Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.
Tanya Cabrita joins Fortius as a Physiatry specialist and Sports medicine
physician. She has a unique combination of training, skills and experience
blending innovative expertise in spine, sports and pain medicine. She chose
Physiatry as she has passion and enthusiasm to help patients make positive
changes in their lives. Dr.
Cabrita’s focus is on wellness, lifelong activity, injury prevention and
athletic performance. Her clinical practice includes musculoskeletal, spine and
sport injuries, arthritis and pain conditions, sport concussions, preventative
health and wellness medicine. She has advanced training in diagnostic ultrasound,
peripheral joint and tendon injections and procedures including regenerative
therapies and electrodiagnostic testing.
Dr. Cabrita completed her undergraduate degree in Integrated Sciences at UBC and medical school in London, England. She did residency training in both Family Medicine; 2 years and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; 3 years. She then completed advanced Fellowship training in Sports Medicine. She is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with added qualification in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Cabrita is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the community and encouraging exercise as medicine. She enjoys an active lifestyle and has extensive experience providing medical coverage for several high schools, universities, community teams and organizations of all athletic abilities including professional throughout the years.
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Qualification of Sports Medicine
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, University of Kansas.
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emory University.
Residency, Family Medicine, Atlanta Medical Center.
MD, Doctor of Medicine, St. Christopher's College of Medicine, London, England.
Bachelor of Sciences, Honors, Integrated Sciences, University of British Columbia
Current Licensure in Medicine and Surgery College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC, Washington, Georgia.
Physiatry and Sport Medicine Specialist, Fortius Sport and Health and UBC Allan McGavin Sports Centre
Former practice EvergreenHealth Sport and Spine Care, Kirkland, Washington
Former Contractor for Veteran Evaluation Services and CenseoHealth
EvergreenHealth Sport and Safety Advisory Board
SafeKids Eastside Coalition
Medical Director for CrossFire Premiere Soccer Tournament U9-19
Yahoo Canada- Performance Enhancing Drug Interview
KING 5 News/New Day Northwest: Concussion Interview
KOMO/KVI Radio Talks
Case presentations ACSM, AMSSM, AAPM&R, AAP
Book Chapters: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference Series
Publications: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine
Rehab in Review Journal, Author and Editor
Juanita HS Football, Kirkland WA
Wichita Wingnuts Professional: American Association of Independent Baseball
Wichita Wings-Professional: Major Indoor Soccer League
Wichita Thunder-Minor League-Central Hockey League
Wichita State University NCAA Div 1, MBB, WBB, WVB, XC/Track, BB, SB, Golf, Tennis, Dance, Cheer
Newman University NCAA Div 2 MS, WS, MBB, WBB, WVB, SB, XC/TRK, Golf, Tennis, Wrestling, Cheer
Atlanta Silverbacks Coed Soccer, Atlanta Men's League BB
Medical coverage: Combat Games Mixed Martial Arts, Seattle Mist Women's Football, Women's NBA, Atlanta Dream, Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai, Georgia Fighters, Atlanta Publix Georgia Marathon and Atlanta Special Olympics.
Sport Concussion Management
MSK Ultrasound and procedures
Clinical Instructor, Department of PM&R, University of British Columbia
Doctors of British Columbia
Doctors of BC Section of Sport and Exercise Medicine
BC Concussion Advisory Network
Canadian Medical Association
Association of Academic Physiatrists
American Academy of PM&R (AAPMR)
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Advanced Team Physician
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)