Dr. David Birbrager

Dr. David Birbrager is a Family and Sport Medicine physician with over 30 years of experience. A University of Toronto graduate in 1983, Dr. Birbrager completed a Mini-Residency at the University of Arizona in Sport Medicine and Exercise Physiology in 1985. He is a Diplomat of the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and was a past team physician for the Toronto Marlies (OHL) and contributing editor for the Bobby Orr sports medicine newsletter. He will be joining the SEMI team and pursuing regenerative medicine ultrasound guided injections. Dr. Birbrager has an OHIP sports medicine designation. He is married with four children and still finds time to be a multi-sport enthusiast and an avid cyclist both on and off road.

Thank you so much for restoring the gift of running to me. After visiting several doctors over the years, no one could figure out what was exactly wrong. I finally went to SEMI, and was diagnosed w...

Jerry Kooymans

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Did you know that The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that adults between the age of 18-65 should accumulate at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity 5 days a week or 20 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic exercise 3-days a week. In addition, strength training should be included twice a week with a minimum of 8-10 exercises at 8-12 repetitions.

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Sports & Exercise Medicine Institute

2 Sheppard Avenue E

Suite 601
Toronto, ON
M2N 5Y7

Phone: (416) 223-7364 (SEMI)
Fax: (416) 223-8048
Email: sheppard@semisportmed.com

Monday: 7 – 7
Tuesday: 7 – 7
Wednesday: 7 – 7
Thursday: 7 – 7
Friday: 7 – 5:30
Saturday: Open last Saturday of each month, (times vary) except long weekends, July and August
Sunday: Closed
(Not open long weekends nor Saturdays in July and August.)

40 St. Clair Avenue W

Suite 410
Toronto, ON
M4V 1M2

Phone: (416) 927-7364 (SEMI)
Fax: (647) 930-9536
Email: stclair@semisportmed.com
Monday: 7 – 7
Tuesday: 7 – 3
Wednesday: 7 – 3
Thursday: 7 – 7
Friday: 7 – 3
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

8150 Yonge Street, Suite 1
Thornhill, ON
L4J 1W5

Phone: (289) 459-7364
Fax: (905) 731-3336
Email: thornhill@semisportmed.com
Monday: 11 – 7
Tuesday: 9 – 5
Wednesday: 11 – 7
Thursday: 11 – 6
Friday: 9 – 2
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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