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Dr. Shelaina Anderson

Dr. Shelaina Anderson

Sports Medicine Physician

Dr. Shelaina Anderson joins Fortius Sport and Health as a primary care physician with special training in sport medicine. She completed her fellowship training in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of British Columbia where she obtained additional training in ultrasound-guided procedures for musculoskeletal conditions. Shelaina sees patients of all ages and athletic backgrounds. With an extensive performing arts and athletic background, her specialty interests include dance medicine, figure skating, gymnastics, and the female athlete. She has provided medical coverage at a variety of events including Skate Canada International, Ironman Whistler, World Triathlon, UBC varsity hockey and football, and for the Arts Umbrella Professional Training Program.

EDUCATION

  • Sport and Exercise Medicine Fellowship, University of British Columbia
  • Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Alberta
  • Certificate in Performance Arts Medicine by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Performance Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology), University of Alberta
  • Skate Canada Diamond Dances and Gold Skills
  • Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 2

ROOTS

  • Dance
  • Ice Dancing

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Resident, Enhanced Skills Program for the Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Physician Team Member, Canadian Association of Medical Teams Abroad (CAMTA) providing orthopedic care in Quito, Ecuador
  • Publications on topics in pain medicine, pediatric otolaryngology, and child & adolescent sport and activity

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Doctors of BC