DR. SAM MERRIFIELD
ADDICTIONS DOCTOR, M.D. CCFP
Dr. Merrifield completed Medical School at the Nothern Ontario School of Medicine in his hometown of Sudbury before attending the University of Toronto for his Family Medicine Residency. By pursuing training opportunities in Addictions Medicine throughout his medical education he fostered a passion for practicing in his field. He has also done research on understanding patient perspectives regarding the link between chronic pain, high-dose opioid prescriptions and addiction. Since entering practise he has completed training in Opioid Dependence Treatment with the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Dr. Merrifield also strives to integrate psychotherapy into his practice in order to provide his patients with comprehensive care. Outside of medicine, he is a music aficionado, an outdoors enthusiast and an avid reader.