Sport & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Dr. Terry Defreitas

What is your role at the GSSMC?

Director of sports medicine services, assistant professor, and clinician

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

Yes. Chief medical advisor for Taekwondo Canada, Edmonton Huskies football, former FC Edmonton team physician

What is your clinical specialty?

Sport medicine

What did you study and where?

University of Alberta for medicine Dalhousie University for undergraduate degreee

Do you have any specific research interests & publications?

Yes. Interdisciplinary care models, team based care, the application of platelet rich plasma for chorenic musculoskeletal injuries

Do you work specific days/hours?

Wednesday, Thursday, appointment times also available on Monday and Friday

Are you affiliated with any teams?

Yes. National Taekwondo team, Edmonton Huskies football

What is your favourite way to stay active?

PI Yo, biking, taekwondo