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Dr. Taryn Taylor

BA(Kin), MSc, MD, CCFP (CAC SEM), Dip Sport Med

Dr. Taylor attended the University of Western Ontario and received a BA in Kinesiology and an MSc in Sport Medicine (advisor Dr. Peter Fowler). She then completed medical school 2004 & residency in family medicine 2006 at the University of Ottawa followed by a Primary Care Sport Medicine Fellowship (PGY3). She is currently the co-owner & medical director of the Carleton Sport Medicine Clinic caring for the varsity athletes and she assists Dr. Andrew Marshall (Orthopaedic Surgeon) in the operating room at the Montfort Hospital. Dr. Taylor is actively involved in medical student, resident and fellow education. She has been on the Executive of the Ontario Medical Association Sport & Exercise Medicine Section since 2005 and is an active member of the Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine (CASEM). Dr. Taylor was the VMO for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 and has worked with Hockey Canada, Soccer Canada, Rugby Canada, Softball Canada and Skate Canada. She has been on the medical team for the Ontario Summer/Winter Games, Canada Games, FISU Games, Pan Am Games and Olympics Games.

Dr. Taylor has a special interest in research and currently has the role of research advisor for resident projects in the PGY3 Sport Medicine Fellowship Program. She has a special interest in concussion management and currently offers computer based neuropsychological testing (IMPACT) to the varsity athletes and to the community and holds an adjunct position in Neurosciences at Carleton. She is a member of the Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC) and contributed to the Pediatric Concussion Guidelines. She also has a keen interest in ACL prevention and has assisted in the development of an ACL prevention program at Carleton University while being an author on CASEM’s position paper supporting such interventions. She enjoys continuing education and the opportunity to develop as a sport medicine physician by gaining knowledge from her highly esteemed colleagues and the allied health care professionals in a variety of disciplines.

Highlights of Dr. Taylor’s sport and event coverage are the following:

Professional:

  • Team physician for the Ottawa 67’s OHL Hockey Team – 2007-Present
  • Team Physician for the Ottawa Fury FC – 2014-Present

International:

  • VMO Team Canada Women’s Soccer Game vs. Brazil, TD Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada June 7, 2016
  • Host Medical, White Water Kayak, 2015 Pan American Summer Games: Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 13-21, 2015
  • Venue Medical Officer 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Ottawa, Ontario, June 6-July 5, 2015
  • Alternate, Core Medical Team Winter Olympics, Sochi Russia, 2014
  • CMO Canada Health Care Team 2013 Winter Universiade Games (FISU): Trentino, Italy Dec 5-23,2013
  • Host Medical, IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, Ottawa, Ontario, April 2-9, 2013
  • Team Physician Senior National Figure Skating Team: ISU Four Continents Championship, Colorado Springs, USA Feb 6-13, 2012
  • Team Canada Health Care Team 2011 Pan American Summer Games: Guadalajara, Mexico Oct 6-Nov 1, 2011
  • Team Physician for the U20 Canadian National Men’s Soccer Team, 2011 CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship, Ciudad Guatemala, March 28-April 10, 2011
  • Team Canada Health Care Team 2011 Winter Universiade Games (FISU): Erzurum, Turkey Jan 27- Feb 6, 2011
  • Head Physician Canadian Men’s Hockey Team 2011 FISU Games: Erzurum, Turkey Jan 27- Feb 6, 2011.
  • Team Physician U22 National Women`s Hockey Team,. MLP Cup, Kreuzlingen Switzerland, Jan 1-Jan 10, 2011
  • Team Physician for the Canadian Senior National Figure Skating Team: ISU Grand Prix, Cup of China, Beijing, China Nov 3-8, 2010
  • Host Medical coverage Men’s Hockey, 2010 Olympic Games, Canada Hockey Place, Vancouver BC, Feb 2010.
  • Medical coverage at the 2009 Canadian “KCG” Grappling International and WORLD GRAPPLING TEAM TRIALS, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Aug 8-9, 2009
  • Head Physician at the Civic Center & Medical Coverage at the World Junior Hockey Championships: Dec 23, 2008- Jan 5, 2009
  • Team Physician for the Canadian Junior National Figure Skating Team: ISU JGP Mexico Cup Sept 10-14, 2008
  • Team Physician for the Canadian National Women’s Softball Team for Olympic Tryouts and the China Cup: Sept 30-Oct 16, 2007, Beijing, China
  • March 2-19, 2008, Sydney Australia
  • Medical coverage at the 2006 Furlani Cup International Men’s Volleyball tournament – Sept 6-9, 2006

