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Dr. Garry Moddel

Our current Neurologist is Dr. Garry Moddel, BSc, MD, FRCPC, member of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario and the Canadian Medical Protective Association. He also has been called upon to perform Catastrophic Assessments.

Dr. Moddel graduated with honors and received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto Biological and Medical Sciences in 1972. One year later, he received his MD from University of Toronto Medicine. During that same year, he completed a year of internship (medicine) at Toronto General Hospital, followed by 3 years at University of Toronto Neurology where he was bestowed with the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. In 1977, Dr. Moddel completed a fellowship (one year) at the Addiction Research Foundation (Neurology).

Dr. Moddel spent 20 years as Associate in Medicine at the Doctors Hospital followed by a year as Associate in Medicine at Scarborough General Hospital. From 1990 until 2002, Dr. Moddel served as Chairman of Neurology Division of OMA. From 1982 until 1999, he served as Chairman of the Clinical Research and Bioethics Committee at Scarborough General Hospital.

In-Patient Studies

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT, TSH – BRAVO – Blockage of the 11B/111A receptor to avoid vascular occlusion.

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT, PERFORM, prevention of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular events of ischemic origin with Terutroban in patients with a history of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack.

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT, SPORTIF-V, SH-TPA-0005 – Efficacy and safety of the Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitor H376-95 compared with dose adjusted Warfarin the prevention of stroke and systemic embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Study No: CAR-23.

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT, PRoFESS, Prevention Regimen for effectively avoiding second strokes: a double-blind, active and placebo controlled study of Aggrenox vs Clopidogrel + Aspirin with and without Micardis.
Study No. CAR-48.

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT STUDY, CASES, Canadian Activase for stroke effectiveness study.
Study No: Neuro-02.

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT STUDY, STARS, Subacute therapy with Amphetamine and Rehab for Stroke
Study No: Neuro-05

Principle Investigator, IN-PATIENT MATCH Study Protocol #EFC7331 – Management of atherothrombosis with Clopidogrel in high risk patients with recent transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke: A randomized, double-blind study, with 18 months for followup.
Study No. Neuro-06.

Out-Patient Studies


Clopidogrel for high therothrombotic risk and ischemic stabilization and avoidance.


A parallel randomized controlled evaluation of Clopidogrel plus Aspirin with partial factorial evaluation of Irbesartan for the prevention of vascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation.


Randomized, multinational, multicentre, double-blind Placebo-controlled, two-arm parallel group trial of Rimbonabant 20 mg. OD for reducing the risk of major cardiovascular events in abdominal obese patients with clustering risk factors.



Ischemic Etiology of Bitemporal Hemianopsia
Moddel, G and McPhedran, R. S. Abstract


Differential Nerve Block on Inhibition of the Monosynaptic Reflex by Vibration in Man
Moddel, G., Best, B., Ashby, P.


Disulfiram Neuropathy
Moddel, G., Bilbao, J.M., Payne, D., Ashby, P.


Prolonged CSF Fluid Acidosis in Recently Abstinent Chronic Alcoholics
Carlen, P.L., Kapur, B., Huzar, L.A., Lee, M.A., Moddel, G., Singh, R., Wilkinson, D.A. Neurology, September 1980.


Cerebral Atrophy and Functional Deficits in Alcoholics Without Clinical Apparent Liver Disease
Carlen, P.L., Wilkinson, A., Wortzman, G., Holgate, R., Cordingley, J., Lee, M.A., Huzar, L., Moddel, G., Singh, R., Kiraly, L., Rankno, J.G., Neurology, April 1981


Dr. You

Our vascular specialist is Dr. John You, Vascular Surgeon, and member in good standing of The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, The Medical Society of New Brunswick, as well as The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Currently, Dr. You is Chief of Vascular Surgery for The Scarborough Hospital. He also is Chair of the Vascular Advisory Committee to CE LHIN; member of the Advisory Board to the Ministry of Health for Provisions of Dialysis Services in the Province of Ontario.

