Dr. Ilan Fischler


Ilan Fischler is a practicing geriatric psychiatrist, the Central East Mental Health and Addiction Physician Lead and the Chief of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Mental Health and Addiction Program at Scarborough Health Network. He has an interest in collaborative care models with Long-Term Care facilities and was the Co-Chair of the Provincial Expert Panel on Dementia with Agitation and Aggression with Health Quality Ontario. Additional clinical interests include:
* Lafe-life mood and anxiety disorders
* Behavioural and psychological symptoms of neurocognitive disorders/dementia
* Late-life psychotic illness
* Electroconvulsive Therapy

Scarborough Health Network - Centenary Hospital, 6th floor
Toronto , ON , M1E 4B9

Conditions Treated

Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and other primary psychotic disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Late-life substance use disorders, Major neurocognitive Disorder/Dementia

Procedures Performed

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Clinical Interests

Electroconvulsive Therapy, Behavioural and psychological symptoms of Dementia, Medical informatics and virtual care

Referral Instructions

Please refer through SHN mental health and addictions central intake