Dr. Emily Tam graduated from the University of Toronto with an H.B.Sc. She obtained her undergraduate medical degree 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 appointed 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 with a rehabilitation team. Her primary clinical practice area is sports medicine, and she has a diverse interest and experience in sports injuries of all levels and ages.
She enjoys staying active, and her participation in sports has come with an understanding of injuries sustained in tennis, rock climbing, and dragon boating, as well as an appreciation for recovery, rehabilitation, and return to activity.