Dr. Randy Knipping BSc, MD, CCFP Medical Director & Co-Founder

Dr. Randy Knipping
BSc, MD, CCFP
Medical Director & Co-Founder

“Everything you do communicates with your genes.”

Professional Background

Dr. Randolph P. Knipping has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice ranging from aerospace, emergency, forensic, occupational, preventive and integrative medicine. Dr. Knipping completed advanced training in Age Management Medicine to enable him to provide the best in preventive care to his patients. He has authored over 100 original publications and has been recognized for his research in neuroendocrinology, molecular genetics and leukemia.

Dr. Knipping has pursued a wide and varied career, holding several prestigious professional appointments. His prior positions include: Chief of Emergency Medicine at Trillium Health Centre (1991-1995); Medical Support Specialist for the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (1999-2006); Coroner for the Province of Ontario (2004-2008); and Founding Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic in Canada (2006-2008). Dr. Knipping continues to practice emergency medicine at a community hospital.

Education

Dr. Knipping received his BSc (Honours Biology) summa cum laude from McMaster in 1981, where he published two scientific papers in Neuroendocrinology as an undergraduate student. He obtained his MD from the University of Toronto in 1985, earning the highest academic standing in the final year of medical school, and then completed his Family Practice Residency at the University of Western Ontario in 1986.

Dr. Knipping has accumulated extensive postgraduate training in human performance psychology, including Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy training at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto and more than 10 years of formal meditation training with two meditation masters.

Currently Dr. Knipping is completing his Graduate Certificate in Integrative Medicine and Master of Science Degree in Integrative Medicine with the Metabolic Medicine Institute and The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington DC. He is Board Eligible for the American Board of Integrative Medicine, which is a recognized specialty with the American Board of Physician Specialists and hopes to complete this training by the end of 2016.

Professional Interests

In addition to his DeerFields practice, Dr. Knipping has a passion for aviation, serving as senior aviation medical examiner for the US Federal Aviation Administration and Transport Canada, and as Affiliate Physician for Virgin Galactic performing pre-flight examinations for commercial astronauts. Dr. Knipping pioneered a novel Cognitive Meditation Training (CMT) program for pilots, air traffic controllers and executives and has been employed by a number of flight departments and airlines to manage post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including Air France Flight 358 2005, Nimrod CIAS Crash 1995, Ornge Helicopter Crash 2013, MNR Helicopter Crash 2003 and most recently, the Air Canada Crash in Halifax NS 2015. He was interviewed by CNN News Anchor Brooke Baldwin out of New York three times in March and April 2015 as a world expert on stress and human performance psychology after the German Air Suicide/Homicide crash; the interviews attracted an audience of more than 4.5 million and earned him significant public and professional acclaim.

DeerFields and Beyond

In 2011, Dr. Knipping co-founded DeerFields with the mission to inspire and empower people to achieve optimal health and vitality through delivering the most advanced preventive care and integrative wellness solutions. As Canada’s leader in integrative medicine and biological age management, DeerFields embraces a personalized, lifestyle-first approach to health and wellness designed to slow your aging process and optimize your quality of life.

Contact DeerFields today and book a complimentary consultation to discuss your health needs and goals with Dr. Knipping.

Age Well. Perform Better.

 

Dr. Victoria Davis, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC, IFEPAG, NCMP, Director, Women’s Health.

 

Dr. Davis is excited by her journey in women’s health, taking her experience with traditional medical practice and applying integrative medicine to the management of women with complex hormonal needs.

Professional Background

Dr. Victoria Davis settled in Toronto after completing a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto. Prior to this Dr. Davis received her MSc. in reproductive biology at the University of McMaster and MD at the University of Western Ontario. Further education includes an International Fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive surgery, and pelvic floor surgery Dr. Davis is also a certified North American menopause practitioner and is currently enrolled in a fellowship in metabolic and nutritional Medicine.

