ABOUT

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The office will be closed until 2020.
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I am a psychiatrist providing mental health care under OHIP to adults in downtown Toronto.
My professional registration details can be found here.

REFERRALS
A referral letter from a family doctor is not required.
A brief phone discussion is required before scheduling a first appointment.

WHAT TO EXPECT
The first appointment is a psychiatric assessment.
Services offered include psychotherapy, medication monitoring and referrals to other services.

OHIP & MISSED APPOINTMENTS
OHIP pays for visits provided you keep appointments and have a valid Ontario Health Card.
There is a charge for missing or cancelling appointments with less than 48 hours notice.

EXCLUSIONS
Assessments for legal or insurance problems are not done here.
Prescriptions for opiates, benzodiazepines and stimulants are not provided here.

CONFIDENTIALITY
Information discussed here is confidential unless you sign a consent for release of information.
Exceptions include situations where there is an immediate threat to physical safety or child welfare.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
Call 911 or go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital.
Crisis services are available at:
Toronto Distress Centres 416-408-4357
Gerstein Centre 416-929-5200
CAMH Emergency Department 416-535-8501