About our Medical Staff and Support Staff
Vlade M. Gagovski, M.D., LMCC: Dr. Vlade Gagovski is a medical doctor as well as a Licenciate of the Medical Council of Canada. Following his undergraduate work in Toronto, Ontario, he completed his medical education at The Medical Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria in 1983. His post-doctoral training included a general comprehensive internship in internal medicine at the St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto, Ontario which was followed with an internship at the Doctors Hospital in Toronto, both of which are University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine affiliated hospitals.
Dr. Gagovski is licencsed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario to practice as a General Practitioner and has been practicing Independently since 1987. In 2003 Dr. Gagovski became an associate of Dr. Jesse Stoff at Immune Therapies International. Within a few years Dr. Gagovski developed a special interest in the comprehensive treatment of solid tumor cancers. This interest broadened into developing treatments that would integrate and support more commonly used traditional treatments.
He has been an associate of the Immune Recovery Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia, since 2004. Today he is the Lead Physician of our Toronto Clinic. Dr. Gagovski is a member of The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and The Ontario Medical Association.
Maria Gagovski, M.B. B.S. : Dr. Maria Gagovski is a senior clinical research scientist with a special interest in the integrative and alternative as well as complementary treatment methods for cancer. She received her M.D. degree in 1983 from the Medical Academy of Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria. Following an internship Dr. Gagovski passed the Bulgarian state examinations and received her general medical license in 1984. She passed the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination in 1986 as well as again in 1992.
Dr. James Meschino, DC, MS, ND, ROHP, RAP : Originally a Doctor of Chiropractic, James also completed a Master’s degree in science with specialties in human nutrition and biology at the University of Bridgeport Conn. He is also an ND, a Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner and a Registered Acupuncture Practitioner (with a special interest in chronic pain management). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Anti-Aging Research and an associate professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where he has taught courses in biochemistry, nutrition and natural medicine since 1984. James has coordinated and taught second and third year nutrition courses at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and provides continuing education courses on nutrition and natural medicine to medical doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors and other health care providers in the United States and Canada. As a faculty member of the American Council of Exercise (ACE), he has taught courses to fitness professionals on nutrition, athletic performance and anti-aging. As a guest lecturer for the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship Program (a division of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine), James teaches medical doctors from around the world (including oncologists) the scientific evidence pertaining to the role of nutrition and supplementation in the adjunctive management of cancer. James has published four books on nutrition, supplementation, and wellness, and is the product formulator for Adeeva Nutritionals based in Canada. He is the Director of Nutritional Therapy at our centre.
Support Staff and Affiliations:
Milos Burlovic, M.D. : Dr. Milos Burlovic is a medical doctor, graduating in 2009. He completed his medical science training at Xavier University School of Medicine. Followed by two years of Clinical Training through hospitals such as Grady Memorial and Emory-Crawford Long in Atlanta, Georgia. As a Canadian, who completed his undergraduate degree at University of Toronto, Dr. Burlovic is in the midst of completing all the required examinations that will allow him to practice here in his native Canada. He looks forward to a long career of treating patients with the treatment modalities he has acquired while being a part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Center.
Grado Zdravkovic, M.D. : Dr. Grado Zdravkovic is our acupuncturist. His primary interest lies in the therapeutic areas of cancer prevention and treatment, rehabilitation, holistic medicine and pain management. He has been licensed to practice medicine since 1984 when he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Skopje in Macedonia. In 1990 Dr. Zdravkovic earned a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of Zagreb, Referral Centre of World Health Organization, in Croatia. He also is a licensed Holistic Practitioner and is certified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. His past professional experience includes the positions of clinical research associate and lecturer at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, as well as visiting professor at The Spinal Cord Injury Centre at Lyndhurst Hospital, Toronto.
Since 2000 Dr. Zdravkovic has been the Director of Therapy at the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics in Toronto. He is a member of the American and Canadian Acupuncture Associations as well as the Canadian-Macedonian Medical Professionals Association. Dr. Zdravkovic also was the medical doctor of the Macedonian Himalayan Expeditions.