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Directory of Canadian Pain Clinics & Specialists


North American Chronic Pain Association of Canada Phone:(905)793-5230 Fax:(905)793-8781 Contact Us TOLL FREE: 1-800-616-PAIN (7246)

Alberta:


Dr. I. M. C. Clarke, Anaesthetist, Pain Specialist Associate Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia, full time private practice in Chronic Pain Management 400-609 14 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1 Phone: (403) 270 2276 Comment: Treats all types of chronic pain

Anthony M. Kaufmann, MD, MSc, FRCSC (Neurosurgeon) Calgary Cranial Nerve Disorder Treatment Centre (diagnostic assessment, medical management, microvascular decompression, surgical/glycerol rhizotomy) Foothills Medical Centre 12th Floor 1403-29th Street NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 2N9 Phone: (403) 670-4776 Fax: (403) 283-2270 email: anthony.kaufmann@crha-health.ab.ca Comment: offers Facial Neuralgia treatment.

University of Calgary Foothills Hospital Pain Relief Clinic, Calgary Behavioural Health Services Inc., Canmore General Hospital, Canmore

The Canmore Pain Clinic "Programs are offered by multi-disciplinary teams consisting of professionals from the disciplines of psychology, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy and vocational counselling. Massage therapy and an activity program are also offered to persons in our Residential Programs." See Information for Pain Clients Comment: Combined programs of Behavioural Management and various therapies.

Dr. Dan Vincent, Anaesthetist, Pain Specialist Pain Clinic at Collingwood Suite 319 Collingwood Professional Building 6650 - 177 Street Edmonton Alberta T5T 4J5 Phone: 403-481-2296

Edmonton Soft Tissue Pain Clinic, Edmonton

Groat Estates Pain Management Centre 10328 121 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5N 1K8 Phone: (780) 482 7967 Fax: (780) 488-6051 Associations: Cross Cancer Hospital, AHS, IHS, IASP Types of chronic pain treated: Musculoskeletal pain, TMD, Craniocervical pain Comment: "The clinic is presently staffed by a dentist, a chiropractor 2 physical therapists, and will soon have two physicians who are currently treating chronic pain patients." (11/23/00)

Gross Rehabilitation Centre Dr. E. Lyle Gross, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C) Specialist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Owner and Operator with a staff of 50) 208, 11010 - 101 Street Edmonton, AB T5H 4B9 Phone: (780)-429-4761 Toll Free 1-800-493-5446 Treats chronic (non - malignant) pain, chronic headaches and stress disorders and more. "Specific treatment plans are established which combine psychological intervention, an education component and physical conditioning." "The programs emphasize work hardening, work conditioning and chronic pain treatment."

Misericordia Pain Clinic Dr. Brian Knight MD, Pain Clinic Physician (Clinical Associate Professor, Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine) Associations: Capital Health Authority 3b2.32 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7 Phone: 780 930 5689 Fax: 780 930 5930 Types of chronic pain treated: all Treatment Offered: injection therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy, consultations, medication, nerve blocks, implantable devices

Myosymmetries International (Edmonton) Inc Professionals in muscle pain rehabilitation Dr. Horst H. Mueller, CPsych, Clinic Director & Senior Consulting Psychologist Suite 216 Denton Centre, 14925-111 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 2P6 Phone: (780) 483-8542 Fax (780) 483-8691 Myosymmetries is a privately-owned, nonmedical, multidisciplinary, pain treatment centre with a staff of psychologists, physical therapists and registered massage therapists and a physiatrist (MD) available for consultations. The centre specializes in the assessment and treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndromes, Chronic Soft Tissue Pain, Chronic Muscle Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related disability. Non-medical multidisciplinary. Combines psychology, massage therapy, and physical therapy. Specialized treatment modalities include multichannel sEMG-assisted neuromuscular retraining, various specialized myofascial triger point therapies, acupuncture, therapeutic deep tissue massage, EEG biofeedback and EEG-Driven Stimulation. Phone for more information.

Orofacial Pain Clinic, Department of Dentistry, University of Alberta Paul Major, Director, DDS, MSc, Diplomat ABOP Orofacial Pain Clinic, 4068 Dentistry/Pharmacy Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6G 2N8 Phone: (780) 492-2300 Fax: (780) 492-1624 Types of chronic pain treated: TMD, Headache, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Treatment Offered: differential diagnosis, oral appliance therapy, acupuncture therapy, physical therapy, education and lifestyle counseling, pharmacotherapy, biofeedback - relaxation therapy, trigger point and anesthetic block injections

University of Alberta Hospital Pain Clinic Dr. Brian Knight, Pain Clinic Physician (Clinical Associate Professor, Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine) Edmonton Alberta Booking: (780) 407-8638 Office: (780) 407-8861 Fax: (780) 407-3200 Types of chronic pain treated: all Treatment Offered: injection therapy, acupuncture, consultations, medication, nerve blocks, implantable devices

Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta Millard Rehabilitation Centre 7123-119 Street Edmonton, AB T6G-LV7

The Grail Institute Dustin T. Shannon-Brady, PhD #57, 51561 RR 224 Sherwood Park, Alberta T8C 1H5 Phone: (403) 922-5181 Fax: (403) 922-5181 E-mail: dshannonbrady@mail.compusmart.ab.ca Comment: Psychology services. "We provide individual and workshop formats for teaching people how to cope with chronic pain."

British Columbia:


Anesthesia and Pain Clinic, New Westminster IMS Injury Management Solutions Dr. Elizabeth Bannerman, Registered Psychologist and Rehabilitation Services Manager Dr. Graham Struthers, MD, CCFP Dr. Wayne Emery, Registered Psychologist Dr. Charlotte Copas, Registered Psychologist 120- 16555 Fraser Highway, Surrey, B.C. V3S 2X3 Phone: 604-951-8685 Fax: 604-951-1077 Types of chronic pain treated: nonmalignant, benign musculoskeletal, Treatment Offered: Cognitive Behavioral and Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program

Fraser Valley Injury and Pain Management Program Dr. John B. Armstrong M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director #3202 - 1238 Melville St. Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4N2 Phone: (604) 689-9102

Gunn Pain Clinic 828 Broadway St. W., Vancouver, B.C Phone: (604) 873-4866

Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain 5655 Cambie Street, Lower Floor, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V5Z 3A4 Phone: (604) 264-7867 Fax: (604) 264-7860 Comment: teaching institute also treats patients for chronic soft tissue pain with Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS).

Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, Vancouver

Shaughnessy Back Pain Clinic, Vancouver

St. Paul Hospital Pain Clinic, Vancouver

Thorson Pain Clinic 149 East 15th Ave North Vancouver, B.C. V2L 2P7 Director: Linda Thorson R.N.

Vancouver Hospital Pain Clinic, Vancouver

Capital Health Region Chronic Pain Clinic Royal Jubillee Hospital Memorial Pavillion Victoria, BC. Phone: 250-370-8543 Comment: services of two alternating Anaesthetists specializing in pain management

The Vancouver Pain Clinic "Programs are offered by multi-disciplinary teams consisting of professionals from the disciplines of psychology, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy and vocational counselling. Massage therapy and an activity program are also offered to persons in our Residential Programs." See Information for Pain Clients Comment: Combined programs of Behavioural Management and various therapies.

The Victoria Pain Clinic Residential Treatment Centre for Chronic Pain and Stress Comment: Combined programs of Behavioural Management and Alternative Therapies (Biofeedback, Acupuncture, Hydrotherapy etc).



Manitoba:


Pain Clinic, G5 Health Science Centre 700 William Avenue Winnepeg, MB, R3E 0Z3 Phone: (204) 787-3018

St. Boniface General Hospital Pain Clinic Winnipeg



New Brunswick:




Dr. Richard Dumais Anesthésiste Hôpital Docteur Georges L. Dumont Clinique de Douleur 330, rue Archibald Moncton N.B. E1C 2Z3 Phone: 506-862-4000

Dr. Gilbert R.C. Quartey, Neurosurgeon Pain Management Professional Arts Building 504-100 Arden Street Moncton N.B., E1C 4B7 Phone: (506) 857-5376

NewFoundland:


Chronic Pain Management Centre L.A. Miller Centre 100 Forest Road St. John's, Newfoundland AlA lE5 Phone: (709) 737-7051 Fax: (709) 737-7046

Dr. James F. Flynn Anaesthetist Health Sciences Centre Pain Clinic & Anaesthesia 300 Prince Philip Dr. St. John's, NF Phone: (709) 737-6540

Nova Scotia:


Aberdeen Hospital Pain Management Clinic, New Glasgow

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Pain Management Unit, Dickson Building Victoria General Site 1278 Tower Road Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2Y9 Phone: (902) 473-2700 Comment: Multi-disciplinary centre. Physician referral required

Québec:


Centre hospitalier régional de l'Outaouais, Hull, Québec

Clinique de Gestion de la Douleur Doctur Jean-Elzéar Gauthier, Anesthésiste-réanimateur, Coordonateur Médical Clinique de Gestion de la Douleur Cité de la Santé de Laval Cité de la Santé de Laval, 1755 Boul. René Laennec, Laval, Québec H7M 3L9 Téléphoner: 450-668-1010 poste 2952 Types de douleurs chroniques traitées: Musculosquelletiques, neuropathiques, cancéreuses, dystrophies réflexes Types de Traitment/Thérapie offerte: Infiltrations, support pharmacologique, support psychologique, physiothérapie, ergothérapie

