ABOUT SMARTSHAPE™

PROVIDING MODERN WEIGHT LOSS PROCEDURES ACROSS CANADA

"They were attentive, caring, passionate and non-judgemental."
– Mary-Ann, Mini Gastric Bypass

Our Story

Since 2005, our multi-disciplinary teams of professionals have specialized in providing Canadians with high-quality care and ongoing support. The unsurpassed reputation for delivering proven weight loss solutions has helped the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre become Canada’s leading weight loss team.

In 2015, we achieved the coveted “Center of Excellence” accreditation from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The SRC is an internationally-recognized leader in health care committed to advancing the safety and efficiency of surgical care worldwide.

Our Clinics

The SmartShape Weight Loss Centre offers national coverage, with surgical facilities in Mississauga, Toronto, Regina, Calgary, and Vancouver. Each SmartShape clinic is fully-equipped with only the most advanced medical equipment, including specially-designed bariatric surgical equipment and highly-sophisticated patient monitoring systems. All of our clinics are maintained to meet or exceed all quality standards established provincially by each College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Our Programs

SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is home to a caring team of professionals who will welcome you with compassion and understanding. Thousands of Canadians can tell you how the SmartShape weight loss program has helped them make their weight loss goals a reality. These individuals, who were once overweight or obese, are now enjoying improved health, greater confidence, and an enhanced quality of life.

Our Gastric SleeveMini Gastric Bypass, Revision Surgery, and LAP-BAND® programs include support and guidance from our Bariatric Program Education Coaches so that you have the means and the know-how to achieve and sustain weight loss. If you are ready for healthy and sustained weight loss, our team is committed to taking that journey with you.

Toronto, ON

Mississauga, ON

Regina, SK

Calgary, AB

Vancouver, BC

Meet Our Coaches and Medical Staff

The SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is home to some of the most practiced hands in bariatric surgery. Our surgeons are supported by Canada’s experienced bariatric team of nurses, registered dietitians, and fitness coaches –– a passionate team of health care professionals specializing in the treatment of obesity. Our surgeons and nurse specialists are always available to help you.

Sue is the Nursing & Professional Services Manager and LAP-BAND® Education Coach at the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre. She has extensive experience helping people realize their weight loss goals and helping them plan for a healthier and happier future. A graduate from the University of Western Ontario and Ryerson University, she holds a B.A. in psychology and a nursing diploma. In 2011, Sue pursued her passion in fitness and received certification as a Canfitpro Certified Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS) and a Certified Fitness Instructor Specialist (FIS). Sue has been at SmartShape for 10+ years.

In 2009, Tammy became one of Canada’s first Certified Bariatric Nurse Specialists. She received her certification from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Her extensive experience in the areas of General Medicine, Cardiology, Obstetrics and Family Medicine is the reason why she can fully understand the needs of our patients and provide such well-rounded and high-quality care. Tammy has been at SmartShape for 10+ years.

Debbie is an integral member of the SmartShape team as the OR Nurse Specialist. Graduating from the Royal Cornwall School of Nurses in England, she is also certified in Otorhinolaryngology, Pharmacology and Theory of Administration. In 1987, she completed her Canadian RPN equivalency exam and has been an expert in patient care ever since. Debbie has been at SmartShape for 10+ years.

Tina brings to SmartShape a collective portfolio of nursing experience that includes pre and post-operative care, enhanced therapeutic communication and operating room expertise. Having received her diplomas in the Registered Practical and Operating Room Nursing Program, Tina applied her knowledge and skills at Etobicoke General Hospital and Brampton Peel Memorial before joining the SmartShape team as the Peri-Operative Nurse Consultant. Tina has been at SmartShape for 10+ years.

Margeaux is a Registered Dietitian who has an impressive professional profile and a true passion for her career. Having graduated from the Nutrition and Food Program at Ryerson University, her internship at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre – Dietetic Program certified her as a fully-licensed registered dietitian.

Anna Maria completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition as well as her Master of Health Science in Nutrition Communication from Ryerson University and is registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She has a passion for helping clients make sustainable lifestyle changes, as well as discover fun and enjoyment in food and healthy eating.

Teresa complements the excellence of care provided at SmartShape with her exceptional client service expertise as a Program Advisor. Teresa is passionate about helping clients learn about the programs available at the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre. Her belief in putting clients first is the reason why so many of our patients absolutely adore her.

Rita’s first exposure in the health care industry was working at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as a coordinator in the Patient Discharge Office and CT Scan Radiology department. Since then, her passion in working directly with patients continued, working as a manager of a weight loss program for six years before joining SmartShape as a Program Advisor. Her extensive experience in working with patients struggling with obesity makes her a wonderful asset to the team at SmartShape, especially with her wealth of knowledge in understanding the needs of our patients.

Kim brings to SWLC years of expertise in customer service and human resources. She received her education and training from Sheridan College in Human Resources Management and has continued to provide leading customer service with compassion, excellence, and dedication.

Being a new addition to the team, Fonseca brings years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry as well as in customer service. She has a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition from Western University,  Culinary Certificate from George Brown College, and Medical Office Administration Certificate from Medix College. She has a passion for physical fitness and in living a healthful life.

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Questions? Connect With Us Today!

The SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is happy to offer free consultations about our modern weight loss procedures with a surgeon at any of our locations across Canada.

Centric Health

We are proud to partner with Centric Health, Canada’s leading healthcare services company to continue expanding our network of treatment centres across Canada. We invite you to learn more about Centric Health.

Vision

Centric Health’s vision is to become Canada’s premier healthcare company with a complete range of innovative and whole-life solutions centred on patients and healthcare providers.

Corporate Profile

The Centric Health strategy is to build on the strengths of Canada’s healthcare system by finding new ways to coordinate the right care options at the right place and time.

Commitment to Quality

Employing the latest research and innovations in healthcare and best-in-class quality control measures to continually improve the Centric Health service experience.

Want More Information? Connect With Us Today!

The SmartShape™ Weight Loss Centre is happy to offer free consultations with a surgeon at any of our five locations across Canada.