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When hormonal waves hit with unexplained weight changes, irregular menstrual cycles, mood swings, and other hormonal disruptions, life can become overwhelming with its highs and lows. But with endocrinologists at the helm, your hormonal health can sail into steady and calm waters.

These medical professionals are trained to diagnose, treat, and help manage imbalances and conditions affecting the endocrine system and hormones, such as thyroid disorders, PCOS, reproductive issues, diabetes, and even thyroid cancer. We've identified the endocrinologists who can steer you toward hormonal balance and overall health with compassion and expertise.

How We Chose the Best Endocrinologists in Toronto

How Much Does a Consult with an Endocrinologist Cost in Toronto?

If you’re a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident, there’s no fee for visiting an endocrinologist as long as you provide your provincially-registered health card.Consult with your healthcare provider or insurance company for a clearer understanding of potential costs and coverage options.

Qualifications: We selected practising endocrinologists possessing the necessary designations and extensive field experience. Our evaluation included reviewing their educational background, research involvement, and hospital affiliations.
Specialisations: We took note of their areas of expertise, recognising that endocrinology covers a broad range of hormonal imbalances and disorders.
Bedside Manner: We assessed their ability to empathise and provide genuine care through patient feedback. We also considered their attentiveness and communication style, ensuring they provide thoughtful and easy-to-grasp concepts. 
Availability: We considered appointment scheduling, waiting times, and responsiveness to meet patients’ needs. 
Facilities: We prioritised endocrinologists affiliated with advanced medical centres and clinics, maintaining high hygiene standards.
Follow-up Care: We evaluated their commitment to monitoring and optimising patients’ treatment plans for effective aftercare.

1. Dr. Nadeem Aslam

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ADDRESSSuite 2B, 1723 Kipling Avenue, Etobicoke, ON M9R 4E1
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Nadeem Aslam’s medical journey involves many places, starting in his hometown of Pakistan. Later, he moved to the US where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University and his fellowship in Endocrinology at the VA Medical Center in Phoenix.

He spent the majority of his career serving as an endocrinologist at the Internist Associates of Central New York, VA Medical Center, and Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital in New York.

Today, he is a distinguished specialist at LMC, the country’s largest healthcare provider specialising in endocrinology and diabetes. With over 20 years of clinical practice, Dr. Aslam possesses a profound understanding of conditions related to the endocrine system and metabolism, especially diabetes mellitus and lipid disorders.

Dr. Aslam is a devoted clinical investigator and is affiliated with the Endocrine Society and the American Diabetes Association, among others.


  • Empathic and highly-attentive
  • Updated knowledge of medical treatments
  • Specialises in diabetes, lipid, and thyroid disorders
  • Very detailed and specific instructions for treatment
  • Proactive support until follow-up care


  • Few reports of no-shows for appointments

Patient Reviews

No question was too much or too little for him to answer

“I was impressed with the way this doctor answered my questions, without cutting me off. He is full of empathy. His knowledge is exceptional. No question was too much or too little for him to answer. Very compassionate and caring doctor… I would highly recommend this specialist.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

Extremely helpful and wants to do what’s in my best interest

“I’ve been seeing Dr. Aslam for a few years now and I find him to be very attentive, his knowledge is at the top of his field as he is up to date on all the meds that are out there for diabetic patients. Extremely helpful and wants to do what’s in my best interest. I feel very fortunate to have him as my specialist.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

2. Dr. Shereen Ezzat

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ADDRESSUnit 9NU 986, 585 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Dr. Shereen Ezzat is a world-renowned endocrinologist, acclaimed for his significant research contributions in the field of endocrine cancers, with over 250 research articles to his credit. He serves as a physician at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, is part of the University Health Network (UHN), and holds a senior scientist position in the Endocrine Oncology department.

His medical training includes a residency at the University of Toronto and post-doctoral training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Ezzat has received numerous accolades, including the Senior Scientist Award from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. Additionally, he’s an active member of several professional societies in his field.

With years of expertise in endocrine cancers, Dr. Ezzat has treated patients with rare and complex forms of cancers and pituitary tumors that lead to abnormal growth in the face, hands, and feet.


  • Treats rare forms of endocrine conditions
  • Leads in research on endocrine cancers
  • Award-winning and highly-esteemed physician
  • Excellent soft skills
  • Results-oriented and top-tier treatment


  • Months of waiting time due to high demand
  • Selective with patients

Patient Reviews

The most knowledgeable, brilliant, kind, and empathetic doctor

“I have had Dr. Ezzat as my endocrine oncologist for 5 years now and am very lucky to be in this position. He is the most knowledgeable, brilliant, kind, and empathetic doctor I have ever met and I’ve met many. He is able to think outside the box and is one of the few experts on Neuroendocrine Cancer in Canada… My type of cancer can be very tricky with strange symptoms and he puzzles and works his way through them until he has an answer.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

He will always answer your questions in a calm, clear, and concise manner

“He will always answer your questions in a calm, clear, and concise manner – a true professional. He is extremely knowledgeable and takes the time to discuss any concerns. He seems to remember little details about my situation that you wouldn’t expect. All this and a great sense of humour as well!” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

3. Dr. Jeremy Gilbert

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ADDRESSH166-2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
OPERATING HOURSBy Appointment/ Referral

Dr. Jeremy Gilbert is an active physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, where he holds executive committee positions in both the Department of Medicine Practice Plan and the Medical-Dental-Midwifery Staff Association.

