). Dr. Sarah has her prescribing rights, which means she can prescribe desiccated thyroid and BHRT (bio-identical hormone replacement therapy). She is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition and nutritional therapies, homeopathy, physical medicine and has additional training in holistic counselling. Dr. Sarah believes that naturopathic medicine is her gateway to connect with others and make the world a better place through improving the lives of others.

Dr. Emma, ND is a passionate advocate for natural holistic healthcare, and makes it her mission to determine the root cause of illness. Emma provides realistic treatment plans to her patients, and her treatments plans are always supported by current medical research.

Dr. Emma holds a general naturopathic practice with a focus in hormonal health including weight management, digestive health, and allergy conditions. Emma has completed the additional training required in order to prescribe additional therapeutics such as bio-identical hormones, desiccated thyroid, and IV Vitamin therapy.

Dr. Emma’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Guelph and her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto.

From appearances on CTV morning live to lecturing at the University of Ottawa Dr. Emma strives to increase awareness on the benefits of preventative and personalized medicine.

View Dr. Emma on CTV Morning Live: Prostate & Bladder Health

Learn more about Dr. Emma!

  Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui, ND has spent the last 20 years exploring the different facets of health restoration.  From the Peruvian Amazon to Ayurvedic hospitals in India,  his passion to understand the human body lead him to complete a 4-year post graduate degree in Naturopathic Medicine.  

Initially trained in architectural science, Dr. Yousuf believes that the foundation of health is digestion.  Healing the microbiome, decreasing inflammation, eliminating parasites, and improving nutritional absorption can have a profound effect on the rest of the body.  His clinical focus extends to Men and Women’s Sexual Health and hormone regulation with treatments including bio-identical hormones and desiccated thyroid.

Dr. Yousuf is excited to be introducing intravenous infusion therapy at Nutrichem as an adjunct care to treat adrenal fatigue, IBS, immune function, collagen support, and many other conditions.

Dr. Yousuf is in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.  He is also a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is the Naturopathic Medical Advisor to Bio Lonreco.

Dr. Sarah Brill-Morgan, ND completed her bachelor’s degree in Health Science at Brock University and then went on to complete a Doctor of Naturopathy at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Canada. During her last year at CCNM, she completed a one-year internship at the largest Naturopathic clinic in North America, the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. She also had the opportunity to internship at the Sherbourne Health Centre, which specializes in treatment for HIV positive patients.

Throughout her studies, Dr. Brill-Morgan has had the pleasure to work in many communities throughout South and Central America, including Peru, Ecuador and Honduras. In her second year at CCNM, she organized a medical brigade to the shanty towns of Lima, Peru where they were able to listen to and treat a community in need. Dr. Sarah recently returned from working in Ubud, Bali at a transformational detox and fasting retreat centre. During this experience, she worked with various patients from all over the world to improve their health and wellbeing- whether they suffered from a debilitating condition, lost themselves in the hectic pace of everyday life, or just wanted to lose a few pounds. Through this experience, Dr. Sarah gained valuable insight into the physical and mental barriers present in obtaining optimal health and how to overcome them. She believes in a holistic, individualized approach to health and wellbeing and respects that everyone is on their own unique journey.

Dr. Sarah has a special interest in mental health, stress management and endocrinology (hormones). Dr. Sarah has her prescribing rights, which means she can prescribe desiccated thyroid and BHRT (bio-identical hormone replacement therapy). She is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition and nutritional therapies, homeopathy, physical medicine and has additional training in holistic counselling. Dr. Sarah believes that naturopathic medicine is her gateway to connect with others and make the world a better place through improving the lives of others.