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Dr. Najam Mian

Dr. Najam Mian

Physiatrist, Sports Medicine Physician and Pain Medicine Subspecialist

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. He certified as a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist (Physiatrist) through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in 2016, then completed the 2-year Pain Medicine subspecialty residency program in the Department of Anesthesia. He certified in Pain Medicine through the RCPSC in 2018. Through the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM), he obtained the Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine. His clinical expertise is in performing precise, image-guided, non-surgical procedures to facilitate engagement in movement-based rehabilitation programs. He enjoys teaching learners of all levels and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia.

Education

  • 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

Certification

  • Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine, 2016
  • FRCPC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2016
  • FRCPC Pain Medicine, 2018

Sports Medicine Coverage

  • Invictus Games
  • North American Indigenous Games
  • Wheelchair Basketball Canada
  • Mississauga Steelheads
  • Pan American & Parapan American Games
  • National Hockey League Scouting Combine
  • Vancouver Warriors

Active Professional Memberships

  • 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)

Academic/ Research Interests

  • Image-guided (Fluoroscopic/ Sonographic) Procedures
  • Regenerative Medicine Techniques
  • Hockey-related Injuries
  • Opioid Reduction Strategies
  • Treatment of Disc-related Injuries​