— West End Patients to benefit from specialized Sports and Exercise Health Practice —

[September 11, 2013], TORONTO: Cleveland Clinic Canada and Mississauga-based High Point Wellness Centre (HPWC) have announced a new relationship designed to bring a more comprehensive sports and exercise medicine practice to the Mississauga area and better serve the health and wellness needs of the local community. This affiliation marks the expansion of the Cleveland Clinic Canada Sports Health program and grows their presence in the Greater Toronto Area.


Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, a prominent Toronto-based physician and sports medicine specialist at Cleveland Clinic Canada who provides the medical care to the Mississauga Steelheads hockey team and was recently named Head Team Physician by the Toronto Argonauts Football Club, will lead medical services for Cleveland Clinic Canada at High Point. The sports and exercise medicine practice offered by Cleveland Clinic Canada out of High Point Wellness Centre will focus on individuals who experience muscle and joint pain, as well as youth, adult recreational athletes and professional athletes.


“We are very pleased to be working with High Point Wellness Centre to provide sports medicine services for those who work and live in Mississauga and surrounding areas,” said Mike Kessel, chief executive officer of Cleveland Clinic Canada. “With a common commitment to the health and wellness of our patients, this relationship was a natural fit for us. In addition, with Dr. Rindlisbacher’s current work with the Mississauga Steelheads, and the Toronto Argonauts – whose training facility is located in Mississauga – we have a large patient base that will benefit from the convenience of being able to continue their medical care with Cleveland Clinic Canada and Dr. Rindlisbacher at High Point Wellness Centre location.”


“Our new relationship with Cleveland Clinic Canada reflects our commitment to bringing world-class health and wellness services to our community,” commented Dr. Dwight Chapin, clinic director at High Point Wellness Centre. “We share Cleveland Clinic’s passion for excellence. Dr. Rindlisbacher’s expertise in sports medicine provides our patients with a whole new dimension of care. This relationship also strengthens our ability to support our corporate wellness clients with their specific needs. We are thrilled to welcome Cleveland Clinic Canada and Dr. Rindlisbacher to the High Point facility.”


The Cleveland Clinic Canada Sports and Exercise Medicine practice will be located at the High Point Wellness Centre at 5110 Creekbank Rd., Suite 700, in Mississauga, Ontario. Hours of operation will be Monday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekly.


About High Point Wellness Centre (HPWC)

High Point Wellness Centre is a recognized outpatient health clinic in Mississauga and offers an interdisciplinary team of health and wellness providers whose focus is to care for and educate patients in their journey towards optimal health. Operated by Chiropractor Dr. Dwight Chapin, the centre is well known for their collaborative approach in developing wellness programs for individuals, athletic teams, corporations and the community. With the expansion of Dr. Rindlisbacher’s practice to the Mississauga clinic, Cleveland Clinic Canada joins a dedicated team of health professionals operating out of HPWC. Further information about the High Point Wellness Centre is available at www.highpointclinic.com.


About Cleveland Clinic Canada

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Cleveland Clinic Canada delivers world-class healthcare to Canadian patients, a foundation built by the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic. As a leading academic medical centre, Cleveland Clinic has been consistently ranked among the top four hospitals in the U.S. and number one in cardiac care for the past 19 years. Cleveland Clinic has garnered global recognition by pioneering many medical breakthroughs including the first coronary artery bypass.

Cleveland Clinic Canada specializes in sports health, lifestyle management and wellness, and executive health programs, providing both public (OHIP) as well as private health care services. A state-of-the-art outpatient clinic that incorporates the latest technology with innovative clinical wellness programming, Cleveland Clinic Canada provides Canadians with a high-quality and convenient healthcare experience. Canadian patients also benefit from the expertise of the more than 2,800 physicians and specialists across the Cleveland Clinic network.


More information about Cleveland Clinic Canada is available online at www.clevelandclinic.ca.




For more information contact:

Sarah Baker, Cleveland Clinic Canada

416-507-6618 or bakers5@ccf.org


Sabrina Arvanitis, High Point Wellness Centre

905-624-0233 or sarvanitis@highpointclinic.com