Dr. You's former posts include: president of the Medical Staff Association of The Scarborough Hospital (2003-2006); Treasurer of the Professional Association of Residents and Interns, Maritime Provinces (1992); board member PARI-MP (1991-1994); member Canadian Ski Patrol 1991-1998; Level 1 Sailing Instructor and Level 1 Windsurfing Instructor, Canadian Yachting Association; ATLS Instructor (1993-98); Examiner Ontario International Medical Graduates Program (1998).

Throughout his education and career, Dr. You has been bestowed with many awards, such as University Scholar at Acadia University (1986); Second Prize, Resident Research Day Department of Surgery (1994); Best Poster, Resident Research Day Department of Surgery (1996).


USMLE Steps 1 and 2
Licentiate Medical Council of Canada Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Canada General Surgery
Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Subspecialty in Vascular Surgery
Diplomat American Board of General Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Educational Degrees

Endovascular Fellow UCLA 1998
Vascular Surgery Fellow University of Toronto 1997-1998
General Surgery Fellowship Dalhousie University 1997
Medical Doctor Dalhousie University 1991
Rotating Internship Dalhousie 1991-92
B.Sc. with distinction Acadia University 1986



Basic Research Dr. S. Paik
National Institutes of Health Md.

  1. Staining of Oestrogen Receptors in Breast Ca.
  2. IGF2 Expression in Wilms Tumour

Cardiovascular Research Dr. R. Landymore
Dalhousie University Halifax

  1. Effect of Cardiomyoplasty on Systolic and Diastolic Function
  2. Effect of Preconditioning Cardioplegia on Heart Function

Basic Cardiovascular Research Dr. J. Sullivan
Dalhousie University Halifax

  1. Effect of Continuous Blood Cardioplegia on Transplant Heart Preservation

Basic Research Dr. H. Bitter-Suermann
Dalhousie University Halifax

  1. Dal 5 Solution for Heart Transplant Preservation



IExpression of IGF2 mRNA in Fetal Kidney and Wilms Tumour
Paik S.M. , Rosen N. , Woohee J. , You J. , Lippman M. , Perdue J. , Yee D.; Laboratory Investigation 1989 61(5) 522-26


Effect of cardiomyoplasty on systolic and diastolic function.
You J. , Landymore R. , Fris J. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1995; 9(12):672-7.


Delayed Stimulation of the Latissimus dorsi may result in Disuse Atrophy
You J. , Landymore R. , Fris J. Annals of Thoracic Surgery August 1997 64(2) 404-8


Preconditioning during Warm Blood Cardioplegia
You J. , Landymore R. , Fris J. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery June 1997 11(6) 1113-7


Preservation of Function in an Isolated Pig Model:Efficacy of 6 hr Storage in Continuous Blood Cardioplegia , University of Wisconsin or Queens Cocktail with Saline Solutions
Sullivan J. A. , Li G. , You J. M. , Hall R. Accepted for publication by Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery June 1997


Effect of pressure on myocardial function after 6-hour preservation with blood cardioplegia.
Sullivan J. , Li G. , You J. , Hall R. Ann Thoracic Surg. 1998 Jan;65(1):115-24.

Presentation of Abstracts


Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty Acutely Impairs Systolic Function
You J. , Landymore R. , Fris J. Presented at European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons Sept.1994 ,The Hague


Effects of Disuse Atrophy on Cardiomyoplasty Function
You J. , Landymore R. , Fris J. Accepted by International Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery July 1994 for Presentation (Not Presented)


Cold Blood Cardioplegia for Donor Heart Preservation
Sullivan J. , Li G. , You J. , Hall R. Presented at Canadian Cardiovascular Society Edmonton October 1994


Continuous Cold Blood Cardioplegia with Low Perfusion Pressure for Prolonged Cardiac Preservation in Pig Model
Sullivan J. , Li G. , You J. , Hall R.; Presented at Canadian Cardiovascular Society Toronto October 1995


Dr. Veera Bharatwal, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Bharatwal received her MD from the University of Toronto and completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Manitoba. She then completed a two year fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the University of Toronto. Her areas of interest include general and pediatric neuroradiology, head and neck imaging, and breast imaging. She has been a staff radiologist in Toronto since 2007 and is currently a lecturer at the University of Toronto, department of Diagnostic Imaging.


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