Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.
Dr. Najam Mian joins the team at Fortius Sport & Health as a Physiatrist and Pain Medicine Subspecialist. He is triple-certified in Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry).
A native of Edmonton, he completed a degree in Honors Pharmacology and medical school at the University of Alberta. This was followed by 7 years of residency training at the University of Toronto. After successfully certifying as a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist (Physiatrist) through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in 2016, he was selected as an inaugural trainee in the 2-year Pain Medicine subspecialty residency program in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto. He successfully wrote the RCPSC Pain Medicine Subspecialty examination then graduated from the University of Toronto in 2018.
Through the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM), he has obtained the Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine (2016) and has taken multiple sports medicine courses. He is an advocate of the initiative "Exercise is Medicine" and gave the first ever lecture to University of Toronto medical students on this topic in 2017. His clinical expertise is in performing precise, image-guided, non-surgical procedures to facilitate engagement in movement-based rehabilitation programs.
Bachelor of Science, Honors Pharmacology, University of Alberta, 2003 – 2007
Doctor of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2007 – 2011
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Program, University of Toronto, 2011 – 2016
Pain Medicine Subspecialty Residency Program, University of Toronto, 2016 – 2018
Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine, 2016
FRCPC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2016
FRCPC Pain Medicine, 2018
North American Indigenous Games
Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Pan American & Parapan American Games
National Hockey League Scouting Combine
Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM)
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
Image-guided (Fluoroscopic/ Sonographic) Procedures
Regenerative Medicine Techniques
Opioid Reduction Strategies
Treatment of Disc-related Injuries