Dr. Gilles Gendron Anesthésiste, Clinique de douleur Hôtel Dieu de Lévis 143 Rue Wolfe Lévis, Québec Phone: 418-835-7121

Dr. Aline Boulanger, Anaesthetist, Director Pain Management Clinic Hôtel Dieu de Montreal 3840 rue Saint-Urbain Montréal Québec Phone: 514-843-2611

The Chronic Pain Management Center Isabel Perera, Co-ordinator Jewish General Hospital Sir Mortimer B. Unit 3755 Ch. de la Cote Ste. Catherine Montreal, Quebec H3T lE2 Phone: (514) 340-8253 ext. 4795 Comment: multi-disciplinary approach, provides treatment for chronic non-malignant pain syndromes

Clinique de la douleur Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont 5415, boulevard de l’Assomption Montréal Québec H1T 2M4 Phone: 514-252-3400

Dr. Jules Hardy, M.D. (Neurosurgeon) Neurochirurgien, Hopital Notre-Dame 1560, rue Sherbrooke Est Montreal, QC, H2L 4M1 Phone: (514) 526-0419 Comment: provides facial neuralgia treatment.

Constance Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre 7005 de Maisonneuve West Montreal, Québec Phone: 514-487-1770

Dr. Raymond Hudon Anesthésiste Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Clinique de Douleur 5400 Boulevard Gouin Ouest Montréal Québec H4J 1C5 Phone: 514-338-2140

McGill-Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre Dr Anneli Vainio, Director Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, D 10.137. Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4 Phone:(514) 934-8222 Comment: All types of chronic nonmalignant pain treated. Multidisciplinary Pain Program offers treatments of Pharmacological, Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy, Relaxation, Life-style counseling, Physiotherapy, and Nerve Blocks.

"There have been fundamental changes in the organization of the Pain Clinics of the McGill University Hospital Health Centre. As a result of the Clinical Integration of Pain Management at the MUHC, the Pain Clinic of Royal Victoria Hospital is closed and all chtronic pain is treated at the McGill- Montreal General Hospital Pain Centre."(10/01/99)

"The McGill-MGH Pain Centre offers a multidisciplinary program which integrates medical and psychological approach and is consolidated by physiotherapy. The teaching program contains weekly Pain Rounds and a yearly Pain Day, formal courses for different professional groups and academic levels at McGill University. We combine clinical teaching with update basic physiology and neuropharmacology, provided by top-level basic scientists. The clinical research includes RTCs on pharmacological and nonpharmacological pain therapies, alternative therapies and also epidemiological research."

Montreal Pain Clinic/Centre de Traitement de la Douleur de Montreal Richard Catchlove, Director and President Associate Professor, McGill University, Snr. Anesthesiologist, Royal Victoria Hospital Dr. R. Finlayson, Vice-President Asst. Professor, McGill University, Anesthesiologist, Montreal General Hospital 1538 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, H3G 1L5 Phone: 514 846-1430 Fax: 514 846-9829 Types of chronic pain treated: All types of Chronic Pain(see Web site) Treatment Offered: Comprehensive, integrated, multimodal(see Web site) Note: located in the Royal Victoria hospital with offices downtown, this pain clinic was established in 1974. It operates five days per week. The waiting list is about three months and often much less, depending on the case. See website for details.

Dr. Pedro Molina-Negro, Neurologue Dr. Gilbert A. Blaise, Anesthésiste Clinique de Douleur Hôpital Notre Dame 1560 rue Sherbrooke est Montréal Québec, H2L 4M1 Phone: 514-876-6749

Dr. Guy Remillard, M.D. (Neurologist) Neurologue 10720 Rue Tanguay Montreal, Québec, H3L 3H2 Phone: (514) 337-8310 Comment: provides facial neuralgia treatment.

Dr. Joseph Stratford, Neurosurgeon Montréal General Hospital Pain Clinic 1650 Cedar Avenue Montréal Québec H3G 1A4 Phone: 514-934-8063

St-Luc Hospital Pain Management Unit, 1058 St. Denis Montreal, Québec Phone: 514-281-2121

Dr. Jean Montreuil Anesthésiste Hôpital St-Francois d’Assise Clinique de Douleur 10 de l’Espinay Québec Québec G1L 3L5 Phone: 418-525-4410

Dr. Christian Cloutier, Neurochirurgien, Clinique de Douleur Service de Neurochirurgie 3001, 12ième Avenue Nord Sherbrooke Québec J1H 5N4 Phone: 819-563-5555

Le Centre Hospitalier De L'Universite Laval, Clinique De la Douleur Dr. Rene Truchon 2705 Boulevard Laurier Ste-Foy, Québec G1V 4G2 Dr. Rene Truchon, Anesthésiste Le Centre Hospitalier de l’Universite Laval

Clinique de Douleur 2705, boulevard Laurier Ste-Foy Québec G1V 4G2 Phone:418-656-4141

