Dr. Leon Rivlin, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP (Chronic Pain / Emergency Medicine)

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Dr. Rivlin specializes in chronic pain & emergency medicine. He is a physician duly licensed in the province of Ontario and has been practicing chronic pain medicine since 2005. In addition to his clinical work, he works as a peer reviewer in chronic pain medicine for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Dr. Rivlin also holds an advisory role with CPSO in policy setting and development of standards in quality care in chronic pain medicine. He also serves as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Humber River Hospital. Formerly, Dr. Rivlin was Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, where he managed all the activities of the emergency department. He has been active in the Clinical Teachers Association at Trillium and holds the academic post of Lecturer for the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. He is an instructor in trauma management and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, certified as an instructor in trauma care. He graduated from the U of T Faculty of Medicine in 1996, from his residency in family medicine at the University of Western Ontario in 1998 and has been certified as an emergentologist with the College of Family Physicians in 2002. Dr. Rivlin was awarded a fellowship in the College of Family Physicians in 2010 for his commitment to academics in medicine. He is actively involved in medical education, both within the areas of chronic pain management and emergency medicine.

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