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Dr. Jamie Kissick

MD, CCFP (SEM), Dip Sport & Exercise Medicine

Dr Jamie Kissick is a focused practice sport medicine physician who has practiced in Ottawa for over 20 years. He holds the Diploma in Sport Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM), and is a former president of this organization. He has special clinical interest in sport related concussions as well as athletes with disabilities. He has been part of the consensus panel at the International Conferences on Concussion in Sport in 2008, 2012, 2016. Dr Kissick was head team physician of the NHL Ottawa Senators from 1992-2002, and has also been a team physician for the Ottawa Renegades (CFL), and Ottawa Lynx (Triple A Baseball) and the National Mens’ Sledge Hockey team. He is currently a team physician with the Ottawa Redblacks (CFL). Dr Kissick has been part of the health care team at the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, World University Games (FISU), and Canada Games. He is a member of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Committee, and the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Expert Group for the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA). Dr Kissick has been extensively involved in education of both physicians and the public. He was awarded the 2006 Think First Public Education and Awareness Award, and has worked with organizations including Hockey Canada, Think First (now Parachute Canada), and the Coaching Association of Canada in the development of concussion education initiatives.