Dr. Davis has authored and co-authored several Canadian guidelines for the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada (SOGC) on Contraception, Rights of the Mature Minor, Female Genital Cutting, Contraception, Lesbian Health (reprinted in the British Medical Journal) and others. Publications include research papers, educational pieces and book chapters. Research areas include infertility, early pregnancy, management of pediatric ovarian cysts and pediatric vulvar pathology. Dr. Davis has presented nationally and internationally on a myriad of topics in women’s health ranging from pediatrics through to menopausal conditions. Dr. Davis answered monthly questions on obstetrics and gynecology for the Canadian Journal of Diagnosis from 2005 to 2014.

Dr. Davis has been on staff at Toronto East General (1990 – 2000), the Hospital for Sick Children (1990 – 2004), and is currently on staff at the Scarborough Hospital (2007) and Peterborough Regional Health Centre (2005). Dr. Davis has also been on staff at the Toronto Centre for Advance Reproductive Technology (TCART) and IVF Canada. Between the years of 1998 and 2007, Dr. Davis was the Medical Director for Organon Canada, a Dutch based pharmaceutical company. In 2016, Dr. Davis joined DeerFields Clinic.

Dr. Davis has been the director for the Scarborough Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre since 2008 and participates in running an Ontario under-serviced clinic in Peterborough. Dr. Davis’ interests include art, animals, second hand stores, feminism, cooking, exercise, meditation, and the pursuit of inner happiness.

Dr. Davis is excited by her new journey in women’s health, taking her experience with traditional medical practice and now applying integrative medicine to the management of women with complex hormonal needs. The application of an integrated approach to the management of fibroids, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), infertility, menstrual disorders and mature women’s health will not only improve these conditions but also optimize healthy aging.

DeerFields Clinic offers the opportunity and support for the achievement of these goals in this novel approach to medical care.

Kevin Roy General Manager

Kevin Roy
President & General Manager

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”

Kevin is very proud to be part of a tremendously passionate team at Deerfields and hopes to inspire others to approach their health & vitality in the Deerfields’ way….

Kevin is a graduate of Laurentian University (1986) and has spent the majority of his career working in the Healthcare industry. Most recently, he is joining DeerFields after spending 3 1/2 years with G.E. Healthcare in the position as Account Manager responsible for major hospitals and purchasing groups throughout Ontario and Manitoba.
Prior to G.E., Kevin worked in similar roles with Baxter Canada and Sanofi-Aventis where his “customer comes first” approach was invaluable in forging solid relationships. His hope is that his passion and belief in living a strong and healthy lifestyle will resonate well with Deerfields’ current clients as well as those to come.

 
Anthony Barsby

Anthony Barsby
BSc, CEP & Lifestyle Coach

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

As DeerFields’ Lifestyle Coach, Anthony uses the five pillars of lifestyle to provide clients with comprehensive and customized lifestyle coaching through face-to-face consultations and online mentoring. A Certified Exercise Physiologist, Anthony is proficient at fitness assessments and implementing exercise prescriptions catered to individual’s unique needs and capabilities.
Anthony graduated Magna Cum Laude from York University with a Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology and a certificate in Fitness Assessment & Exercise Counseling. Prior to joining DeerFields, Anthony worked as Exercise Physiologist at York University’s Human Performance Lab completing hundred’s of fitness assessments on athletes and applicants for physically demanding occupations.
Anthony has also worked as a Personal Trainer focusing on athletic performance development and fitness introduction.

 
Mitch Santos Clinical Assistant

Mitch Santos
Director of Clinical Operations

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

Mitch brings over a decade in clinical experience and project management. Before joining DeerFields, she worked with some of Toronto’s top cardiac and executive health clinics and an Independent Cardiac Technician. Passionate about cardiovascular health, Mitch has specialized in non-invasive cardiology Procedures such as GXT, Electrocardiography, Heart Rhythm Analysis, Holter Scanning and VO2 max. Her work and dedication to excellence assures that our clients always have a first class experience.

 
Myrna Roy

Myrna Roy
Client Services

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” – Henry Ford

Myrna oversees all aspects of the DeerFields client experience. As a successful entrepreneur, owning and operating establishments in the food industry, her previous experience in hospitality and client service, Myrna is especially skilled at developing and fostering a positive DeerFields experience through professional, courteous and efficient service.