Blake Pearson, M.D.
Dr. Blake Pearson is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and an American Board of Family Medicine certified family physician. He is a recognized expert in the field of cannabinoid-based medicine and has treated thousands of patients with a range of complex conditions including multiple chronic pain diagnoses, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, anxiety and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Most recently, he has been specializing in cannabinoid therapies in long-term, elder care settings, with a focus on improved end-of-life and palliative care. He also has significant experience treating amateur and elite athletes, as well as certain pediatric diagnoses such as refractory epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders.
In 2018, Dr. Pearson was appointed as the Primary Care Lead for the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network’s (LHIN) Opioid Reduction Strategy. In this role he is responsible for leading a cross-functional team of healthcare practitioners to develop and implement the region’s opioid reduction plan.
Prior to starting his own practice, Dr. Pearson practiced family medicine at The Rapids Family Health Team in Sarnia Ontario, where he set up the region’s first in-house cannabinoid-based medicine program.
Dr. Pearson is also a passionate educator and spends much of his free time training and educating fellow medical practitioners, allied health professionals, policymakers, and organizations around the world.