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Primary Prevention's Preventive Health Centre
is a medical weight-management and preventive health clinic.
Physician supervised, we employ a multi-disciplinary team
in the support, motivation and treatment of at-risk or overweight
"Our mission is to provide the optimum in preventive
healthcare in a rational evidence-based approach."
are associated with the Quebec-based Maurice Larocque &
Associates (MLA) clinics that provide us with quality educational,
motivational and dietary tools, which we use to supplement
Our approach is unique in that it considers the many and varied
issues that may contribute to a patient's particular condition.
As such, we offer assessments by physicians, dieticians, nutritionists,
kinesiologists and psychologists in keeping with our comprehensive
Preventive Health Centre is
supervised by its Medical Director, Adrian Woodrow, MD, who
holds a medical degree from the University of Calgary Medical
School. His undergraduate degree in chemistry is from the
University of Alberta. Having completed his internship at
Toronto's renowned Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Woodrow has been
a Family Physician for 20 years with the last 12 being in
Innisfil (Barrie), Ontario. He continues to specialize in
bariatrics (treatment of obesity and related conditions) and
is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Woodrow is committed to the prevention of disease and remains
current in all leading related medical developments. He most
recently participated in Harvard University's series of CME
courses in the treatment of obesity and eating disorders.
Woodrow resides in Toronto, is married and has three lovely
children. He too recently lost 25 pounds.