About Us

Our Clinic

The Silver Pain Centre’s passionate team of trained pain management physicians and other healthcare providers is focused in the diagnosis and interdisciplinary  management of chronic pain. We accept all spectrum of chronic pain disorders, including most clinically ­challenging cases.

Our fully­ equipped 20,000 sq. ft. facility is conveniently located in North Toronto and accessible to all major highways. Parking is free and the clinic access is from the  ground level. We have an integrated  electronic medical records system and online communication with referring physicians, pharmacies, and patients. The triage and scheduling process is efficient and timely.

Through a patient ­centered approach, Silver Pain Centre creates a comprehensive multidisciplinary plan suited for each  patient based on their age, health, personality, and lifestyle. We provide continuous support to achieve individual therapeutic goals.

Our advanced, evidence ­based solutions, including education, patient engagement, minimally invasive techniques,  pharmacotherapy, and allied health, help patients to improve their quality of life when traditional treatments may have failed.

Our Team

Our dedicated team is made up of caring and passionate individuals, including anesthesiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, general practice physicians with additional training in pain management and sports medicine, nurses, allied health professionals, and support staff.

Dr. Ernest Hew, Medical Director

Dr. Ernest Hew is a Specialist in anesthesia in critical care and management of acute and chronic medical pain. He is a former anesthesia consultant in Sweden(University of Uppsala and Gothenburg) and former co-director of ICU of Mount Sinai Hospital for 20 years.

Dr. Vladmir Djuric

Dr. Vladmir Djuric is fellowship-trained in MSK and Sports Medicine and is board-certified in Physiatry (PM&R) and Pain Medicine. He currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at McMaster University. His practice is exclusively focused on the treatment of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, particularly as it relates to spinal disorders. He is a certified instructor of spinal interventions for the Spine Intervention Society.

Dr. Faisal Motlani

Dr. Faisal Motlani completed his anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. His practice comprises of interventional pain medicine, including infusion treatments. Dr. Motlani developed an interest in the management of fibromyalgia following the diagnosis of a family member. He incorporates various management modalities for fibromyalgia as well as neuropathic pain

Dr. Anwar Victor Morgan

Dr. Anwar Victor Morgan, a general surgeon, graduating from the School of Ain Shams University in Cairo. He completed the retraining and exams to practice in Canada and received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certificate in Anesthesia in 1992. He also successfully obtained a double subspecialty in obstetrical anesthesia and Chronic Pain Management

Silver Pain Centre

Dr. Mark Friedlander

Dr. Mark Friedlander MBChB FRCPC is a specialist in anesthesiology with a special interest in Chronic Pain. He is currently Pain Medicine consultant at Silver Pain Centre in Toronto and staff anesthesiologist and consultant in chronic pain management at North York General Hospital (director of Pain Management Services from 1992-2007). He is the former Medical Director of the Pinnacle Interventional Pain Centre. He is Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He has an active practice in pain medicine and has been involved in the diagnosis, investigation and management of chronic pain for more than 20 years. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Cape Town and completed specialty training in anesthesiology at the University of Toronto and a research and clinical fellowship in pain management at Toronto General Hospital in 1992.