Dr. Ira Price MD, FRCPC
Dr. Ira Price is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine through the Department of Internal Medicine at McMaster University. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons trained in Emergency Medicine, with a Fellowship in Sports Medicine. For the past five years Dr. Price has been a leader in the clinical application of cannabinoids. In 2011, Dr. Price founded Synergy Health Services, the first clinic in Ontario dedicated solely to evaluating patients for the use of Medical Cannabis. Synergy is now leading the way in wellness, providing patients and clients natural alternatives to opioids and other pharmacological therapies. Dr. Price then founded the Medical Cannabis Journal Club of Hamilton; the first accredited Medical Cannabis Journal Club in Ontario.
Dr. Price has strategically partnered his clinics with Evergreen Pacific Insurance Company (EPIC) to further the education, accessibility, and advancement in opioid reduction, and affordable treatment programs for patients. The result is a unique ecosphere including Buywell, and The Alternative Health Association of Canada (AHA!). He is an internationally known lecturer and industry consultant, who has educated countless numbers of physicians and patients on the use cannabinoids. Dr. Price’s medical interests lie in the development of protocols for the clinical application of Cannabinoids and the safety of Cannabis in the public domain.