Dr. Gilles Laperrière, Anesthésiste, Clinique de Douleur Centre Hospitalier St-Joseph 731, rue Sainte-Julie Trois-Rivières, Québec Phone: 819-379-8112

Saskatchewan:


Dr. Hang C. Ha, Anaesthetist, Pain Clinic St. Paul’s (Grey Nuns) Hospital 1702 20th Street West Saskatoon SK S7M 0Z9 Phone: 306-664-5240

St. Paul Hospital Pain Management Clinic, Saskatoon

South Saskatchewan Pain Management and Research Unit Dr. K. Kumar, Neurosurgeon, Director Regina, Saskatchewan Web site: South Saskatchewan Pain Management and Research Unit

Ontario :


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Pain Clinic St. Joseph's Hospital 99 Wayne Gretsky Parkway Brantford, Ontario N3S 6T6 Phone: (519) 759-2213

Carpel Tunnel Clinic c/o Dufferin Steeles Chiropractic Health Centre 1520 Steeles Ave. W., Suite 102 Concord, ON, L4K 3B9 Dr. Brian A. Kleinberg Phone: (905) 738-6303

C. Peter Watson, M.D. FRCP(C) 89 Humber College Blvd, Suite 104 Etobicoke, Ontario M9V 1B8 Phone 416-239-3494 Fax 416-239-6465 Comment: Treats facial neuralgia.

Dr. William S. Blair Chedoke-McMaster Hospital P.O. Box 2000, Stn Lcd 1 Hamilton ON., L8N 3Z5 Phone: 905-521-2100

Chronic Pain Management Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation Brian Kirsh, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, Medical Director P.O. Box 2000 Hamilton ON., L8N 3Z5 Phone: 1-905-521-7931 or 1-888-chedoke Web Site: Chedoke Rehab Services Chronic Pain Management 09/30/00

The Hamilton Pain Management Center 240 James Street South, Hamilton Phone: (905) 572-PAIN or (905) 522 1155 ext 3853 Types of chronic pain treated: All Types Treatment Offered: Multidisciplinary comprehensive Assessment "The Hamilton Pain Management Center is a multidisciplinary centre offering comprehensive assessment. It is run by Dr. Larry Kahn, an Anesthesiologist with Pain Fellowship training (FFPMANZCA, Australia) in Interventional Pain Therapies such as Radiofrequency Facet Joint denervation, Spinal Cord Stimulation and Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems. The Pain team is made up of a Pain Specialist, a Psychiatrist and a Rehabilitation Physician."

Dr David T Harvey - Chief of Rehab Services Henderson Hospital 711 Concession St. Hamilton, Ontario L8V 1C3 Phone: (905) 574-8515 Comment: Treats RSDS

Dr. James McChesney Anaesthetist, Pain Management St. Joseph’s Hospital 50 Charlton Ave. Est Hamilton ON., L8N 4A6 Phone: 905-522-4941

McMaster Pain Clinic HHSC - McMaster 4V Pain Clinic Dr James B Forrest, MD, FRCPC, FRCA, FRCP(Edin), Director MUMC 4V Pain Clinic and GI Pain Clinic address: McMaster University Medical Centre, HSC 4V1, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario Canda L8N 3Z5 Phone: (905) 521-2100 ext# 75252 Fax: (905) 523-1224 Types of chronic pain treated: All Types - specialising in musculoskeletal and visceral pain Treatment Offered: All types Note: "This Pain Clinic was established in 1974 at McMaster University Medical Centre by Dr. J Forrest, founding member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The primary focus today is the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and visceral pain. The Clinic is affiliated with the Rheumatology Program and the Intestinal Diseases Unit based at the McMaster Campus." 09/30/00
Dr. Kari G. Smedstad, Anaesthetist McMaster University Medical Centre P.O. Box 2000, Stn Lcd1 Hamilton ON., L8N 3Z5 Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 5175

Dr. Ian Oliver - Family Medicine 99 Kakulu Road Kanata, Ontario Comment: Treats RSDS

Dr. Francesco J. Espinosa Neurosurgeon Kingston General Hospital Douglas 3, Dept. of Surgery 76 Stuart Street Kingston ON., K7L 2V7 Phone: 613-544-7421

Dr. C. Johnson, Dr. G. Pari, Dr. M. Overington Physiatrist, Neurologist, Family Physician. Hospital Associations: Hotel Dieu & Kingston General Hospital 797 Princess St., Suite 312, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1G1 Types of chronic pain treated: Neck, Hands, Back Treatment Offered: TENS, consultations, medications.

