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Dr. Elena Zarifis, BSc.(Hons), Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Elena Zarifis is a board certified, fully licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Oakville, Ontario.

Dr. Elena has a general practice, with a special interest in Skin, Gut Health and Anxiety.

Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture is another special area of focus, as Dr. Elena enjoys helping her patients smooth fine lines and wrinkles, target sagging, and work on a glowing complexion.

She commonly sees patients who are struggling with Anxiety, Gut Issues, Skin issues (Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis etc), Cosmetic Signs of Aging, Fatigue, Stress, Sleep issues, and Hormonal issues.

Dr. Elena is passionate about helping people achieve better health , and believes that reaching your health goals should be done in a realistic and sustainable way.

Dr. Elena’s mission is to help you achieve a calm mind, glowing skin and a healthy gut, so that you can finally break free of limitations and enjoy your life more.

To book your first visit or a Free Intro Call online – go to https://drelenaznd.janeapp.com


As a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Elena is passionate about:

  • Evidence-based and evidence-informed medicine.
  • Continuing Education.
  • Realistic & Sustainable health: working with you & your life to try and make your goals attainable.
  • Nurturing the mind-body connection.
  • Nourishment through lifestyle, food, herbs, and supplements/nutraceuticals.
  • Balancing and nourishing your internal systems through acupuncture.


Naturopathic Services:

  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrition
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Lifestyle Strategies
  • Supplementation
  • Basic & Comprehensive Lab Work
  • B12 injections
  • Facial Acupuncture : Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture
  • LED : Red and Blue LED Therapy


Readers’ Choice Award Winning:

  • 2023 multi-category Nominee, Winner in one. Oakville Beaver Readers’ Choice.
  • 2022 multi-category Nominee and Winner, at previous practice. Flamborough Review Readers’ Choice Awards
  • 2021  multi-category Nominee and Winner, at previous practice. Flamborough Review Readers’ Choice Awards

Naturopathic Treatments

Acupuncture & Cupping

Both Acupuncture and cupping produce an effect on the nervous system, as well as the local tissues.

Dr. Elena Z ND is trained in both Traditional Chinese Medicine style (TCM) Acupuncture , as well as Western style Musculoskeletal Acupuncture.

Dr. Elena has extra training and certification in Facial Rejuvenation & Cosmetic Acupuncture.

Clinical Nutrition & Supplementation

Modifying diet towards your specific needs or health condition, using food as medicine, and the use of supplements when necessary.

Botanical Medicine

Botanicals come in many different forms:  extracted in tinctures , supplements, teas, and occasionally food.

Botanicals contain biologically active phytochemical constituents which elicit physiological effects on the body.

Patient Centered Care

Working together with you to create a realistic, attainable and goal oriented plan.

“What do you treat?”

Some commonly seen conditions:








Visible Signs of Aging.



Trouble sleeping.

Digestive concerns.

Painful periods.

Sense of being generally unwell.

This is not an exhaustive list – contact today to see if Dr. Elena Z ND may be able to help you reach your goals!

Achieve Better Health

Your journey to the top would include a comprehensive and customized approach using five core principles:

Lay the Foundation

Laying down strong foundations of health is the first and most important step in building up to optimized performance.

This may be achieved through correcting digestive, sleep, stress, immunity issues, and addressing chronic disease.

Balance of Supply and Demand

Identifying what may be imbalanced – anywhere from hormones to nutritional substances ,  and working to correct this.

State of Mind

A key player in the success of any journey.

Optimal Mental health for optimal mental game , and strengthening of the mind body connection.

The Process

How It Works


Free 20 minute Introductory calls before you book allow you and Dr. Elena ND to get to know each other, and discuss your main reasons for visiting.

These are not mandatory, if you are ready to begin; you may book your initial visit right away.


You will be immersed in a 1-on-1 journey with the Naturopathic Doctor’s undivided attention on you and your goals.

Initial appointments are 1h15m, follow up appointments are up to 45 m.

Dr. Elena, ND will lead an in depth intake and history on all aspects of your health.

You will receive a treatment plan from your first visit. 



Dr. Elena, ND will work with you to create a plan that works for you.

  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrition
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Supplementation
  • Comprehensive Lab Work
  • B12 injections 
  • Facial Acupuncture : Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture
Get In Touch


Want to achieve better health?

Let’s Chat.

Dr. Elena Zarifis, ND offers Free 20 minute introductory phone calls before you book; This lets you get to know each other and discuss your main concerns and goals.

To book your free call, inquire via email : info@drelenaznd.com , or book online.

Contact Information


Call us directly


Please leave a message and we will return your inquiry within 24 business hours.

Private Oakville Office:

345 Lakeshore Rd East, Unit 406, Oakville, Ontario.


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Dr. Elena Zarifis is a Naturopathic Doctor that is passionate about helping you achieve better health.



  • Acupuncture
  • Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture
  • Supplementation
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Comprehensive Lab Work
  • B12 injections


Email: info@drelenaznd.com

Call: 289-856-8380


Oakville :

345 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario , unit 406 , L6J 1J5 

Achieve Better Health.