3695 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1N2 Canada


Downsview Orthopaedic & Arthritis Centre

Welcome to Downsview Orthopaedic & Arthritis Centre

Our Team

Tim Persaud, Registered Physiotherapist


Tim is a graduate of the Masters of Physiotherapy program at D'Youville (MPT). He is a Registered Physiotherapist and member of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Tim began his academic career by completing his Honours degree in Kinesiology at York University. He also holds a degree in Geography from York. Tim has subsequently furthered his continuing education successfully completing the Level 1 Manual therapy at the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy, Part 1 of the Certificate of Anatomical Acupuncture from the Academy of Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI), Orthotic courses (Orthotic Group), Soft tissue release (Jim Bilotta), SFMA, LILT (Meditech), Shoulder Complex (APTEI), SI Course Part 1 and 2 (APTEI), and Kinesiotape course (KTA). He is also a Certified Arcon Evaluator. He is married with two beautiful children who are his pride and joy. Most importantly he is bald but is OK with it. 

Dr. Leo Karabellas, Chiropractor and Acupuncture Provider


 Dr. Leo Karabellas successfully graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2005 following a four-year intensive training program where focus was placed on the cause, management, and prevention of pain, injury and dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system. He is an evidence-based practitioner who adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and management. He incorporates his extensive training and clinical background to bring patients a diverse range of services; chiropractic care, muscle therapy (active release), manual therapy, medical Acupuncture, rehabilitation exercise, postural/ergonomic advice, and nutritional and lifestyle counseling. Additionally, he is certified in Neurofunctional Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University and has extensive knowledge in Active Release Technique ART, custom orthotics/shoes, compression hosiery, bracing, and assistive devices. He is experienced in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of a wide range of neuromusculoskeletal conditions/injuries whether sports, work, posture, or motor-vehicle accident related (strain/sprains of spine and extremities, fractures, post-operative care, ligament/muscle tears, etc.). He believes the care and well-being of his patients is of the ultimate importance and that a patient’s therapy experience should be built upon compassion, trust, competency, and communication.

Kendra Sheppard, Certified Athletic Therapist / Administrator


 Kendra is a certified athletic therapist in both Canada (CATC) and the United States (ATC). She attended Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina where she graduated with a degree in Athletic Therapy along with a minor in Biology. While she was there she played lacrosse in the NCAA. During her time at Limestone, Kendra worked with a wide array of different populations including high school students to professional athletes.   

 Our dedicated team of highly educated professionals are ready to provide you with comprehensive rehabilitation services. Call us today. 

Downsview Orthopaedic & Arthritis Centre

3695 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1N2 Canada

Phone: 1.647.748.1005 Fax: 647.748.1007 Email: info@downsviewoac.com


 Monday: 7:30am - 7pm
Tuesday: 10am - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 2:00pm
Thursday: 10am - 7:30pm (closed 1:00 - 2:30pm)
Friday: 7:30am - 1:30pm

Monday: 10am - 7pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm