We understand the need for a Family Physician and the difficulty in obtaining one currently in Ontario. Unfortunately, due to incredible demand we currently do not have family doctors accepting patients at this time.
Dr. Ginsberg earned his Medical Degree from Queen's University and his Family Medicine training at the University of Toronto where he won the Charles E Snelling MD Paediatric Award for outstanding ability in Paediatrics. He then completed a Fellowship in Hospitalist Medicine at the University of Toronto. He has worked for 4 years as an Acute Care Hospitalist at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital. He is cross appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University and as a Lecturer at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Brooke Hofbauer completed her medical degree and residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, followed by a fellowship in Breast Disease and Oncology at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. She is currently a Clinical Associate at the University Health Network, where she works as a surgical assist to the Surgical Oncology team and as a GP-Oncologist in clinics dedicated to the diagnosis and survivorship care of patients with breast cancer. Her special interests include women’s health, breast health, and cancer survivorship.
Dr. Panchal earned her medical degree from Wayne State University and completed Family Medicine residency and a fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of Virginia. She has previously served on faculty at the University of California San Francisco and the Tufts Family Medicine Residency Program. Her interests include women's health, care of refugees and immigrants, health equity, and medical education.
Dr. Golden completed her medical training at McMaster University and then went on to become Chief Resident for the Family Medicine program at Queen's University. She subsequently completed the GP-Oncology fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital. She has worked on staff at Mount Sinai and Princess Margaret Hospital in high risk genetics, breast cancer, melanoma and myeloma. She has a special interest in GP-Oncology including survivorship care and patients undergoing active cancer treatment.
Dr. Golden currently on leave and her patients covered by Dr. Alex Xu.
Dr. Ahmed Aljefri completed his Family Medicine residency followed by a fellowship in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto. His special interests include injury prevention, exercise prescription, health optimization and musculoskeletal injections. Outside of medicine, Dr. Aljefri enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and watching movies.
Dr Al Jefri currently on leave and his patients covered by Dr. Ginsberg
Dr. Garg completed his BHSc at Western University in Health Sciences before attending Queen's University for medical school. He completed his internal medicine and Adult Cardiology training at the University of Toronto. He also recently completed a Master of Science Degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology and has been very involved in clinical trials research out of St. Michael's Hospital with the CardioLink Clinical Trials Group. He is currently completing additional sub-specialist training in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias at St. Michael's Hospital. In his spare time he loves to spend time with friends, family, and is an avid Toronto Maple Leaf and Raptors fan.
Dr. Bami attended medical school at McMaster University. He then completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of Ottawa, Cardiology training at the University of Toronto, and Echocardiography fellowship at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. His areas of interest include valvular cardiology, cardio-oncology, and quality improvement in echocardiography.
Dr. Vicki Wang is a Cardiologist with additional training in advanced heart failure and transplantation. She completed medical school, Internal Medicine and Adult Cardiology training at the University of Toronto. She subsequently completed an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation fellowship at Toronto General Hospital and will be pursuing additional sub-specialty training in Advanced Echocardiography at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Her clinical and research interests include advanced heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and medical education. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese.
Dr. Michael Hammer is a Cardiologist and is currently completing additional training in advanced echocardiography. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto. He then completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the University of Toronto. He is now completing his fellowship in Echocardiography at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. Additional clinical areas of interest include heart failure and valvular heart disease.
Dr. Yared is currently the Medical Director of Cardiac Imaging at The Scarborough Health Network. Before moving to Toronto, Dr. Yared received his medical degree and Cardiology training at McGill University in Montreal. He subsequently completed an advanced Cardiac Imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2015, he spearheaded the formation of a Cardio-Oncology clinic at SHN, of which he currently serves as Director. His clinical expertise are in Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI.
After studying Honour's Biochemistry at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Mihajlovic obtained her MD and completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She then returned to Ontario for an Adult Cardiology residency at the University of Toronto and an Echocardiology Fellowship at St. Michael's Hospital. Her areas of interest are valvular heart disease, cardiac amyloidosis, and cardiogenic shock. In her spare time, she enjoys being active in the great outdoors and spending time with her family and close friends. She is fluent in English and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.
Dr. Matt Sandre is a board-certified dermatologist with advanced training in laser surgery and cosmetic injectables. He attended Western University where he completed an Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, where he graduated at the top of his class and earned the gold medal. He practiced as a pediatric emergency and pediatric oncology nurse prior to attending medical school at McMaster University. He completed his dermatology residency at the University of Toronto where he served as co-chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Sandre completed a one-year fellowship (sub-specialty training) in dermatologic laser surgery and aesthetic dermatology with a focus on lasers, injectables (Botox and fillers) and scar treatments. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys curling, skiing, scuba diving and travelling.