Chronic Pain Clinic / Wellness Centre St Mary's Hospital 911 Queen's Blvd. Kitchener, ON, N2M 1B2 Phone: 519-749 6787 Comment: offers multi-disciplinary pain programme. Note, private. Optimum Health Resources

Dr. David Rainham, M.D., C.C.F.P., Medical advisor 900 King St. West, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1G5 Fax: (519) 744-1197 Phone: 1-800-771-5776 Optimum Health Resources treats patients suffering from Back Pain, RSI, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Trauma Injuries and general conditions. Optimum Health Resources offers Micro Current and Accu-T.E.N.S. treatments as well as selling the equipment. Dr. Rainham teaches relaxation techniques and provides counselling regarding coping with Chronic Pain. He will also refer patients to other specialists and pain treatment programs as required. The resource centre and services are available to anyone, no referrals required however a doctor prescription or letter will be required for health plan reimbursements on product/service purchases. Treatments, counselling and products are not covered by OHIP.

Child Health Research Institute London

The Downtown Clinic Physiotherapy and Health Counselling 362 Oxford St. E. London, ON, N6A l7 Phone: (519) 434-2795 Fax: (519) 434-8661 comment: physiotherapy clinic with a multi-disciplinary staff and special interest in chronic pain management. Uses tens, codetron and synaptic-2000

London Pain Management Centre Dr.Varkey, Anaesthetist 240 Wharncliffe Road North, Suite L101, London, Ontario, N6H 4P2 Phone: (519) 434-1449 Fax: (519) 434-8274 Types of chronic pain treated: Chronic neck and low back pain, Post herpetic Neuralgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Musculo-ligamental Pain Treatment Offered: nerve blocks, intravenous therapy and trigger spot injections Note: Appointments by Physician referral only. Covered by OHIP. Clinic Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs 10AM-5PM. Cinic is located in the Pellark Building, on the Southwest corner of the Oxford/Wharncliffe intersection, just beside the Toronto Dominion Bank.

St. Joseph's Health Centre Chronic Pain Unit London

Pain Clinic Victoria Hospital Corporation Departent of Neurology 375 South Street, P.O. Box 5375 London ON., N6A 4G5

Dr. Andrew Parrent Neurosurgeon University Hospital Department of Neurosciences, 10L Y1 339 Windermere Road London ON N6A 5A5 Phone: 519-663-3707

Dr. Valerie N. Schulz, Anaesthetist Victoria Hospital Corporation P.O. Box 5375 Station Ctr CSC London ON., N6A 4G5

Dr. Dwight E. Moulin, Neurologist Victoria Hospital Corporation Department of Neurology 375 South Street, P.O. Box 5375 London ON., N6A 4G5 Phone: 519-667-6643

Dr. Robert W. Teasell Physical Medicine & Rehab London Health Sciences Centre P.O. Box 5339, Station Ctr London ON., N6A 5A5 Phone: 519-663-3235

University Hospital Pain Clinic Department of Neurosciences 10L Y1 Dr. Andrew Parrent 339 Windermere Road London, ON N6A 5A5

University of Western Ontario Facial Pain Clinic London

Canadian Centre for Integrative Medicine Dr. Gordon Ko, M.D., Director David Shulman, M.D., C.C.F.P., Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management 5954 Highway Number 7 East, Markham, ON L3P 1A2 Phone: (905) 471-9355 "The Canadian Centre for Integrative Medicine offers a complete pain assessment and treatment service. We include specialists in Neurology, Rheumatology, Physiatry (rehabilitation medicine), Anesthesiology, Psychology and Family Medicine. We have on-site physiotherapy, naturopathy, acupuncture, surface EMG biofeedback and prolotherapy services. The Centre also offers nerve blocks including sympathetic blocks for Complex Regional Pain Syndromes, epidural injections, occipital nerve blocks and fluoroscopically-guided facet {Z-joint) nerve blocks in the neck and low back. We work closely with the family doctors to ensure co-ordination of services. Most services are covered by provincial health insurance plans. Nerve blocks are performed at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital and the Ajax and Pickering Health Center (site of the Rouge Valley Health System)

These hospitals provide complete outpatient services for chronic pain patients and are outstanding in their commitment to chronic pain patients." Types of chronic pain treated: Low back pain, whiplash, headache, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD), and other chronic pain conditions.

Health Recovery Clinic Dr. David Corey, PhD Psychology, Director 9255 Woodbine Ave. Unit #4 Markham Ontario, L6C 1Y9 Phone: 905-887-4722 Fax: 905-855-2825 Ontario's first private Multi-Disciplinary facility specializing in the treatment of pain. Health Recovery Clinics specialize in pain management using a multidisciplinary approach including biofeedback, Surface EMG (sEMG), and cognitive behavioural therapy. Individualized assessment and treatment services include the expertise of the following clinicians: Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Kinesiologists, Biofeedback Therapists, Psychologists, Behavioural Therapists, Physicians and Medical Specialists. Types of chronic pain treated: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Tension & Migraine Headaches, Repetitive Strain Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, TMJD. Treatment Offered: Massage Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychological Counseling, Behavioural Modification, Biofeedback and Exercise. Treatment Offered: Interdisciplinary Pain Management

