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  • Sean Wharton

    Sean Wharton MD, FRCPC, PharmD

    • Bio

      Dr. Sean Wharton is one of Canada’s leading experts in Obesity Management. Dr Wharton holds doctorates in both Pharmacy and Medicine and is a certified American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate. He is the Medical Director of the Wharton Medical Clinic in Burlington and also works as an internist at both the Toronto East General Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr Wharton’s research focuses on bariatric medicine and type 2 diabetes, and he has published or contributed to many peer-reviewed articles on a range of topics in these fields. He has also led research investigating the importance of patients having access to trained professionals in weight management, and is a strong advocate for government-funded medical care for patients with increased weight. Dr Wharton is the lead author of the weight management section of the 2013 Canadian Diabetes Guidelines, which was co-authored by Dr Arya Sharma and Dr David Lau – both recognised leaders in obesity research.