Incredible Doctors

Toronto Rehab is home to incredible rehabilitation researchers and practitioners; many who are world authorities in their field.

We congratulate and applaud Dr. Mark Bayley (left in photo), Dr. Angela Colanonio (middle) and Dr. Gaetan Tardif (right) who have recently been recognized through esteemed awards:

Dr. Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Brain & Spinal Cord Rehab program

Dr. Bayley received the University of Toronto’s Department of Medicine Award in Quality and Innovation. The award recognizes outstanding leadership or academic contributions to the related fields of healthcare quality, patient safety, and innovation. Dr. Bayley is the current holder of the Saunderson Family Chair in Acquired Brain Injury Research and is co-principle investigator for Toronto Rehab’s unique Hull-Ellis Concussion and Research Clinic that is broadening the scope of concussion treatment from sports-related injuries to an emphasis on caring for the general population.  Learn more   

Dr. Angela Colantonio, Senior Scientist

Dr. Colantonio received the 2016 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Distinguished Member Award. The award honours those who have significantly contributed to the development and functioning of ACRM, and demonstrated leadership, organizational abilities and public service. Dr. Colantonio is the founder and co-chair of the ACRM Task Force on Girls and Women with Acquired Brain Injury, which was established in 2010. She is also the Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto. Dr. Colantonio was the inaugural holder of the Saunderson Family Chair in Acquired Brain Injury Research at Toronto Rehab.

Dr. Gaetan Tardif, Physiatrist-in-Chief and Medical Program Director

Dr. Tardif received two prestigious awards in May. Dr. Tardif was awarded the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Award of Merit, which recognizes its recipients for making exceptional contributions to the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation through research, education, advocacy, medical care, humanitarianism mentorship or advancement of the field. He was also the recipient of the Excellence in Medical Leadership Award from the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders, which is given annually to a physician who has made outstanding contributions to development and mentorship of medical leaders in the field of health services leadership and management.

Toronto Rehab is the number one rehabilitation research centre in the world and truly Where Incredible Happens. To ensure that the best proven rehabilitation research and technology are available to our patients and the community now and in the future, Toronto Rehab has launched a historic $100-million fundraising campaign. Learn more