Alliston Family Pharmacy (AFP) is an independent community pharmacy established in 2002 by two pharmacists, Johnny Wong and Wing J. Kwan.
AFP's vision is to be the best clinical pharmacy in New Tecumseth.
People are usually stressed at some level when walking in to a pharmacy looking for health solutions.
Our mission is to reduce stress by providing efficient and professional prescription services, by bringing new and innovative products and services, by providing information and education, and most importantly, by treating people with respect.
We would like you to walk out of the pharmacy with a smile (one of the most potent medicine).
Being a small independent pharmacy, AFP focuses on "Keeping It Simple and Special". Our patients choose to come to us because we are efficient, friendly and professional.
We respect the fact that time is precious, hence we always make sure that your prescriptions are taken care of right away. Many of our new patients were surprised and sometime shocked by our efficient service. Honestly, it takes time to see a doctor, why spend more time waiting to get prescriptions filled.
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Johnny Wong, B.Sc.Phm. M.B.A. C.D.E.
Johnny graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy Bachelor Program in 1992. From 1992 to 2002, Johnny had been working as a community pharmacist/ manager for a major national drugstore chain in Richmond Hill. In 2002, Johnny moved his community pharmacy practice to Alliston and set up the Alliston Family Pharmacy with pharmacist Wing J. Kwan.
Johnny completed his Master in Business Administration Degree at York University in 1998. During his 3 years business studies, Johnny was able to find his passion, community pharmacy practice. Johnny believes that doing something he enjoys and working hard are 2 critical success factors in a long and rewarding professional career.
Yes, Johnny likes to talk to his patients, not just about medications but sharing healthy living tips and family stories.
Professionally, Johnny is a Certified Diabetes Educator, Clinical Pharmacist at the Alliston Family Health Team, Regional Pharmacist Continuous Education Coordinator for South Simcoe, and the past-president of the Chinese Canadian Pharmacists Association (Ontario). His practice interest is in safe medication usage, Diabetes Education, Pain management, Opioid Addiction Manangement, and Women's Health.
At the personal level, Johnny likes to spend time with the family, do some exercise (running, yoga, golfing), and take pictures.
Wing J. Kwan, B.Sc.Phm.
Wing graduated form the University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy Bachelor Program in 1994. Immediately after graduation, Wing was given the opportunity to build an independent pharmacy practice in Toronto as a pharmacist/manager. Wing had proven himself and to his patients that his efficient and professional style practice can build a successful community pharmacy.
He brought along his independent pharmacy experience and started Alliston Family Pharmacy with Johnny in 2002.
Wing loves to ensure that his patients are taken care of efficiently and professionally. His unique sense of humour has brought on a lot of smile on people faces.
No, he is not Johnny's brother nor is he Johnny's son. ( sometimes, you wonder how he does it, looking like a 20 year-old all these years)