Dr. Emily Tam
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Emily Tam graduated from the University of Toronto with an H.B.Sc. She obtained her undergraduate medical degree (M.D.) at McMaster University. She completed the five-year residency program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry) at the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Tam is a Consultant Staff at Toronto Rehab-UHN and has a clinical adjunct appointment as Lecturer at the University of Toronto with an academic interest in medical education.
As a physiatrist, Dr. Tam sees a variety of patients with general rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, and stroke rehabilitation issues at her clinics and recognizes the importance of working closely with a rehabilitation team. Her primary clinical practice area at ASMP is musculoskeletal and sports medicine. She has a special interest in shoulders and knees, with diverse experience in many types of sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions affecting those of all ages who strive to be active and who play sports at various levels.
Dr. Tam enjoys staying active, and her participation in sports has come with an understanding of injuries sustained in tennis, rock climbing (lead climber), and dragon boating, as well as an appreciation for the challenges one may face during the recovery process, rehabilitation, and return to activity.
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