National:

  • Physician/Medical Coverage Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Ottawa, Ontario, January 16 – 22, 2017
  • Physician/Medical Coverage at the Canadian National Artistic Gymnastics Competition: Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 24-31, 2014
  • Lead Physician/Medical Coverage at the Canadian National Trampoline Competition: Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 24-31, 2014
  • Medical Coverage at the Skate Canada Senior National Figure Skating Championship, CTC, Ottawa, Jan 9-12, 2014
  • Team Physician/Medical Coverage U18 National Women`s Hockey Team, 2011 Women’s Under-18 Series vs. USA, Rockland, Ont, Aug 18, 2011
  • Medical Coverage at the Canadian National Championships for Ultimate Frisbee – Manotick Ont, Aug 18-21, 2011
  • Medical Coverage for the Canadian National Men’s Rugby team vs. USA (Churchill Cup), BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario, August 6, 2011
  • Team Physician U22 National Women’s Hockey Team, Selection Camp & USA tournament – Toronto August 10-22, 2010
  • Medical Coverage/Sponsored Physician at the Canada Games, PEI, August 15-29, 2009
  • Medical Coverage Canadian National U17/U18 Volleyball Championship, Ottawa, Ontario – April 30-May 3, 2009
  • Medical Coverage CIS National Men’s Basketball Championship, Ottawa, March 13-16, 2009
  • Medical Coverage Home Sense Skate Canada International, Ottawa Oct 30-Nov 2, 2008
  • Head Physician CIS National Soccer Championship, Ottawa, Nov 6-9 2008
  • Medical coverage at the Regional Figure Skating Competition, Ottawa, Ontario: Sept 18-21, 2008
  • Medical Coverage at the BMO Skate Canada Junior National Figure Skating Championship, Ottawa, Feb 2008
  • Head Physician at the National Track & Field/Athletics Competition: Ottawa, Aug 4-6 2006
  • Medical Coverage at the Senior National Figure Skating Championship, Ottawa, Feb 2006

Provincial:

  • Lead Physician/Medical Coverage at the Ontario Provincial Artistic Gymnastics Competition: Nepean-Corona
  • School of Gymnastics, Ottawa, Ontario, April 19-22, 2012
  • Medical Coverage at the Ontario Track & Field Championship: Ottawa, June 20-22, 2008
  • CMO of the Ontario Summer Games: Ottawa, Aug 13-16, 2008
  • Assistant CMO of the Ontario Summer Games: Ottawa, Aug 9-13 2006
  • Ontario Summer Games Medical Team- London, Ontario Aug 2004
  • Ontario Winter Games Medical Team– London, Ontario March 2004

Local:

  • Carleton University Team Physician- Men & Women’s Hockey, Men’s Basketball 2007-present
  • Ottawa South United (OSU) Soccer Club Physician – Oct 2009-2016
  • Kanata Little League Baseball Association Consultant & Physician– May 2010-present
  • Medical Coverage at the National Capital Marathon- Ottawa, Ont, May 2005-2007, 2012
  • Head Physician at the Ottawa Skate Marathon (in-line skating)- Sept 4, 2005
  • Volunteer First Aid at Rattle Me Bones Marathon: Oct 2001-2004