The author

In the Arabian desert, 1998

October, 2010

SUMMER, 2021

I am a Toronto-trained Urologist: I practiced, freelance, in downtown Toronto, from 1977 to 1997. 

My 3 main hospitals, the Doctors’, the Central and the Wellesley, were closed in 1997.
I went to Saudi Arabia, to be chief of Urology for the Armed Forces teaching hospital in Tabuk (North-West KSA).

Returning to Ontario in Y2000, I quit Urology and joined a family practice in Etobicoke.

In 2007 I became aware of the progressive loss of hormone production which starts at age 26 in both males and females.
After studying the subject, I began to prescribe bioidentical hormones for my patients.

In 2012, I became a member of the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine [A4M] and started their two-year course of study.
I wrote their examination successfully in December of 2013 and began a BHRT practice in 2014.
The majority of my patients benefited from hormone balancing, so In October of 2015, I stopped accepting new family practice patients and concentrated on Bioidentical Hormone Restoration Therapy.

In May 2016, I passed the A4M’s oral examination, achieving certification as a BIHRT consultant and in January of 2017, I joined the Stone Tree Naturopathic Clinic, in Collingwood, Ontario.

I HAVE NOW RETIRED

I have retired from medical practice, but it seems wasteful to jettison my learning and experience.
The medical establishment disregards and ignores the hormonal aspect of our metabolic function and I feel obliged to offer my knowledge to all who wish to read these pages, in the interest of helping those who think outside the box.

This website therefore provides three services:
(1) Background information to explain hormone deficiency and its management,
(2) A blog, about interesting developments in medicine, in which I do my best to keep you up-to-date regarding BHRT.
(3) A list of URLs to interesting papers, not confined to HRT matters, which I consider important.  

JUST TO REMIND YOU,
My Qualifications are (or were):
MB, BS, London [England] 1964,
LMCC (Canadian license exam) 1969,
FRCSC (Urology), 1974,
ECFMG 1984 …… Florida license 1998 [inactive], ABAARM Certification [A4M], 2016.

My memberships were:
CSAMM [Canadian Society of Aging and Metabolic Medicine],
OMA/CMA, RCP&S, SUSO, CUA.

MY PRACTICE, from 2016 TO DATE OF RETIREMENT Consultation in Functional/Metabolic Medicine, including management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Andropause, Menopause, Depression with or without Panic Attacks, the “Troubled Teen”, Thyroid Hormone Malfunction, Failed Hypothyroidism Treatment, Infertility, Sexual Dysfunction and “the Undiagnosable”.

MY INTERESTS, IN ADDITION TO THIS WEBSITE:
[1] Writing Science Fiction, [A] https://www.amazon.com/Xcrath-Harry-Gervais/dp/1440444277, [B] “Harold”, which I started in 2001, ignored for 20 years and am now determined to complete (by January, 2023).
[2] Fitness, Music and dance,
[3] My wife and family and my excellent patients.

Retirement: July, 2021.

I CAN BE your infoRMATION source, but I CAN’T BE your advisor.
please discuss my ideas with your DOCTOR.
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