Dr. Graham R. Vanderlinden, Neurosurgeon 89 The Queensway West, Suite 220 Mississauga ON., L5B 2V2 Phone: 905-896-9339

Credit Valley Counselling Services Victor A. Ali, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc., Psychological Associate Credit Valley Counselling Services, Medical Arts Center, 2000 Credit Valley Rd., Suite #308, Mississauga, L5M 4N4. phone: (905) 339-6946 Types of chronic pain treated: Non-malignant pain Treatment Offered: Psychotherapy, Education, Relaxation/Biofeedback

Health Recovery Clinic Dr. David Corey, PhD Psychology, President 2155 Leanne Boulevard, Unit 118, Mississauga, Ontario L5K 2K8 Phone: (905) 855-1807 Ontario's first private Multi-Disciplinary facility specializing in the treatment of pain. Individualized assessment and treatment services include the expertise of the following clinicians: Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Kinesiologists, Biofeedback Therapists, Psychologists, Behavioural Therapists, Physicians and Medical Specialists. Types of chronic pain treated: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Tension & Migraine Headaches, Repetitive Strain Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, TMJD. Treatment Offered: (Interdisciplinary Pain Management) Massage Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychological Counseling, Behavioural Modification, Biofeedback and Exercise.

ISIS Health Sciences Square One Centre Square One Mall 33 City Center Drive, Suite 142 Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N5 Phone: 905-273-9189 Comments: Provides a new non-surgical and non-invasive medical engineered disc treatment called the ISIS Disc Program for the treatment of back pain due to herniated discs, degenerated discs, sciatica and posterior facet syndrome. 'Initially you need an assessment by your physician or specialist, or alternatively the clinic can refer you to a physician who is familiar with the treatment.' Note, private clinic.

Dr. Joseph Park Credit Valley Hospital Mississauga, Ontario Phone: (905) 813-2200 Treats Acute, chronic & cancer pain

Dr. Margaret Farncombe Palliative Care and Symptoms Management 1455 Woodroffe Ave. Nepean, Ontario Comment: Treats RSDS

North Bay Pain Management Center, Dr. Bodley Anesthesiologist 5 West, North Bay General Hospital 720 McLaren St. North Bay, Ontario P1B 3L9 Phone: (705) 474-8600

Doctors & Pharmacy Clinic Contact: Howard Wu, M.D 2175 Sheppard Ave. E., Ste. 222 Willowdale, Ontario M2J 1W8 Phone: 416-490-0499, Fax: 416-490-9870 Team of doctors and health care providers offering medical assessments and treatment services. Their mission is to form a strong network within the community and provide comprehensive specialty services for clients: -With chronic pain and chronic headache -Diagnosed with cancer and receptive to proactive symptom control and pain management -With eligibility for the methadone maintenace program -With concerns of addiction and dependency (opiates, alcohol, cigarettes, and illicit drugs) Specialists in chronic pain, addiction, smoking cessation, rehabilitation (physiatrist, PT, OT), anaesthesia, acupuncture, palliative care, home care coordination, and there is an in house pharmacy.

ISIS Health Sciences North York Centre North York Medical Arts Building 1333 Sheppard Avanue East, Suite 347 North York, Ontario M2J 1V1 Phone: (416) 494-9711 Comments: Provides a new non-surgical and non-invasive medical engineered disc treatment called the ISIS Disc Program for the treatment of back pain due to herniated discs, degenerated discs, sciatica and posterior facet syndrome. 'Initially you need an assessment by your physician or specialist, or alternatively the clinic can refer you to a physician who is familiar with the treatment.' Note, private clinic.

The Pain Institute TPI Inc. 5255 Yonge Street, Suite 200 North York, Ontario M2N 6P4 (416) 221-9262 Comment: Dr. Howard Jacobs specializes in the treatment of chronic pain. He has a strong interest in educating the public and medical profession in the area of chronic pain. Dr. Brian Alpert has a special interest in chronic pain management of back and neck pain.

Dr. Edward J. Sheffman, Anesthesiologist Medical Director, North York Pain Clinic 87 Shepphard Ave West Willowdale, ON., M2N 1M4 Phone: 416-224-1565

Dr. Michael W. Moore, Anaesthetist Pain & Headache Managment B2-1235 Trafalgar Road Oakville ON., L6H 3P1 Phone: 905-842-7051

Pain Clinic Oshawa General Hospital 24 Alma Street Oshawa ON., L1G 2B9 Phone: 905-576-8711

Dr. Barber - Vascular Surgeon Ottawa Civic Hospital Ottawa, Ontario Comment: Treats RSDS

Dr. Elaine Clark, Psychologist 2571 Carling Avenue, Suite 201, Ottawa, Ont., K2B 7H7 Phone: (613) 828-4457 e-mail: e-jclark@cyberus.ca Comment: offers treatment for chronic pain patients.

