About Us

Our Approach

Brantford-Pediatrics has been providing quality pediatric care for children from birth to adolescence since 2007. We provide consultation on a wide range of pediatric problems. Our physicians are pediatric specialists certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and have privileges with the Brantford General Hospital.

"The Breastfeeding Clinic" opened its doors on February 2nd, 2015. The clinic is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Joan Hepp, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Registered Nurse, works as the LC in the clinic with Dr. Asim Salim

No referral is required for Breastfeeding Clinic.

Our Facility

Our clinic is conveniently located at 379 St Paul Ave, Brantford ON N3R 4N5, within walking distance from the Brantford General Hospital and the Medical Arts Building. Our facility is wheelchair accessible. We have ample and free parking space.

Meet the Team

Our experienced, qualified, and knowledgable pediatricians will provide the care and attention your child needs. They are trained to treat all kind of ailments in children.


Asim Salim MD, FAAP, FRCPC

Consultant Pediatrician

Dr. Salim obtained his MBBS from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his general pediatric training at the Medical College of Ohio. After that, he took 2 years of training in pediatric gastroenterology. He eventually settled in Brantford where he established his practice as a Consultant Pediatrician.

Joan Hepp

Joan Hepp RN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant

Joan brings many years of experience as an RN and Lactation consultant in working with mothers and babies. She obtained her BScN degree from the University of Maryland and spent most of her 35-year nursing career working as a Public Health Nurse where her passion was working with prenatal, postpartum and breastfeeding mothers. Her commitment to helping breastfeeding woman led her to pursue further breastfeeding education and she first certified as an LC in 1990. Although Joan retired from Nursing, she continues to maintain LC certification and enjoys protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding.


Brooke Pearson

Brooke Pearson MD, FRCPC

Consultant Pediatrician

Dr. Pearson received his MD from Queens University before completing his fellowship in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. After practicing in Ottawa for twenty years Dr.Pearson worked at hospitals in the Middle East for 6 years before returning to Canada. For the past 10 years, Dr.Pearson has been a consultant in general pediatrics in Brantford with a special interest in behavioral issues in children including ADHD, autism, and anxiety. As someone who has always enjoyed the pure spontaneity and diverse personalities of children, Dr. Pearson feels privileged to be able to provide service to Brantford’s younger citizens.