Dr. Bhavik Mistry is a board-certified dermatologist in Canada and the USA. He is currently completing additional sub-specialist training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of Toronto, focusing on cutaneous oncology and facial reconstruction. He attended McMaster University where he completed an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences before completing medical school at the University of British Columbia (MD). Dr. Mistry completed his dermatology residency at the University of Toronto where he also served as co-chief. Dr. Mistry has published in various national and international peer-reviewed journals and presented his work at several conferences including the Canadian Dermatology Association and the American Academy of Dermatology meetings. He is an active member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Board of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatology Surgery. Outside of medicine, he enjoys golfing, watching the Raptors, spending time with family and travelling.
Jennifer Brownstein PsyD has worked for the past several years as a psychologist at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School. She specializes in acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), behavioral medicine and positive psychology. She is known for her “Self Care Workshop”, which focuses on tenets of positive psychology and self-compassion. Jen’s authentic leadership, warmth and curiosity foster a nurturing safe space.
Dr. Impreet Gill is an internal medicine physician who currently practices as an acute care internist within the GTA. Outside of the GTA, he dedicates some of his clinical time servicing North Western Ontario and the Northwest Territories. Dr. Gill completed both his medical school and internal medicine residency training at the University of Toronto. His areas of clinical interest include metabolic syndrome, ascertaining the cause of complex bloodwork abnormalities and appropriate treatment for iron deficiency anemia.
Dr. Sean Cai is a general internist who currently practices acute care medicine in the GTA area. Dr. Cai completed his undergraduate medical training, as well as internal medicine residency at University of Toronto. His clinical interests include cardiovascular health, diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia.
Dr. Di Pierdomenico completed his Honours Bachelor of Science followed by his Doctor of Medicine degrees at Queen’s University. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Urology residency training program in 2019. Following his residency training he completed a clinical fellowship at Western University in andrology and prosthetic urology. His clinical interests include andrology and men’s health, infertility, and functional urology.
Dr. Fitzpatrick completed his undergraduate studies at McMaster University, followed by medical school at Queen’s University. He went on to complete his Urology residency training at the University of Ottawa. He has advanced training in male infertility and male sexual medicine. His areas of clinical interest include general urology, kidney stones, andrology, and infertility.
Dr. Noss completed his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biophysics at the University of Western Ontario, followed by a Masters of Science in Medical Biophysics and Medical therapeutics from the Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. His Doctor of Medicine degree was obtained at the University of Toronto. He graduated from the University of Toronto Urology residency training program in 1997. He completed a clinical fellowship at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto in Male Infertility and Andrology and a second fellowship at the The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in Sexual Dysfunction and Peyronies Disease. He is the former Director of Male Infertility at the Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center. His clinical interests include andrology and men’s health, infertility, and general urology
Dr. Ahmed Aljefri completed his Sport & Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto. His special interests include injury prevention, exercise prescription, health optimization and musculoskeletal injections. Outside of medicine, Dr. Aljefri enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and watching movies.
Dr. Aljefri is accepting sports Medicine Referrals
PRP injections coming soon!
Bryan Hague obtained his Bachelor of Science Kinesiology (Honours) from McMaster University, and then completed his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Bryan uses individualized therapy including manual therapy, education, and functional exercise to help patients achieve their goal.
At Leaside Village Medical Clinic we have a great team of family physicians to assist you in person and virtually as needed. We do on-site phlebotomy and urine tests!
Our clinic is a COR-Health Ontario approved cardiac diagnostic site with services such as echocardiography, exercise stress testing and Holter monitors.
OOur clinic has same day access for our patients. Email info@leasidevillagemedical or call 416-487-2442 to book an appointment. Click below to book a phone appointment with Dr Hofbauer or Dr. Ginsberg.
We have a highly experienced and dedicated team of physiotherapists, powered by Foundation Physiotherapy, who offer specialized treatment services for any pain, injury, or discomfort you may be feeling. Our patients have found high levels of success in our treatment services due to our implementation of advanced manual therapy methods, education, and client-centered care.
Our 4 bay, sunlit, comfortable infusion area is built to stringent infection control and safety standards where patients receive IV therapy such as IV iron or IV diuresis. Ask your physician for a referral to our Internal Medicine physicians to determine suitability and dosing.
Our Dermatology-lead team of physicians offer many non OHIP cosmetic services such as cosmetic lesion removal, Botox, fillers and more! Free 15 minute consultations with the dermatology team are available to determine suitability for cosmetic services.
At Leaside Village Medical Center we abide by all local and provincial laws and policies to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and community. We will treat and aim to help all patients regardless of preexisting health issues or Covid19 vaccination status. If you have infectious symptoms which may be compatible with Covid19 (check https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/) or other communicable diseases we ask that you let our staff know before you arrive so we can ensure appropriate scheduling and physical precautions are taken for the safety of our staff and patients. As per provincial guidelines masks/face-shields are optional for patients and staff. They will still be available for those who would prefer to wear one. Please let a member of our staff know if you would like them to wear a mask. If you have questions on our policy please contact us - we are here for our patients' health and wellbeing.
We carry vaccines which help protect against severe illness from Covid-19. Please ask our staff and we will be happy to provide these for you within the clinic.