Chronic Pain Management Unit 4th Floor, Ottawa General Hospital 501 Smyth Road Ottawa ON., K1H 8L6 Comment: The Ottawa General Hosptial's Chronic Pain program offers the care of a "core team with a multidisciplinary consultant team in a major university hospital."

Dr. Erik Petersen, Phd.,C.Psych. Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Service

The Rehabilitation Centre 505 Smyth Road Ottawa ON, K1H 8M2 Phone: 613-737-7350 ext.5562

Pain Clinic Ottawa Civic Hospital 1053 Carling Avenue Ottawa ON., K1Y 4E9

Reesor Pigeon - Clinical Services Dr. Ken Reesor, Psychologist/Clinic Director 150 Isabella St., Suite 220, Ottawa, Ont., K1S 1V7 Phone: (613) 230 0250 Treats patients with all types of chronic pain. "We are connected with a variety of multidisciplinary services for chronic pain patients in Eastern Ontario and endeavor to work in a coordinated team fashion with other professionals in providing comprehensive services for people with chronic pain. We are a registered service provider with WSIB and ODSP. Some of our multidisciplinary work is assessment focused and some is treatment/rehabilitation focused. As part of our services we provide a range of consultation services to both patients and their families and other health related professionals."

Pain Management Clinic Dr. Brian Metcalfe, Anaesthesiologist, Co-ordinator Chronic Pain Program Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Rogers St. Site, 384 Rogers St, Peterborough, ON K9H 7B6 Phone: (705) 740 8321 Fax: (705) 740 8167 Patients are accepted only by referral from family physician or specialist. An appropriate history and reports of relevant investigations is requested at the time of referral. Types of chronic pain treated: Back pain, RSD,headaches, chronic pain syndromes Treatment Offered: Nerve blocks, epidural and joint injections, medication management.

Dr. James E.L. Owen Anaesthetist The Group Health Centre (Pain Clinic) 240 McNabb St. Sault Ste. Marie ON., P6B 1Y5 Phone: (705) 759-5651

Dr. Brian A. Shamess 107 -974 Queen Street E. Sault Ste. Marie ON., P6A 2C5 Phone: 705-759-2393

Dr. George Doig, Anaesthetist The Ridgeway Clinic 1001 Ridgeway Street Thunder Bay, ON., P7E 5H8 Phone: 807-343-7123 Click here for Toronto

Dr. Cheryl Gibson, Psychologist R.R. # 4, Warkworth, ON., K0K 3K0 Phone 705-924-2598 Fax 705-924-3429 email cgibson@redden.on.ca "I am a Registered Psychologist who provides an outpatient programme for pain management using local resources. Working with the Family Doctor, a Psychologist, a Physiotherapist, Massage Therapist, Occupational Therapist, etc. the patient is provided with a full programme of pain management based on their individual needs. A fundamental property of the programme is respect for the patient."

Dr. Srinivasa C. Chakravarthi, Neurosurgeon Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital 1030 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 327 Windsor, ON., N9A 1E1 Phone: (519) 973-4408

Dr.Hasmukh G. Patel, Anesthesiologist Windsor Regional Hospital 1995 Lens Avenue Windsor, Ontario, N8W 1L9 Phone: (519) 254-5577 ext. 52201

TORONTO:


Cranial Facial Pain Unit - see Wasser Pain Management Centre Mount Sinai Hospital

Diagnostic Nerve Block and Pain Control Clinic Gil Faclier, M.D., FRCPC, Director of Pain Program Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centre 2075 Bayview Ave. Pain Clinic MG630 Toronto Ont. M4N-3M5 Phone: 416-480-4771, Fax: 416 480-4772 Treatment offered: Diagnostic Nerve Block, Pain Control, Massage therapy, Acupuncture Note: "We are not a Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic. Our focus is mainly interventional spine treatment (cervical and thoracolumbar)."

Eleanor Smyth Pain Clinic Toronto General Hospital 200 Elizabeth Street Toronto, ON., M5G 2C4 Phone: 416-340-3896

Dr. Vincent Chan, Anaesthetist, Pain Clinic Toronto Hospital, Western Division Department of Anaesthesia 399 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8

Dr. Susan L. Haley, Anaesthetist Mount Sinai Hospital Pain Clinic 600 University Avenue Toronto, ON., M5G 1X5 Phone: 416-596-4200

ISIS Health Sciences Corporate Office Isis Health Sciences 207 Queens Quay West, Suite 895 Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1A7 Phone: (416) 203-9990 Fax: (416) 203-9989 St George Centre St. George Medical Arts Building 170 St. George Street Suite 333 Toronto, Ontario M5R 2N5 Phone: (416) 920-4760 Comments: Provides a new non-surgical and non-invasive medical engineered disc treatment called the ISIS Disc Program for the treatment of back pain due to herniated discs, degenerated discs, sciatica and posterior facet syndrome. Several locations including one in Mississauga and North York. 'Initially you need an assessment by your physician or specialist, or alternatively the clinic can refer you to a physician who is familiar with the treatment.' Note, private clinic.

