Dr. Kevin Rod – MD, CCFP, DAAPM, DCAPM

MEDICAL DIRECTOR
  • About Dr. Kevin Rod

    Dr. Kevin ROD is a certified Family Physician with focused practice in Chronic pain management. He is credentialed in Chronic pain by the Canadian and American Academies of Pain Management. He established Toronto Poly Clinic as a multidisciplinary pain management center in 2001. Today, Toronto Poly Clinic has expanded its spectrum of care from core Pain Management into Whole Health and Mind Body Medicine. Toronto Poly Clinic is active in areas of clinical work, research and medical education. Medical students, Residents and Fellows are trained in Toronto Poly Clinic in affiliation with their programs in University of Toronto.

    Dr. ROD is experienced in acting as Medical Investigator and consultant for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. He has provided comprehensive Insurance Medicine evaluations for many years. He uses this experience to direct the assessment activities in Toronto Poly Clinic. He is an active member of the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators and American Academy for Disability Evaluating Physicians.

    Dr. ROD has special interests in Patient Education, Mental Wellness and Mind Body Medicine. He strives to be a healer that guides patients on the path to recovery and elevated life. He has established the patient education platform: mypain.ca to provide patients with free guidance on healthy living and different self management skills. He is the author of the patient self-management work book: Mind Body Temple.

  • Affiliations

    • Course Contributor and Member of Harvard Medical School Post Graduate Association
    • Diplomate of American and Canadian Academy of Pain Management
    • Medical investigator and consultant for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
    • Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators
    • American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
    • Member of the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators
    • Member of the Medical Review Board for the Medical Disability Advisor Text Book
  • Key Publications

    • The impact of opioid tolerability on chronic pain management – a web based observational study chronicling the Canadian patient experience IASP 13th World Congress in Pain, Montreal August 2010
    • Current Patterns in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Management in Primary Care, 15th World Congress IASP Milan.
    • TPC Patient Self Management Guide.
  • Awards and Recognition

    • Part of a 2 year research project at Ryerson University on medical cannabis to combat cancerous tumours.

    • Dr. Rod received the Certificate of Recognition on behalf of the Prime Minister of Canada by the Honourable Jason Kenney Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism on May 24, 2013. The Honourable Jason Kenney Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism tweeted about this on his Twitter account:

    • Certificate of Recognition
    • UofT DFCM New Teacher’s Award. April 2013
    • Dr. Rod is the proud recipient of the Ontario College of Family Physicians 2008 Award of Excellence. In recognition of his work in Pain Management as a clinician and educator.
    • Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Asso.:
    • University of Toronto – DFCM Awards
    • University of Toronto – DFCM Faculty Recognition Event