Ratings for Dr. John Yim
I started seeing Dr. Yim about 3 years ago due to sinus infections, allergies, as well as catching frequent colds and illnesses. He listened to my concerns and came up with a doable game plan to make change successful. Since that time, he has helped me turn my health completely around. More recently, I had an unfortunate long lasting experience with food poisoning and John was the one that helped me figure it out and get healthy again. I highly recommend him for many types of health concerns that don’t just get treated, but figured out and corrected. ~Thank you, thank you! ~
Dr Yim is great! He makes you feel comfortable talking to him. He explains things in terms you can understand and works with you to come up with a plan rather than just throwing some supplements at you. I highly highly recommend him. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
He is a great doctor. He makes you feel comfortable,able to ask questions and to learn and understand the health issues that you face. He spends whatever time is needed to explain to you what your health issue is and how he can help you help yourself, by lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, and natural supplements. He has been my naturopath for the past 10 years. I trust his judgement and his analysis of health issues faced by both myself and my husband. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking a naturopathic doctor in Nanaimo.
DR.YIM IS A GREAT NAT.DOCTOR! -HE LISTENS TO ME -NEVER RUSHES MY APOINTMENT- I HAVE BEEN SEENING HIM AS A PATIENT FOR AROUND 17YRS NOW . NICE MAN-AS WELL AS BEING REALY KNOWLEGABLE!ALWAYS TAKES THE TIME TO EXPLAIN EVERYTHING,EVEN THOUGH HE IS BUSY!
I have seen Dr. Yim a few times over the past 10 years and have always been impressed with his knowledge, but more importantly, his ability to communicate that knowledge and translate it into do-able steps. He is constantly upgrading his skills and education, has never rushed me through a visit, and has always explained his recommendations clearly so that I understand not only what to do, but WHY. Very personable and friendly, with an obvious passion for what he does.
I was on hypertensive meds for 9 years and developed side effects. Then my traditional western doctor put me on another drug with the potential for scarier side effects. I aksed Dr. Yim if he could help me manage my blood pressure without meds. He took on the challenge and I've been doing very well now for 9 months. Preventative medicine means one has to take more responsibility for one's health -- eat better, exercise, meditate. I like it. It works for me and I'll ask Dr. Yim for help with other health issues should they arise.
Well-educated & well-rounded, knowledgeable. His education didn't stop when he got his degree. Always willing to take time & explain. Friendly, kind & decent. Was my massage therapist before he became a naturopath--now does accupuncture, nutritional counselling, pretty much whatever preventive medicine should be about. Good guy!
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