About SmartShape™ Weight Loss Centre

SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is dedicated to providing life-changing weight loss surgery and comprehensive lifestyle support to improve the well-being of Canadians from Ontario, Alberta, Québec, British Columbia, the Atlantic Provinces (Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia), and beyond.

Our Story

SmartShape is Canada’s first Bariatric Center of Excellence, as accredited by the Surgical Review Corporation. With more than 50 years of combined experience, we have become one of Canada’s leading bariatric surgery practices, with locations in Toronto and Mississauga, ON, and Laval, QC. Since 2005, our team of surgeons and weight loss experts has helped more than 7,000 Canadians reach their goals.

“They were attentive, caring, passionate and non-judgemental.”

Mary-Ann, Mini Gastric Bypass

In 2018, SmartShape received accreditation as a Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), an internationally-recognized non-profit patient safety organization committed to advancing the safety and efficiency of surgical care worldwide.

Our Clinic

SmartShape has dedicated surgical weight loss centres in Toronto, Ontario and Laval, QC. We are also a member of Surgical Solutions Network, part of Clearpoint Health Network, which has surgical centres in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Laval, and Vancouver. Each SmartShape clinic is fully equipped with 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.

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Our Programs

SmartShape provides gastric sleeve, mini gastric bypass, revision surgery, and LAP-BAND® weight loss procedures for patients in Canada performed by our experienced, compassionate medical experts in Toronto and Laval. The key to our long-term success lies in the comprehensive lifestyle support every one of our patients receives, our 5-Year AfterCare Success Program. This proven system ensures that patients are able to reach and maintain their goal weight through healthy habits and positive-mindset coaching. Thousands of Canadians who once struggled with excess weight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes are now healthier, more confident, and living their best lives, thanks to SmartShape.

Ready for healthy and sustained weight loss? Our team is committed to taking that journey with you.

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Meet Our Team

SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is home to some of the most practiced hands in bariatric surgery In Canada. Our surgeons are supported by a passionate team of nurses and registered dietitians who are experienced in the treatment of obesity. Our surgeons and nurse specialists are always available to help you.

Tammy, RN, CBN

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. With extensive experience in the areas of general medicine, cardiology, obstetrics, and family medicine, Tammy is able to fully understand the needs of our patients and provide well-rounded and high-quality care. Tammy has been at SmartShape for more than 10 years.

Debbie, RPN

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 more than 10 years.

Tina, RPN

Tina has a portfolio of nursing experience that includes pre and post-operative care, enhanced therapeutic communication and operating room expertise. She received diplomas in the Registered Practical and Operating Room Nursing Program and 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 more than years.

Margeaux, BASc, RD

Margeaux is a Registered Dietitian who has an impressive professional profile and a true passion for her career. She graduated from the Nutrition and Food Program at Ryerson University and interned at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre – Dietetic Program.

Christina, RD

Christina is registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She has a passion for helping clients make sustainable lifestyle changes while discovering joy in food and healthy eating.

Dora, MPH, RD

Dora is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s of Public Health in Nutrition & Dietetics. She graduated from Ryerson University and completed her dietetic training at the University Health Network (UHN) in partnership with the University of Toronto. Dora enjoys sharing her knowledge of nutrition in meaningful ways that positively impact the quality of life of clients.

Kim, Patient Coordinator

Kim brings years of expertise in customer service and human resources to SmartShape. 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.

Luanne, Patient Coordinator

Luanne brings over 25 years of experience as a Medical Administrative Professional having worked at Toronto General Hospital and Trillium Health Partners in the multi-transplant, pathology, and general surgery departments, before bringing her expertise to SmartShape. Patients have often cited Luanne’s professionalism and helpful manner as one of their reasons for a wonderful pre-op experience.

Filomena, Program Advisor

Filomena brings to SmartShape her exceptional organizational skills and supportive and positive personality. She ensures every patient who contacts us has a positive interaction and receives the information they need to make the best choice for their health.

Zarah, Program Advisor

Zarah is a dedicated and detailed-oriented professional with years of experience assisting bariatric patients.  She’s an empathetic administrator and SmartShape team member who ensures our patients have the requisite information to make informed decisions.

Leah, Nurse Clinician

Leah has built 13 years of extensive nursing experience in Spinal Cord Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain care, Cardiology, Step-down ICU and General Medicine. She is a Nurse Clinician performing peri-operative and post-operative care, as well as Lap-Band assessments and adjustments. Leah is passionate in guiding patients to better health and lifestyle.

Questions? Connect With Us Today!

The SmartShape Weight Loss Centre is happy to offer free consultations about our advanced weight loss procedures with a surgeon for patients from across Canada. Request a consultation or call our office at (888) 278-7952 for an appointment.