Glenn Berall, MD, FRCPC, MBA

  • Biographical Profile
  • Professional Information

    Areas of Treatment :
    Obesity, Feeding Difficulties, Dysphagia, Prader Willi Syndrome, Failure To Thrive, Autism and Nutrition, Syndromes affecting Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiencies

    Specialties :

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Sickkids Hospital, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, North York General Hospital, Humber River Hospital, MacKenzie Health Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital

    Practice Name :
    Infant Child and Adolescent Nutrition Clinic

    Location :
    Toronto, M2K 2W1 Canada

    Practice Website :

    Years in Practice :

    Description of Practice :

    Infant Child and Adolescent Nutrition Clinic ICAN Clinic

    301-1100 Sheppard Ave East in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Feeding Difficulties all kinds

    �� Organic

    �� Infantile Anorexia

    �� Sensory

    �� Post-Traumatic

    �� Behavioural


    Dysphagia� any syndrome that causes dysphagia

    Nutritional Deficiencies

    Failure To Thrive


    Prader Willi Syndrome

    Autism and Nutrition issues

    G-Tubes, GJ-Tubes

    Disabilities that affect nutrition

    Areas of Expertise :
    Nutrition, Pediatric Nutrition

    Education/Degree :

    Year Graduated :

    Fellowships :
    three years at Toronto Sickkids Hospital

    Board Certification :
    American Board of Pediatrics- Pediatrics; American Board of Nutrition- Nutrition

    Faculty Appointments :

    • International Public Speaking

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    I have techniques that help people develop healthier lives and better nutrition.  I help with dysphagia various syndromes that cause dysphagia.  I have a successful rate in treating obesity. 

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Ontario Medical Association

    Honors and Awards :

    • Ross Stewart Smith Scholarship, 2nd year BSc. Dalhousie University 1979-80
    • Award for Teaching Excellence, Wightman Berris Academy, University of Toronto 2001
    • Nomination for Award for Teaching Excellence, Wightman Berris Academy, University of Toronto 2002
    • Second Place Poster Presentation Award, Casas MJ*, Berall G, Kenny DJ, Chau T. Development of a novel device for the non-invasive detection of aspiration and swallowing. Dysphagia Research Society Scottsdale AZ March, 2006
    • Runner-up for the Lionel Weinstein Award for Excellence in Clerkship Teaching, Hospital for Sick Children 2007
    • Jonathan Tolkin Award for Excellence in Administration and Teaching 2009

    Articles/Publications :

    3 Books and 30 Articles Published

    Teaching and Speaking :

    I teach at University of Toronto, and teach medical students, residents, fellows, at all of my clinics.  I teach residents and students from Queens University, and trainees from all over the world.  I have lectured in Malaysia, India, Greece, Brazil, Colombia, England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Punta Cana, in many cities, and all over the United States and all over Canada

    Research Interests :

    Obesity, Feeding Difficulties, Dysphagia, Aspiration, Prader Willi Syndrome, Autism and Nutrition

    Philanthropic Initiatives :
    Advisor, Ontario Prader Willi Syndrome Association; Advisor, Prader Willi Syndrome Group Home; Helps with Disabled Individuals in Group Homes; Ambassador to Raise Funds to Fight Children's Cancer, Sears Great Canadian Run; Involved with International Feeding Group

    Attributes Success To:

    Desire to Help People and Patience

    Languages :
    English (French)

    Place of Birth :
    Halifax, NS

    Gender :

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    American Academy of Pediatrics Journal, Journal of Clinical Nutrition

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Biking, Hockey, Saxophone

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