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March 22, 2016

Please be advised that both contact centers for Ottawa and Toronto will be closed this Friday March 25, 2016 for the Good Friday holiday.  We will reopen on Saturday, March 26 at 10:00am and will be open on Easter Monday, March 28 at 8:00am.

Some clinics are open this holiday weekend! Please check our Wait Timer at left for the current day's clinic hours, locations open, and doctors on duty.

Have a "hoppy" holiday!

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February 2, 2016

The following physicians are NOW accepting new patients:

  • Dr. Aakriti Chawla (140 The Esplanade, Toronto)
  • Dr. Vishal Modi (1750 The Queensway, Etobicoke)
  • Dr. Gopy Arumugam (1450 O'Connor Drive, East York)
  • Dr. Patrick Glasgow (1 Eva Rd., Etobicoke) 
  • Dr. Vaneet Rai (4062 Confederation Pkwy, Mississauga)

The following physicians are still currently accepting new patients:

  • Dr. Gerald Fung (1450 O'Connor Drive, East York)
  • Dr. Sahir Shivji (2077 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Toronto)
  • Dr. Martin Pinto (545 Steeles Avenue West, Brampton)
  • Dr. Sheeja Mathai (390 Steeles Avenue West, Thornhill)
  • Dr. Shayamala Thinakaran (2025 Midland, Scarborough)
  • Dr. Pamela Punungwe (9625 Yonge St., Richmond Hill)
  • Dr. Gnanaraj Shanmugarajah (Raja) (2025 Midland, Scarborough)
  • Dr. Deepen Patel (1 Eva Rd., Etobicoke) 

 Please click here for Current Wait Times and Locations.

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January 9, 2016

Appletree Medical Group is sponsoring a welcome dinner for Syrian Refugees on Sunday January 10, 2016. 

  • We want to thank our friends at Galito's Flame Grilled Chicken located at 731 Central Parkway for donating dinner for the several hundred refugees expected to attend.

    Also, thank you to our family doctor: Dr. Nabi, who has kindly offered to accept up to 200  refugees as patients at his Appletree located at Hurontario and Fairview Drive in  Mississauga. 

    The dinner will take place at the TARIC Islamic Centre. All are welcome.

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    December 14, 2015

    Contact Centre Holiday Hours - 647-722-2370

    December 24 - 7:30am - 3pm
    December 25 - Closed
    December 26 - Closed
    December 27 - Regular hours (10am - 2pm)
    December 28 - Closed
    December 29 - Regular hours (7:30am - 8pm)
    December 30 - Regular hours (7:30am - 8pm)
    December 31 - 7:30am - 3pm
    January 1      - Closed

    Some Appletree clinics are open!  To see which clinics are open, which doctors are on duty and the approximate wait time, please click Wait Times and Locations at left.  The Contact Centre will re-open again as usual on January 2, 2016. 

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    November 26, 2015

    Over 50? Don't forget to get your Shingles Vaccine!

     Last year alone, our Appletree family doctors treated over 2,000 patients for Shingles! This is a common, painful condition that in people over 50 can lead to chronic debilitating pain. The vaccine that can prevent it is a safe and effective single dose option that is now recommended for all adults over 50, with few exceptions

    To update your vaccines check the current wait time online at http://www.appletreetoronto.com/locations.php and visit any Appletree Medical Centre location during open office/walk in hours at your convenience.

    If you would like to book an appointment and determine your insurance coverage for specific vaccines prior to being vaccinated please call our coverage line 1-877-925-8993 between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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    November 24, 2015

    We are pleased to annouce that Dr. Sophie Jamal has joined Appletree Medical Group!

    Dr. Jamal is an endocrinologist who specializes in the care and treatment of osteoporosis and other bone diseases. Specifically, she has over 15 years of clinical experience taking care of patients with primary and secondary osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, vitamin D deficiency, and bone disease in the setting of kidney disease. She is an expert at reporting and interpreting bone mineral density tests. As well, she gives talks nationally and internationally about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

    Dr. Jamal is available to see patients at: 2077 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (Etobicoke), 4062 Confederation Pkwy (Mississauga) and 1450 O'Connor Dr. (East York)

    Patients who could be referred include:

    1. Men and women over 65 with a bone mineral density test - regardless of the result these patients will be counselled on the prevention and or treatment of osteoporosis.

    2. Men and women who have had a fracture after age 40.

    3. Patients with vitamin D deficiency.

    Please speak to your family physician about a referral to Dr. Jamal at the centre nearest you.

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    August 17, 2015

    Great News! Appletree Medical Group welcomes Dr.Tiao Kattygnarath, Gynecology and Fertility Specialist.

    Dr. Kattygnarath earned his Medical Doctor (MD) degree in 1997 at the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (France), and completed his Obstetrics & Gynecology residency followed by a two-year Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. He also holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Human Reproduction (laboratory technology, andrology, embryology, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and screening) from the famous Valencia Infertility Institute (IVI). He is also certified in Biostatistics from the University of California, San Diego.

     

    Dr. Kattygnarath is a Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada and holds the Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (USA). He serves as a Fertility expert for the College of Physicians of Quebec and is a member of American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS).

     

    Dr. Kattygnarath has more than 10 years experience in Fertility treatments and Gynecology and is the author of The Handbook of Assisted Reproductive Technology and Infertility.  He is fluent in English, French and Thai.

