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Other Weight Management Services

Weight Management Services for Children in the GTA and Ontario

Program Name

Location

Contact

Inclusion Criteria

Healthy Lifestyles Clinic

 

Dr. John Philpot
Caroline Hay, RD

Toronto East General Hospital
825 Coxwell Avenue
East York, ON

Tel: 416-469-6590
Fax: 416-469-6591

  • BMI > 85th percentile
  • Between 3-17 years

Children’s Exercise & Nutrition Centre

 

Dr. Gita Wahi
Dr. Katherine Morrison

McMaster Children’s Hospital
1200 Main St. W., Hamilton

 

Janice Chatland (Clinic Scheduling Coordinator)

Tel: 905-521-2100 ext. 77967

Tel:(905) 521-7967
Fax: (905) 385-5033

Diane Chandler (Program Manager)

Tel: (905) 521-2100 ext. 75589

  • Children with any exercise and nutrition-related disorder, disease or complaint

Pediatric Consultation Clinic

Debbie Arts-Rodas, RD

St. Joseph’s Health Centre
30 The Queensway
Toronto, ON

3rd floor, Our Lady of Mercy Wing

Tel: 416-530-6000 ext. 4055

  • No specific inclusion criteria.

Pediatric Nutrition Clinic

Sue Ekserci, RD

Humber River Regional Hospital
2115 Finch Ave West
Suite 108, Toronto

 

Angie Fusco (Receptionist)

Tel: 416-747-3887
Fax: 416-747-3742

  • Between 0-19 years
  • No BMI requirements
  • Parental participation encouraged
  • All Ontario residents can be referred
  • Must not have anorexia or bulimia

Diabetes Education Clinic/Nutrition Management

Dr. Margaret Gan-Gaisano

Scarborough Centenary Hospital
2867 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON M1E4B9

Tel: 416-724-8290
Fax: 416-724-1985

 

  • No specific inclusion criteria

 

Lifestyle Clinic

Lise Rolla (RN)

William Osler Health Centre, Brampton Civic Hospital
2100 Bovaird Drive E
Brampton, ON L6R 3J7

Floor 3 – Pediatric Ambulatory Care

Tel: 905-494-6593
Fax: 905-494-6594

  • Between 5-18 years
  • BMI > 95th percentile, or below 95th percentile with obesity related issues
  • All Ontario residents can be referred

Centre for Healthy Active Living

 

Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis
Dr. Katie Baldwin

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

1355 Bank Street, Suite 111
Ottawa, ON

Corrie Raymond (Administrative Assistant)

Tel: 613-260-1477 ext. 222
Fax: 613-260-1477

chal-info@cheo.on.ca

  • Between 5-17 years
  • 99th percentile or >95th percentile + 1< co-morbidities (medical, psychological or chronic illness)
  • Parental participation encouraged
  • All Ontario residents can be referred

Specialized Nutrition Clinic

 

 

2nd Floor
St. Michael’s Health Centre

61 Queen St. East
Toronto, ON M5C 2T2

 

Tel: 416-867-3655
Fax: 416-867-3736

  • Children with obesity under the age of 6 or 0-18 with developmental delay.
  • St. Michael’s or SickKids Ambulatory referral form with ATTN: Dr. Maguire

 

Enhance Care Medical Clinic

Dr. Pierre Geoffroy

14872 Yonge Street
Aurora, ON

 

Tel: 905-841-8790

pierre.geoffroy@ontariomd.ca

www.enhancedcare.ca

  • Between 5-17 years
  • >75th percentile
  • All Ontario residents can be referred
  • Parent participation is required

 

Royal Victoria Hospital Weight Management Clinic

Dr. Miriam Hansen Pediatrician

Jane Ann Sullivan, RD

Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic

Royal Victoria Hospital
201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON

Tel: 705-728-9090
Fax: 705-739-5674

Tel: 705-728-3766
Fax: 705-728-3757

  • 2-16 yrs of age
  • BMI >95th percentile
  • No significant mental health issues, developmental concerns, ASD, etc.

BALANCE - Bringing Active Living and Nutrition into your Childhood Everyday

Health Sciences North, PCE

41 Ramsey Lake Rd.
Sudbury, ON P3E5J1

1st floor, South tower

Lucy (Receptionist)

Tel: 705-523-7100 ext. 3508
Fax: 705-523-7288

  • Between 2-18 years
  • 95th percentile or above, or >85th percentile + 1 or more co-morbidities

Personal Health Improvement Team (PHIT Clinic)

 

Pediatric Outpatient Clinic

Peterborough Regional Health Centre
1 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J7C6

705-743-2121 
ext. 2235

 

 

Healthy Weight for Life Clinic

 

Dr. Radmila Jovanovic
Lisa Raoul-Watt, RD

Winchester District Memorial Hospital

566 Louise Street
Winchester, ON

Tel: 613-774-2420 ext. 6761
Fax: 613-774-6845

lraoul@wdmh.on.ca

  • Between 3-18 years
  • BMI>85th percentile
  • All English speaking Ontario residents can be referred

Healthy Family, Healthy Life

Olivia O’Young

 

East End Community Health Centre

Tel: 416-778-5805 ext. 208

  • Open to any family with a child aged 8-13
  • Catchment Area: St. Claire/Victoria Park/Lakeshore Blvd/Greenwood Avenue

KidFit

Trillium Health Partners – Credit Valley Hospital

2200 Eglinton Ave W
Mississauga, L5M 2N1  

 

Carla Ulloa, RN carla.ulloa@trilliumhelthpartners.ca
Tel: 905-813-4120

 

  • Referral: MD referral required Paper form
  • Waitlist: Currently booking 2 months ahead, have just started taking referrals *program launch Sept 1st, 2015
  • Cost: OHIP
  • Inclusion: Age: 2-17 years >=95th% (CDC Growth Chart) >=97th% (WHO Growth Chart for Canada)

Kindercare

 

Kindercare Pediatrics

491 Eglinton Avenue West
Suite 301
Toronto, ON M5N1A8

Tel: 416-848-7665
Fax: 416-848-7664

  • Referral: MD referral required


Adult Programs

Program Name

Location

Contact

Inclusion Criteria

GTA Medical Bariatric Program

 

Dr. Stephen Glazer

Humber River Regional Hospital
106-2115 Finch Avenue West
Downsview, ON

Tel: 416-747-3720
Fax: 416-747-3297

bariatricclinic@hrrh.on.ca

  • 18 years or older
  • BMI > 35 with weight co-morbidities such as Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthitis, OSA, Fatty liver, PCOS
  • BMI > 35 with complicated Hypertension and/or Type 2 Diabetes
  • Female patients must not be pregnant

Wharton Medical Clinic – Weight & Diabetes Management

 

Dr. Sean Wharton

Locations:

  1. 2951 Walkers Line
    Burlington, L7M 4Y1
  1. 414 Victoria Avenue
    Hamilton, L8L 5G8
  1. 17 Leslie Street
    Toronto, M4M 3H9
  1. 200 Ronson Drive - Suite 102, Etobicoke, M9W 5Z9
  1. Tel: 905-592-2301
    Fax: 905-592-2302
  2. Tel: 905-527-7663
    Fax: 905-527-7665
  3. Tel: 416-240-7608
    Fax: 416-240-9460
  4. Tel: 416-240-7608
    Fax: 416-240-9460


referrals@whartonmedicalclinic.com

  • OHIP funded weight management referral
  • >18 with BMI between 27-30 with 1 cormobiditiy
  • >18 with BMI >30
  • Diabetes patients (Type 1, 2 and using Insulin Pump)