Our North York Team

Dr. Sunny Sandhu – MD FRCP

ANESTHESIOLOGIST – DIRECTOR OF INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Dr. Sandhu is fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine with double board certifications in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He has extensive experience in treating malignant and non-malignant chronic pain with image-guided interventions addressing the underlying pathology.

Dr. Ogi Visnjevac – MD D.ABA FRCP

ANESTHESIOLOGIST – PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Ogi Visnjevac is an FRCPC anesthesiologist who did his interventional pain management training at the Cleveland Clinic, the largest academic pain management department in the US.

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Dr. Alan Shievitz – MD, CCFP (EM)

INVESTIGATIVE CORONER, FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Focused practice in chronic pain Dr. Shievitz has many years of experience in interventional Chronic pain management. Dr. Shievitz is a peer assessor with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in area of Chronic Pain.

Dr. Hien Ta – MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC

ANESTHESIOLOGIST – PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN.

Dr. Ta combines the knowledge of Anesthesiology and Family Medicine with special care for Chronic Pain Patients. He is active in Interventional Pain Management. He is an expert in preparing out of hospital facilities for meeting the standards and inspections.

Dr. Katherine Isles – MD, FRCP

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE, PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Dr. Isles has years of experience in chronic pain management, disability evaluations and Psychotherapy.

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Dr. David Mula – MD, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Mula has extensive training in interventional pain management and disability evaluation. He is an experienced pain practitioner and an active educator in the area of chronic pain.

Dr. Henry Lai – MD, CCFP (EM)

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Lai combines his knowledge of Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Pain Medicine for comprehensive Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Peyvand Ashtarani – MD, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Ashtarani is a family physician and has had a comprehensive family practice for many years. He has a special interest on extensive training on Interventional Pain Management and recently focused more on emergency and OR assistant.

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Dr. Roman Elinson – MD, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Elinson completed his medical training at U of T and UBC. He has worked in Ontario and British Columbia doing rural and urban family medicine, emergency room work and hospitalist work. Dr. Elinson has also done international medical work in Tibet. He currently works in family practice with special interests in pain management and medical informatics.

Dr. Hossein Aliabadi- MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Aliabadi has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Peter Wan – MD, FRCP

SPECIALIST OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Wan combine his extensive experience in Internal Medicine and Pain Medicine for proper diagnosis and management of complex chronic pain patients.

Dr. Ali Khajdehi – MD, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Kajdehi combines his knowledge of Family Medicine and Pain Medicine for comprehensive Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Rizwan  Muhammad – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Muhammad has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Virat Joshi – MD

PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN.

Dr. Joshi has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Neil Verma – MD, CCFP (EM)

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

As a Pain and Injury Management Physician, Dr. Verma utilizes various imaging studies, detailed physical examinations, and ultrasound guided procedures to accurately diagnose and treat pain and injuries.  Dr. Verma’s focus is to provide comprehensive care to his patients in order to identify and manage the root cause of pain.  This includes a combination of medications, injections, physiotherapy, along with multi-disciplinary support from psychologists, chiropractors, and medical specialists.

Dr. Julien Chen – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Jacky Chen has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Viet Cuong Dao – MDCM, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Dao has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Rodrigo Castro – MCFP, DABFM

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Castro is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with extensive training in Pain Management and Spinal Care. He is currently a member of the North American Spine Society and the Canadian Pain Society among other highly recognized organizations. Originally from New York City, he is fluent in Spanish and is an avid runner in his free time.

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Our Thornhill Team

Dr. Roger Lam – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Lam is a Senior Pain Consultant with years of experience in focused pain practice.

Dr. Peter Wan – MD, FRCP

SPECIALIST OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Wan combine his extensive experience in Internal Medicine and Pain Medicine for proper diagnosis and management of complex chronic pain patients.

Dr. Viet Cuong Dao – MDCM, CCFP

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Dao has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Neil Verma – MD, CCFP (EM)

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

As a Pain and Injury Management Physician, Dr. Verma utilizes various imaging studies, detailed physical examinations, and ultrasound guided procedures to accurately diagnose and treat pain and injuries.  Dr. Verma’s focus is to provide comprehensive care to his patients in order to identify and manage the root cause of pain.  This includes a combination of medications, injections, physiotherapy, along with multi-disciplinary support from psychologists, chiropractors, and medical specialists.

Dr. Ali Akef – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Akef has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Lawrence Luftspring – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Luftspring is a Senior Pain Consultant with years of experience in focused pain practice.

Dr. Steve Blitzer – MD

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Blitzer is a Senior Pain Consultant with years of experience in focused pain practice.

Dr. Aly Lakhani – MD, D.A.B.I.M., F.R.C.P.C

SPECIALIST OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Lakhani is an attending staff physician at Toronto General Hospital with teaching and practice privileges. He combines the knowledge of Internal Medicine and Pain Medicine for comprehensive patient care. He has training in Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. S. Lakhani – MD, D.A.A.P.M

FOCUSED PRACTICE IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Lakhani has many years of experience in medical and interventional Chronic Pain Management.

Dr. Ali Mirza

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Mirza is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

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Dr. Marco Curcio

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Curcio is a 2008 graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

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