     

    Dr. Kattygnarath is available at 2025 Midland (Scarborough), 900 Albion Rd (N. Etobicoke) and 140 The Esplanade (downtown) to see OHIP patients for the following: 

    ·          Annual health evaluation 

    ·          Pap smear, Cervical cancer screening

    ·          Fertility Contraception management

    ·          IUD insertion/removal

    ·          Endometrial biopsy 

    ·          Menopause management

    ·          Abnormal uterine bleeding

    ·          Fibroids/polyps

    ·          Menstruation dysfunction/amenorrhea

    ·          Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

    ·          Genital prolapsed/urinary incontinence

    ·          Ovarian cyst/tumour

    ·          Infection/STDs

    ·          Pelvic pain/endometriosis/dysmenorrhea

    ·          Genital malformation

    ·          Vulvar/vaginal cyst/tumour

    Call 647.722.2370 to book your consultation with Dr. Kattygnarath, or ask your doctor for a referral (fax referrals to 416.367.4301).

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    June 30, 2015

    This July 1 our Central Booking centre will be closed. We will be operating at regular hours on July 2.

    Some Appletree clinics will be open!  To see which clinics are open, which doctors are on duty and the approximate wait time, please click here for Current Wait Times and Locations.

    Happy Canada Day!

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    June 24, 2015

    The following physicians are NOW accepting new patients:

    • Dr. Sahir Shivji (2077 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Toronto)

    The following physicians are still currently accepting new patients:

    • Dr. Martin Pinto (545 Steeles Avenue West, Brampton)
    • Dr. Sheeja Mathai (390 Steeles Avenue West, Thornhill)
    • Dr. Gerald Fung (1450 O'Connor Drive, East York)
    • Dr. Shayamala Thinakaran (2025 Midland, Scarborough)
    • Dr. Pamela Punungwe (9625 Yonge St., Richmond Hill)
    • Dr. Gnanaraj Shanmugarajah (Raja) (2025 Midland, Scarborough)
    • Dr. Deepen Patel (1 Eva Rd., Etobicoke) 
    • Dr. Drago Malisic (900 Albion Rd., Etobicoke)
    • Dr. Nayyar Razvi (4062 Confederation Parkway, Mississauga)

     Please click here for Current Wait Times and Locations.

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    April 2, 2015

    This April 3 our Central Booking centre will be closed. We will be operating at regular hours on April 4, 5 and 6.

    Some Appletree clinics will be open!  To see which clinics are open, which doctors are on duty and the approximate wait time, please click here for Current Wait Times and Locations.

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    June 16, 2014

    Appletree Grows Again!

    Our newest Appletree Medical Centre, offering comprehensive care as part of the Appletree network, has just opened at 3603 Highway 7 East (at Warden and Highway 7) in Markham. To see wait times, updated every 15 minutes, and which doctors are on duty at the Appletree near you, check our Wait Timer, or by clicking the Current Wait Times and Locations button at left. If you are sick, no need to make an appointment - just come in!

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    May 12, 2014

    For your convenience, Appletree Central Booking is open:

    Monday to Thursday: 7:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

    The number is 647-722-2370.

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    May 10, 2014

    Congratulations to Dr. Susinder Singh Sidhu, who won a 42" flat-screen TV in the Appletree raffle at Primary Care Today this year!  Thank you to everyone who came by our booth and submitted a ballot.  See you next year!

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    January 10, 2014

    Do you have an idea, suggestion, or other feedback?

    Thank you for your interest in providing feedback.  You are welcome to submit it to info@appletreemedicalgroup.com. While we cannot reply to all ideas, suggestions, comments and complaints, we do review them all and direct them to the appropriate person. Unfortunately, for medical and legal reasons, we are unable to provide clinical advice in an email format. Our best recommendation is to see your family physician in person. You can find detailed information for each medical centre in our “Wait Times and Locations” area of our site.

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    November 15, 2013

    Appletree working with the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) to increase access to care!

    We are honoured to be working with OTN on a telemedicine pilot project to improve access to care for our patients.  For more information about the project, now offered at select clinics, click here.

    Additional Appletree physicians are available through telemedicine, for a large number of common conditions, in order to reduce wait times and increase access to care.  These conditions include:
    • Allergy symptoms of nose and eyes
    • Blood Glucose Check
    • Blood Pressure Check
    • Bug Bites, Poison Ivy, Eczema, Psoriasis or Mild Sunburn
    • Cold Sores or Cankers on face, mouth or lips (non-genital)
    • Cold, Upper Respiratory Infection, Sore Throat or Flu-Like Symptoms
    • Ear Infection, Earache, or Swimmers Ear
    • Eye Infection, Pinkeye or Styes
    • Female Urinary Tract Infection
    • Head Lice
    • Infected Toenail or Fingernail
    • Medication Renewal (no controlled or addictive medications)
    • Minor Burns
    • Minor Rashes (e.g., Impetigo, Shingles, Ringworm)
    • New Onset Cough (less than 10 days)
    • Pregnancy Test, Birth Control Renewal, Birth Control Advice or IUD Prescription
    • Referral to specialist or allied health professional (e.g., massage therapy, physiotherapy)
    • Sinus Infection or Sinusitis
    • Test Results
    • Work Notes or Medical Certificates



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