Dr. Jan Kryspin, MD Physician in Pain Management Pain Clinic 5 Park Home Ave., Suite 620 North York, ON., M2N 6L4 Phone: (416) 221-2118 Comments: treats patients with Fibromylagia, Complex Regional Pain, Somatoform Pain Disorder Treatment Offered: biofeedback, counselling, physical therapy, sympathetic nerve blocks, laser acupuncture, low frequency magnetic stimulators, TENS, synaptic 2000 electro-analgesia, cognitive behaviour modification, music therapy

Dr. Peter T. Leung St. Michael's Anaesthesia & Pain Management Clinic St. Michael’s Hospital 30 Bond Street Toronto, ON., M5B 1W8 Phone: (416) 864-5071 Fax: (416) 864-6014 Physican referral by fax, letter must include Patient's Healthcard number, address, phone number, DOB, and other pertinant information. Additional medical reports are helpful.

Dr. Andres Lozano, Neurosurgeon Toronto Hospital, Western Division 2nd Floor, McLaughlin Pavilion, Room 433 399 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8 Phone: 416-603-6200 Comment: treats facial neuraligia and other pain conditions

Dr. Angela Mailis, Physiatrist, Director, Comprehensive Pain Programme The Toronto Hospital, Western Division 399 Bathurst St. 4 B Fell Pavilion Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8 Phone: 416-603-5380

The Pain and Chemical Dependency Clinic, ARF Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Douglas Gourlay MD, FRCPC Anesthesiology, Director CAMH, ARF Division, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON. M5S 2S1 Phone: (416) 535-8501 ext 6019 "The Pain and Chemical Dependency clinic offers comprehensive assessment and treatment on a referral basis for those suffering from pain problems in the face of suspected or known addiction. Clinic Director is Douglas Gourlay, MD, FRCPC, ASAM who is certified both in Anesthesiology with the Royal College and in Addiction Medicine with the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The clinic operates on a referral basis from both family practitioners and specialists alike." Treatment Offered: injection therapy, Methadone. "We are not using alternative opioid agonists (ie. other than Methadone) in the management of both pain and opioid dependency." Note: "Medically assisted detoxification can now be arranged through the Donwood Division of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health."

Ontario Hypnosis Centre Clinic offers hypnotherapy treatment to clients with doctor's letter of referral. Courses offered to health care professionals and hypnotists in hypnosis and pain management. Two Locations in Toronto Phone: 416-489 0333 Comment: Medical Hypnosis may be used as an adjunct to conventional medical treatment for the treatment of chronic pain.

Rothbart Pain Management Clinic Dr. Peter Rothbart, Anaesthetist, Director 16 York Mills Road Toronto, ON Comments:"Treats patients who have headaches, neckaches and backaches".

Dr. David J. Shumka, Anaesthetist, Pain Clinic Toronto Hospital, Western Division 399 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8

Dr. Ronald R. Tasker, Neurosurgeon (Pain Specialist) Toronto Hospital, Western Division 2nd Floor, McLaughlin Pavilion, Room 431 399 Bathurst Street Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8 416-603-5771 Note: offers Facial Neuralgia treatment.

The Toronto Western Hospital Pain Management Clinic Eidemara Fadini Tavares, Psychologist, Program Coordinator 399 Bathurst St Fell Pavilion, B - 104 Toronto, ON., M5T 2S8 Phone: (416) 603-5518 Fax: (416) 603-5210 Comment: treats low back pain, head, neck and hand pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and other related muscular-skeletal chronic pain (not malignant pain, eg cancer). The Clinic provides a 12 week long programme, consisting of 24 sessions and is offered in both English and Portugese. Programme treatment is mainly cognitive behavioural based, including biofeedback. (i.e. teaching thinking and coping skills to patients to diminish chronic pain, so they may function better in their daily lives) Multi-disciplinary services are offered with a consulting staff consisting of a Psychologist, Behavioural Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dietician, Pharmacist, and Social Workers. Physician referral required. Programme covered by OHIP.

Wasser Pain Management Centre Dr. Allan Gordon, Neurologist, Director Mount Sinai Hospital 600 University Ave Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 Phone: (416) 586-5997 Fax: 586-5067 Comment: multidisciplinary. Note, treats facial pain and other types of chronic pain. Physician referral, call for details of referral.

North American Chronic Pain Association of Canada Last Updated: 09/20/00 Copyright © 1999 NACPAC