© 2019 by Dr. Julie Hwang, ND

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Personalized HealtH for Entrepreneurs & Creatives

For business owners, your state of physical & emotional health & well being shows up on your bottom line.

Heal to feel and operate at your best with a unique approach to make those health goals a reality. 



Dr. Julie Hwang works with humans looking for sustainable, doable health and wellness plans that can help them achieve their lifestyle and business goals. Dr. Hwang knows that the health of your business is directly related to your personal health.


By providing patients with doable, high-quality, evidence-informed, effective indivdualized plans that respect the demands of the already often full life chores, Dr. Hwang is able to facilitate her clients to achieve their health goals in a simple and sustainable fashion. 

​Our office offers our clients a wide range of services from food sensitivity and baseline lab diagnostic testing, nutrition and herbal medicine prescriptions, to acupuncture treatment plans to accelerate your progress.


Your health goals are met by a health professional and entrepreneur who understands the rigorous demands of a business owner but also what sustainable health and balance can look. 


Dr. Hwang's approach focuses on optimizing your return on investment so you can live a healthy, happy, full and authentically empowered life. 



Dr. Julie Hwang is an entrepreneur and leader at the intersection where health and wellness meets conscious business development. A licensed and board-certified Naturopathic Doctor in practice, Dr. Julie is also the former Executive Director of WHEN, Women’s Health Environments Network, an executive officer of the Institute of Green and Open Sciences (IGOS), and is the Canadian Ambassador of the International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM). She founded Aurum Medicine and Wellness Clinic in Toronto, Canada on the principles of collaboration and sustainability - financial, environmental and in healthcare. Dr. Julie brings together people who are taking action for the wellness of their communities; helping her clients thrive in their individual health and helping them build businesses that reflect the values they hold.

Born and raised in Toronto, Dr. Hwang attended the University of Toronto Schools from grades 7-12. As a competitive sports person, she was interested in physical medicine and exercise science. She pursued pre-medical sciences in Montreal at McGill University obtaining her degree in Human Physiology with an exchange to the National University of Singapore where she was able to partake in neuroscience/neurobiology research and played varsity soccer. 


Upon graduation, she moved from Montreal back to Toronto and immediately attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine for her 4-year Doctor of Naturopathy degree and won scholarships for her excellence in her studies and extended work.


Dr. Hwang also worked at the live-in Humlegaarden International Cancer Hospital in Denmark supporting patients with cancer and their families. Upon graduation, she opened private practice in downtown Toronto's financial district, expanded to midtown (Yonge and St. Clair), and then most recently opening her own integrative collaborative clinic, Aurum Medicine & Wellness Clinic, at the vibrant corner of Bloor & Christie. 

Dr. Hwang currently serves as the Treasurer of the institute of Green and Open Sciences (IGOS), the former Executive Director and current Advisory Board member of the Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) and is the Canadian Ambassador of the International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine (ICNM) where she leads global marketing strategy and initiatives.

Dr. Hwang is board-certified and licensed by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) and has passed the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX I and II) in North America. 


BSc - Major: Physiology -

McGill University, Montreal 

Exchange at National University of Singapore

ND - 4-year Doctor of Naturopathy Program 

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto


Clinical Nutrition, Western Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Physical Medicine,

Lifestyle and Psychological Counselling, Classical Homeopathy



Epilepsy and PUFAs - OBI & UTERP

Black Cohosh and Menopause - CCNM


Performance & Mental Health

Skin issues - Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis

Neurological Conditions - Migraines, Headaches, Epilepsy
Chronic Pain & Injuries



Experience attentive, individualized care. 

We're located in Toronto, Ontario.





9am - 8pm



by appointment only

Step Up Massage & Rehab Clinic Clients: 

  • Midtown: 45 St. Clair Avenue West. Suite 102

  • Financial District: 218 Adelaide Street West, Suite 200

For more information, email jhwang@stepupclinic.com


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