Dr. John Ho holds the Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine Diploma in Sport Medicine and is a certificant of the Canadian College of Family Physicians with a Certificate of Added Competence in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine residency and Sport Medicine Fellowship at McMaster University and received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario. He maintains an academic interest by being involved with teaching Sport Medicine to resident physicians from various medical schools.
Dr. Ho has extensive experience with varsity and elite athletes. He is currently on the medical staff for York University's Varsity Sports Injuries Clinic and is the Head Team Physician for the Men's Hockey Team. He is also the Head Team Physician for the ECHL Brampton Beast Hockey Club, and the MSL Six Nations Lacrosse team. He is currently a team physician with Rugby Canada working as the Match Doctor for International Rugby Fixtures in Toronto. He was the Head Team Physician for Rugby Ontario and the MLL Toronto Nationals lacrosse team. During his time in Hamilton, he was part of the McMaster Varsity Athletic medical team. He was also involved with the medical team of the CFL Hamilton Tiger Cats and the NLL Toronto Rock.
He has travelled internationally with several Canadian sports teams to cover events such as the U20 World Rugby Championships and the World Snowboard Cup Finals. Dr. Ho has also covered several high level sporting events including the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, World Lacrosse Championships, World Road Cycling Championships, the World Water Polo Championships and four Canada Games. He travelled with the National Rugby Team to cover the Churchill Cup in England and with Team Canada for the World University Games in Shenzhen, China.
Recently, he was the Chief Medical Officer for the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships in Toronto and travelled with the National Junior Men's Basketball Team to the 2015 World Cup Championships in Greece. He will again be the Chief Medical Officer for the upcoming 2017 IIHF World Junior Championships in Toronto.