Robert Francis

Robert Francis

M.D., C.M., Founder and Director

Dr. Francis has over twenty-five years of experience in private practice as well as corporate medicine. He has focused on the areas of occupational health, disease prevention, and the medical management of disability and workplace absence.

Dr. Francis also functions as the Corporate Medical Director to several Canadian companies. He established the Canadian Business Health Research Institute, a non-profit foundation exploring the risk factors of cardiac disease and prior to founding Medcan, pursued additional health care initiatives that included international and domestic government consulting projects, the development of Ontario’s first “walk-in” medical centres and a national chain of corporate fitness facilities.

Dr. Francis is a graduate of McGill Medical School and St. Francis Xavier University and is on the staff of St. Michael’s and Mount Sinai Hospitals, in addition to being a lecturer at the University of Toronto.