Medical Director

Dr. Kevin ROD is a certified Family Physician with focused practice in Chronic pain management. He is credentialed in Chronic pain by the Canadian and American Academies of Pain Management. He has established Toronto Poly Clinic as a multi-disciplinary pain management center in 2001. Today Toronto Poly Clinic has grown into three clinics in North York Toronto, Thornhill and Downtown Toronto. These clinics are active in areas of clinical work, research and medical education. Medical students, Residents and Fellows are trained in Toronto Poly Clinics with affiliation with their programs in University of Toronto.

Dr. Kevin ROD


Course Contributor and Member of Harvard Medical School Post Graduate Association
Diplomate of American and Canadian Academy of Pain Management
Medical investigator and consultant for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators
American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
Member of the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators
Member of the Medical Review Board for the Medical Disability Advisor Text Book

Key Publications

The impact of opioid tolerability on chronic pain management – a web based observational study chronicling the Canadian patient experience IASP 13th World Congress in Pain, Montreal August 2010
Current Patterns in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Management in Primary Care, 15th World Congress IASP Milan.
TPC Patient Self Management Guide.

Awards and Recognition

Dr. ROD received the Certificate of Recognition on behalf of the Prime Minister of Canada by the Honourable Jason Kenney Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism on May 24, 2013. The Honourable Jason Kenney Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism tweeted about this on his Twitter account:

Certificate of Recognition


UofT DFCM New Teacher’s Award. April 2013


2008-Award of Excellence
Dr. ROD is the proud recipient of the Ontario College of Family Physicians 2008 Award of Excellence. In recognition of his work in Pain Management as a clinician and educator.


Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Asso.
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education since June 2008


University of Toronto – DFCM Awards


University of Toronto – DFCM Faculty Recognition Event