Kevin Rod
MD, CCFP, FCFP
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Dr. Kevin Rod is a Family Physician with focused practice in Chronic Pain. He is director of Toronto Poly Clinic Multi-disciplinary pain management clinics. He is a Lecturer with the University of Toronto DFCM as a clinical teacher. He acts as Medical Investigator, Peer and Facility Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Rod has received Awards of Excellence from University of Toronto DFCM FMLE in 2013 and the Ontario College of Family Physicians in 2008. He is a guest course contributor to Harvard Medical School department of Continuing Education. Dr. Rod has special research interest in applications of HIFU in chronic pain and neurosurgery. He works on a joint research program with Ryerson University for invention of new medical devices with HIFU applications. Dr. Rod has established community educational organizations for senior's health and education: SENIOLAND, and Community Oriented Health Advisory Network: COHAN.
Received Certificate of Recognition on behalf of the Prime Minister of Canada in 2014 for teaching activities and contribution to Canada’s Pluralism.
Medical director of Asterion Bio Med and Tree of Knowledge International
Founder of ZENDOSE platform for Mental Wellness
Founder of MCORP: Medical Cannabis Opioid Reduction Program


University:University of Toronto
Principal Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Principal Department/Program:Department of Family and Community medicine
Principal Hospital Appointment(s):Toronto Poly Clinic
Telephone:416-250-7171
Fax Number:416-250-0323
E-mail Address:krod@tpclinic.com
Key Publications: (1)  Methodology of a web-based observational study to evaluate the impact of opioid tolerability issues on chronic pain management. Canadian Pain Society conference Calgary - May 2010  (2)  A web based observational study chronicling the Canadian patient experience -Opioids and chronic pain management IASP 13th world congress in pain Montreal August 2010  (3)  Current patterns in Chronic Non-Cancer pain management in primary care 15th world congress IASP Milan 2012  (4)  TPC patient self-management guide  (5)  MYPAIN.CA patient education initiative https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4904615/ https://www.clinicaltherapeutics.com/article/S0149-2918(15)01070-X/pdf