What is your role at the GSSMC?
Consulting Physiatrist and Sport Medicine Consultant
Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the UofA. I also work at HealthPointe Medical Centre, a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal clinic specializing in chronic injury.
What is your clinical speciality?
My clinical specialties are sports, spine, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injury. I am an advocate or the multidisciplinary model of treatment.
What did you study and where?
I received a medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999. In 2004, I completed my Royal College specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry). In 2005, I completed a fellowship in Sport Medicine and trained to do x-ray guided spine and joint injections.
Do you have any specific research interests & publications?
My academic interests include undergraduate and resident teaching and collaborative research in concussion
Do you work specific days/hours?
Are you affiliated with any teams?
I am currently a team physician with the Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Eskimos and with the University of Alberta Golden Bears Football Team. I have been an International Classifier with the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CP-ISRA), a branch of the Paralympics.
What is your favourite way to stay active?
I stay active in the summer on the lake at our family cabin and I love going to the gym!