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Lianne Butterfill


Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer; Director of Medical & Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Lianne Butterfill has over six years of front-line patient care and healthcare leadership experience. She is a dedicated and compassionate family physician with the North York Family Health Team. In her specialty practices, she supports the unique healthcare needs of two vulnerable populations in Canada (i.e. new immigrants and expecting mothers). Lianne serves on the Board of Directors for the North York Family Health Team where she advocates on behalf of her patients and works to improve their overall care experience.

Upon completion of her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec), Dr. Butterfill earned her medical degree at the University of Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, Quebec), followed by a family medicine residency at the University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ontario), and a low-risk obstetrics fellowship at the North York General Hospital (Toronto, Ontario). She holds an academic appointment in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Lianne has acquired professional insight and expertise through her medical practice, helping people manage the complex, short- and long-term side effects of cancer diagnoses and treatments from the moment of their diagnosis to many years post-treatment. She has gained critical personal perspective and caregiver experience by supporting both her mother and brother throughout their cancer journeys.

These experiences allow Dr. Butterfill to:

  • understand the complex medical, emotional, and personal factors that contribute to your fatigue (or risk thereof);
  • develop a personalized treatment and support plan to prevent, manage and treat your fatigue; and,
  • identify, and develop plans to overcome, personal barriers to accessing the fatigue treatments and supportive care services you deserve.