Gregory Chernish MD

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Welcome to HealthPoint Clinic and the practice of Dr. Gregory Chernish, MD a specialist in the treatment of pain and infertility.

As a medical doctor, Dr. Chernish has a unique ability to combine western and traditional Chinese medicine when diagnosing and treating conditions. As a result you’ll receive the best possible care with comprehensive help, guidance and a treatment plan created specifically for you.

Dr. Chernish received his Doctor of Medicine, from the University of Manitoba in 1984. He 1990 he graduated from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China where he studied acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for a full year.

A leader in the scientific use of acupuncture, herbs, diet and other non-drug treatments, Dr. Chernish is currently Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Manitoba and Director of HealthPoint Clinic.


Fertility & Women's Health

A leader in the medical acupuncture treatment of infertility, Dr. Chernish's unique approach is a subtle yet powerful process.

He has the medical background and knowledge to examine you, treat you with acupuncture, supplements and medications (if required) and help manage your care throughout your pregnancy and in the post-partum period.

Dr. Chernish has delivered hundreds of babies and has helped hundreds of couples become pregnant!


Pain and Rehabilitation

Dr. Chernish has practiced both western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine for more than 25 years. His unique approach combines western medical science with traditional non-drug treatments including acupuncture and trigger point injections.

Dr. Chernish develops rehabilitation, exercise and relaxation programs individualized for each patient. He also makes referrals to other medical specialists and prescribes medications when necessary.


Insurance Coverage

Dr. Chernish is a certified member of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada which most group insurance plans require.

HealthPoint Clinic bills directly to agencies such as the Workers Compensation Board (WCB), Veterans Affairs Canada (for veterans) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Federal Government employees receive 80% coverage for an unlimited number of acupuncture treatments provided by a Medical Doctor. No referral is necessary. Similar coverage is available to employees of the Department of National Defence (DND).



Your First Visit

Your first appointment includes a comprehensive review of your medical history and an acupuncture treatment. It will last between one hour and one hour and a half.

Dr. Chernish’s initial assessment also includes a review of your current medications, herb and supplements as well as a clinical examination.

Here are a few things to know before your appointment.


Courses & Lectures

Dr. Chernish provides guidance to industry and insurance providers on pain, disability prevention and management as well as natural products. He is a leader in the scientific use of acupuncture, herbs, supplements, diet and other non-drug treatments, and lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of fertility, pain, non-drug treatments, and disability.

See Dr. Chernish speaking LIVE on “Non-Drug Therapies as First Line Treatment for Pain” at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Pain Day, 2012.