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SickKids Team Obesity Management Program

Other Weight Management Services

Weight Management Services for Children in the GTA and Ontario

Program Name



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

Dr. Erica Burry
Sue Ekserci, RD
Esther Iannucci, RD

Humber River Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON M3M0B2


Tel: 416-242-1000 ext. 21400
Fax: 416-242-1095

Referral form online at 

  • 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

William Osler Health System
Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness

Second Floor - Paediatric Clinics

20 Lynch Street, Brampton, ON, L9W 2Z8

Tel: 905-863-2552


  • 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


  • 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



  • 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

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


  • 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


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 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



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


  • 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


  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


  • 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)