Consultant Pediatrician

Rachel Barrett


Dr. Rachel Barrett received her Medical Degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She then completed her pediatrics training at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she was Chief Resident in her final year. Since graduating, Dr. Barrett has practiced as a pediatric hospitalist as well as a consultant general pediatrician in various communities across Canada, including the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.

Dr. Barrett is excited to be returning to her hometown of Toronto and thrilled to be joining Kindercare, where she will provide consulting care to pediatric patients of family doctors in the community. She will also work part-time at North York General Hospital, covering the pediatric service and attending high-risk deliveries to provide care to the newborn. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Barrett loves teaching and mentoring medical students and residents, and has a part-time clinical academic appointment in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Barrett strongly believes that parents are the true experts in their own children, and she is passionate about working together with families to optimize her patients’ health and happiness.