DR. TOMMY GERSCHMAN

Medical Doctor; Pediatric Rheumatologist; Expert in Pediatric Sport & Exercise Medicine

Tommy received his M.D. from the University of British Columbia and is a board- certified Paediatric Rheumatologist. He holds an MSc with Distinction in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health from the University College of London (UK). Tommy is the current Chair of the Doctors of BC Athletics and Recreation Committee and is the former Medical Director of Fortius Sport & Health. Tommy collaborates with the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit. He has also worked with the team at Calgary’s Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre on national studies examining risk factors for concussions. Clinically, Dr Gerschman is a consultant on sport and exercise injuries in childhood and adolescence. He works with a wide range of children, including recreational and elite athletes (and dancers). He also enjoys promoting physical activity and sport involvement for children with chronic diseases.