His areas of expertise include diabetes management and addressing complications faced by diabetic women during pregnancy. He demonstrates his commitment to these fields by actively participating in professional associations such as The Banting and Best Diabetes Care and Education Committee and the Toronto Diabetes Association.

Dr. Gilbert is equally passionate about clinical practice as he is about teaching, earning him recognition with a Young Teacher Award from U of T and the George Frum Award from Sunnybrook, among many others.

He completed his medical degree and residencies in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at U of T. Notably, he also obtained a master’s in teaching and has become a prolific associate professor, educating both undergraduate and postgraduate students.


  • Very caring and attentive towards patients
  • On-time appointments
  • Responsive through calls
  • Specialises in treating diabetes in pregnant women
  • Heavily involved in medical education


  • Few reports of rushed appointments
  • Not ideal for thyroid disorders

Patient Reviews

Sweet, caring, and attentive doctor

“After just one visit, I knew he was the one for me. Now I have been with him for 3 years, and I’ve never been happier with the person who referred me to him. Dr. Gilbert is a sweet, caring, and attentive doctor. He always makes himself so accessible and he goes out of his way to make sure I am well taken care of. You can tell he’s passionate about his career and is not just in it for the money… He goes way out of his way for his patients.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

We need more Dr. Gilberts

“Dr. Gilbert returns phone calls promptly or messages that are given to his admin assistant. He is driving the bus and it is a great bus to board. He is there for your journey. Respectful to me – believed my concerns. Wants you to get healthy in order to manage your medical issues. He is there for you. Just a wonderful professional. I am glad he is teaching future specialists. We need more Dr. Gilberts.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

4. Dr. Jeannette Goguen

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ADDRESS6th Floor 61 Queen Street, Toronto, ON M5C 2T2
OPERATING HOURS24/7 (St. Michael's Hospital); clinic hours vary

Dr. Jeannette Goguen brings over 30 years of experience as a specialist in endocrinology and internal medicine. She completed the majority of her training at U of T, accomplishing her residency in Internal Medicine and a clinical fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

A strong inclination to medical training led to her position as an associate professor and program director at the same university. Her active involvement in medical education earned her a Certificate of Merit Award from the Canadian Association for Medical Education.

For the better part of her distinguished career, Dr. Goguen has been a dedicated staff endocrinologist at St. Michael’s Hospital, where she has contributed significantly to the Diabetes Clinic and Diabetes Education Centre. Her areas of expertise include insulin pump therapy, pituitary and adrenal disorders, as well as chronic hormonal conditions such as diabetes and hyperthyroidism.


  • Specialises in chronic disorders
  • Prompt and accessible through phonecalls
  • Thorough and methodical treatments
  • Provides consistent follow-ups
  • Accurate THS and T4 interpretations


  • Some reports of rude and unhelpful receptionist
  • Has a record of late and missed appointments
  • Selective with patients

Patient Reviews

Made me feel extremely comfortable and cared for

“Dr. Goguen has been treating me for over 15 years. She is extremely responsive and caring and always makes time for me and my questions. I feel extremely lucky to have my autoimmune disease (Graves Disease) monitored and treated by her since diagnosis when I was a teen. She’s always made me feel extremely comfortable and cared for.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

She is methodical in her approach and assessment

“Dr. Goguen is one of the best doctors I have ever experienced. She is honest, kind and so down to earth. She does not seem to have a judgemental thought… and she makes you feel very relaxed. She is methodical in her approach and assessment, and thoughtful in her responses.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

5. Dr. Dina Reiss

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ADDRESS1 Bridgepoint Drive, Toronto, ON, M4M 2B5
CONTACT DETAILSPHONE: (416) 461-8252 Ext. 2271
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Dina Reiss earned her medical degree at Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago before completing her residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Her interest in both inpatient settings and outpatient clinics was cultivated during her time there. She later achieved fellowship status in Endocrinology and Metabolism at U of T, where she now serves as an assistant professor.

Dr. Reiss firmly believes in patient-centred care and collaboration to achieve positive outcomes, evident in her exceptional bedside manners and rapport with patients. Her practice focuses on diabetes, obesity, thyroid issues, and general endocrine conditions. At Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, half of the patients she manages are dealing with diabetes.


  • Compassionate and personable towards patients
  • Optimises each appointment
  • Ongoing support until aftercare
  • Specialises in diabetes and hormonal weight gain
  • Practises in both inpatient and outpatient clinics


  • Not active in clinical research
  • Limited experience compared to others

Patient Reviews

First doctor to explain my situation in a language I could understand

“Had my first appointment with the doctor and was most impressed. First doctor in a long time to actually listen to me and was impressed with her. Never felt rushed and was the first doctor to explain my situation in a language I could understand. So lucky to have found her. On time and support staff were just as helpful.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews

She was wonderful, helpful, and thorough

“My husband had Dr. Reiss as his doctor at Bridgepoint during six weeks of rehabilitation after a double lung transplant. She was wonderful, helpful, and thorough.” – Anonymous, RateMDs Reviews