Due to high demands patients who wish to see Dr. Poon for free diet counseling must meet the medical criteria and follow the steps below:

  1. You have to be obese.

  2. You have to have one or more medical conditions related to your obesity, such as:
    · High cholesterol
    · High Blood Pressure
    · Fatty Liver
    · Metabolic Syndrome
    · Type II Diabetes
    · Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    · Arthritis
    · Hernia
    · High Triglycerides
    · Fibromyositis
    · Reactive Hypoglycemia
    · Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    · Infertility
    · Sleep Apnea
    · Snoring

  3. A letter of referral written by your family physician or specialist stating that you have a medical condition that requires weight reduction. Click here to download a referral sample letter.

  4. A copy of your blood test from your last check up.

  5. Fax the letter of referral and blood test results to
    1-416-461-4777 for the Toronto office,
    1-905-832-1270 for the Vaughan office,
    1-905-450-2707 for the Brampton office,
    for the Scarborough office,
    for the Mississauga office, or
    1-905-509-0663 for the Pickering office, and we will contact you directly by phone with the time and date of your appointment to fill in some paper work.

  6. Dr. Poon Metabolic Clinic has 6 locations:

    Toronto Office
    14 St. Matthews Road, Unit M068
    Toronto, Ontario M4M 2B5

    Vaughan Office
    191 McNaughton Road East, Unit 306
    Vaughan ON L6A 4P5

    Brampton Office
    160 Main Street South, Unit 4
    Brampton, ON L6W 2E1

    Scarborough Office
    With Dr. Kenneth Freeman
    1415 Kennedy Rd.
    Unit 13 Scarborough, ON, M1P 2L6

    Mississauga Office
    2624 Dunwin Drive, Unit #9
    Mississauga, ON L5L 3T5

    Pickering Office
    Unit #6, 375 Kingston Road
    Pickering, ON L1V 1A3

  7. The first appointment will last about 30 minutes. Please bring all your medications with you to show the doctor.

  8. You will be assessed by one of our staff physician at your first visit and may not be Dr. Pat Poon himself

  9. The first meeting is for the purpose of assessment and the acceptance to the program is not automatic