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Make Health Your Priority. Improve Your Health & Wellness with Emkiro's Lifestyle Medicine Program

Break through your health goals with Emkiro
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Lifestyle Medicine

Get expert support on nutrition, mental, and physical health with Dr. Lakhoo, MD, CCFP, Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician. Emkiro's Lifestyle Medical Programs are partially covered by OHIP, as well as private extended health insurance benefits (where applicable).

Learn how to manage stress, sleep better, eat healthier, and more. Our qualified health professionals use an evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approach to prevent, treat, and even reverse chronic disease.

What Lifestyle Medicine Helps With

Emkiro Lifestyle Medicine is right for you if you struggle with any of the following :

Obesity and excess weight
Heart disease / high cholesterol / hypertension
Inflammatory conditions such as rhuematoid arthritis
Poor sleep / insomnia
Multiple sclerosis
Poor gut health
Brain fog
Depression / anxiety / chronic stress
Chronic pain
Skin conditions
Much more...
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Covered By OHIP*

Emkiro's Lifestyle Medicine Program pre-screening appointment is covered by OHIP - so you can get the professional support you need to start living healthier today. Register today and give your body the love it deserves.
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Register with our Lifestyle Medicine Program and reach your health goals with expert support from Emkiro.

  • STEP 1: Book a virtual consultation with Dr. Sheila Lakhoo, MD CCFP, Board Certified Lifestyle Medical Physician (30 minute pre-screening session, covered by OHIP)
  • STEP 2: Program Registration and Payment
  • STEP 3: Schedule program starting with a comprehensive, in-person appointment with Dr. Lakhoo (60 minute consultation, covered by OHIP)
Book Your Virtual Discovery Consultation

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a holistic, evidence-based therapeutic approach to medicine that’s proven to prevent, treat and often reverse disease. Lifestyle medicine practitioners focus on treating the ROOT cause of disease as opposed to treating ONLY its symptoms, which is the key to achieving long lasting health. Lifestyle medicine addresses all aspects of health and wellness including: sleep, nutrition, regular physical activity, stress management, establishing positive social connection and avoidance of risky substances.

Lifestyle Medicine Packages

Lifestyle Medicine 3 Month Program:  $1,270.00 
- Comprehensive health assessment and goal setting session with Lifestyle MD (Medical Doctor) & follow up appointments with MD at month 2 and 3. [Covered by OHIP]
- Comprehensive health assessment and goal setting session with Lifestyle RD (Registered Dietitian) & 5 follow-up coaching sessions, every 2 weeks [may be submitted to extended health coverage for reimbursement].
-$500 in credit tokens toward any of the following Emkiro healthcare practitioners identified in the goal-setting exercise [may be submitted to extended health coverage for reimbursement] including:
- Chiropractor (on-site);
- Physiotherapist / exercise coach (on-site or virtual options)
- Massage therapist (on-site)
- Acupuncturist (on-site)
- Clinical social worker / mental health therapist (virtual)
- Naturopathic Doctor (virtual).

Note: Appointments for token health services will generate receipts at the time of service for insurance reimbursement as applicable. 

Meet Emkiro's Lifestyle Medicine Physician

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Dr. Sheila Lakhoo

Dr. Lakhoo studied medicine at the University of Alberta and completed her residency training in family medicine at the University of Calgary. She moved to Toronto in 2008 to complete a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences in Family and Community Medicine with a concentration in global health at the Dalla Lana School of Public health. In 2010 Dr. Lakhoo started an academic family practice at St. Michael’s Hospital. During her 10 years at St. Michael’s Hospital she treated many individuals facing poverty, marginalization, significant mental health challenges and addiction.

After recovering from postpartum depression herself, Dr. Lakhoo decided that it was time to change directions in her career as she first hand realized the importance of holistic care and healthier lifestyle choices to help support her own recovery. She recently received her diploma with the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and is passionate about empowering individuals to reach their optimal health and wellbeing through proven lifestyle changes.

Make an appointment with Dr. Sheila Lakhoo: Check Availability
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Pooja Jadon, RD

Pooja Jadon is a Registered Dietitian with expertise in chronic disease management, weight management and healthy lifestyle management. Book your virtual appointment today right from the comfort of your home or office.

Make an appointment with Pooja Jadon, RD: Check Availability

Join Emkiro’s Lifestyle Medicine Program

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I’ve been coming to this clinic since 2017, and I love it. The staff, the practitioners and the entire team are so welcoming, knowledgeable and efficient.

Highly recommend these doctors and the clinic, especially if you live or work in the downtown core.
Asma K. - Toronto
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