Dr. John Pereira
CANADIAN PAIN SOCIETY
SOCIÉTÉ CANADIENNE DE LA DOULEUR
Thank you to so many who have placed their trust in me. I will work in your service, responsible and responsive to you.
Nous sommes unis par une noble cause: le soulagement de la douleur et de la souffrance humaine.
CANADIAN PAIN SOCIETY
PAIN SOCIETY OF ALBERTA
ALBERTA PAIN STRATEGY
The first pain program to win a Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) Patient Experience Award.
Biography & Disclosures
Introducing me for a speech?
"Dr. John Xavier Pereira is the President Canadian Pain Society, Founding Co-Chair of National Pain Rounds, and a member of the National Advisory Committee of Pain Canada. He previously was the President of the Pain Society of Alberta, a founding Co-Chair of the Alberta Pain Strategy, and a member of the External Advisory Panel of the Canadian Pain Task Force. He is a past Ronald Melzack Fellow of the McGill Pain Center. He has spoken on the topic of chronic pain both nationally and internationally, including at the Mayo Clinic and the Centers for Disease Control, and has personally visited 70 pain centers in the world . He represented Western Canada on the committee of physicians who wrote our country’s National Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia and now works clinically as the Medical Director of the FibroFOCUS™ program. Dr. Pereira was the physician lead of the team that won the very first Health Quality Council of Alberta Patient Experience Award in the field of pain management."
Disclosures in the past five (5) years: NONE
Accepted speaking fees directly from a pharmaceutical company: NO.
Accepted payments to serve on a pharmaceutical advisory board: NO.
Accepted payments as a consultant to a pharmaceutical company: NO.
Has spoken on TV (CBC, CityTV, CTV and Global), radio (CBC) and conducted interviews in print (Calgary Herald and City News).
Has been quoted by AAP, SBS, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, World News Australia, Yahoo NZ, WA Today, Medscape Medical News and others.
Speaks on the following topics: Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Opioids and Pain, Medical Cannabis and Pain, Nutrition and Pain, Pain in Alberta, and Pain in Canada
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Canada T2N 1N4