Dr. Maria L. Deleon-Matsuda received her M.D. degree from the University of the Philippines in Manila. She completed the Residency
in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Philippine General Hospital, and practiced as a Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist for 7 years. She and her family moved to Canada, and
shortly after that she completed Residency in Family Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton in
Dr. Deleon-Matsuda has received the Dr. Ben Finkelstein Award by the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University "for exhibiting a compassionate nature and a commitment to
treatment of families, with special emphasis on family counselling and treatment".
Dr. Deleon-Matsuda is an active member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and holds an independent license to practice issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of
Dr. Deleon-Matsuda prefers to be simply called "Dr. Maria". She has called Brantford her home since 2003 and is privileged to serve the people in her community.