OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM:
Dr. Ashesh Kumar, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Founder, Medical Director
Dr. Ashesh Kumar is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in the surgical and nonsurgical management of the musculoskeletal system. Dr. Kumar’s expertise extends to the emerging role of Orthobiologics and Regenerative Medicine in musculoskeletal health. He is fellowship trained in both Upper Extremity and Lower Extremity Reconstruction. Additionally he has completed fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Kumar maintains active involvement in teaching surgical technique to residents and fellows. Dr. Kumar’s research activities in both elective Orthopaedic Reconstructive Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery are published and have been presented at several international meetings. He has recently been invited to write a series of book chapters on the non-surgical management of selected upper extremity fractures. Dr. Kumar is accepting consultations for all musculoskeletal conditions and regenerative medicine therapy. Outside of the operating room, Ashesh enjoys spending time in the mountains on his snowboard.
Dr. Amir Majidi, DC, BSc
Founder, Clinic Director
Spine & Extremity Chiropractor
Dr. Amir Majidi is a board certified Chiropractor in Canada and USA with expertise in the Human Spring Approach. Dr. Majidi holds a Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College and was conducted into the Phi Chi Omega Honour Society. Dr. Majidi was consecutively named to New York Chiropractic College Dean’s list and awarded numerous scholarships for international student recognition. He provides treatment, training and progressive preventative approaches for all musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Majidi utilizes a multi-modality approach and has a special interest in extremity based care. Dr. Majidi has experience treating on tour, and he is very sensitive to the special needs of professional athletes and entertainers regarding their highly demanding lifestyle. Dr. Majidi’s work in the field of Sports Medicine has been presented internationally in a series of lectures for the American Academy of Anti-Aging And Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Majidi visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he assisted a presentation relating to biomechanics and inflammation. He has been invited to assist with workshops and presentations at medical conferences in Las Vegas, Bangkok, Bali, and Shanghai. Outside of the clinic, Amir enjoys researching and exploring new innovative ideas.
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Founder, Push Pounds, Performance Director
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OUR CLINICAL TEAM:
Dr. Joseph Menna, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Menna is an Orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in sports and arthroscopic surgery, as well as shoulder, hip and knee joint replacement. With the wide breadth of his practice, he successfully treats a variety of acute and chronic conditions, in both the upper and lower extremity. He utilizes multidisciplinary and multimodal treatment strategies to try to actually keep his patients out of his operating room and avoid surgery. Dr. Menna’s medical degree is from the University of Ottawa, followed by his residency training at the University of Toronto. His subspecialty fellowship training was completed at Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto Western, St Michael’s, and Mount Sinai/Women’s College Hospitals.
Dr. Tom Mammen, MD, FRCPC
Interventional Musculoskeletal Radiologist
Dr. Mammen is an Interventional Musculoskeletal Radiologist who specializes in ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal procedures and image interpretation in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Mammen holds a Doctor of Medicine from University of Ottawa and completed radiology residency training at Dalhousie University. Additionally, he completed subspecialty training in Musculoskeletal Radiology at St. Paul’s Hospital, University of British Columbia. Dr. Mammen holds a Master’s in Medical Education from the University of Dundee, UK.
Dr. James Shiraz Khan MSc MD FRCPC
Anesthesiologist & Pain Specialist
Dr. Khan is a specialist in pain medicine with a clinical foci in peripheral nerve modulation, acute and chronic pain therapies. Dr. Khan offers advanced medication management and image guided interventional treatments. He received his medical degree from McMaster University, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at University of Toronto. Dr. Khan completed a fellowship in pain medicine at Stanford University.
Dr. Alan Bui, DC, BSc
Spine & Extremity Chiropractor
Dr. Alan Bui is a board certified chiropractor who holds a doctorate from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Bui’s combines integrative manual therapy and full body movement exercises to manage musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Bui utilizes a customized approach unique to each individual’s in meeting their goals and has a special interest in extremity based care. Dr. Bui uses only an evidence based multi modal approach approach including; assisted soft tissue techniques, cryotherapy & compression therapies, shockwave, manual adjustments, custom ACL / PCL bracing and custom made orthotics using 3D cutting edge laser technology. Dr. Bui lives a healthy active lifestyle and enjoys working out, playing sports, reading and listening to podcasts.
Josh Irwanto, Hons BA Kin, MSc PT.
Josh completed his Master’s of Physiotherapy in Aberdeen, Scotland, shortly after earning his Specialized Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences at York University. During his time in Scotland, Josh had valuable experiences in treating patients of diverse settings including general orthopaedics, post-operative rehab, neurology, cardio-respiratory, and community home visits. Josh is an avid believer of using evidence-based treatment methods, including manual therapy, modalities, therapeutic taping, corrective and functional exercises. His treatment approach is heavily client-focused, ensuring each session to be tailored towards the client’s needs and goals. Most importantly, his passion towards fitness and rehabilitation is evident in every interaction he has with his clients. He is an open-minded therapist who will continue to hone his skills through various professional development courses.
Outside of work, Josh was a member of the Robert Gordon University varsity basketball team and continues to live an active lifestyle through fitness training, basketball, and hiking the outdoors.
After experiencing a severe sports-related lower back injury in 2014, Josh has a special interest in functional training and sports performance injuries.
Peter Cobb, CAT(C), RMT
Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Massage Therapist
Peter completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Brock University and shortly after went on to become a Certified Athletic Therapist. To further develop his manual skills, Peter became a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2013. Peter has over 6 years experience treating clients of all ages with varying injuries and conditions. He strives to determine the root cause of his clients pain and creates individualized treatment programs incorporating such techniques as trigger-point therapy, myofasical release, joint mobilization, therapeutic taping, modalities, stretching and targeted strengthening exercises.
Using his extensive knowledge of biomechanics and sport related injuries, Peter has also worked with many junior level athletes including but not limited to Hockey, Lacrosse, Football and Tennis players and volunteered on the Medical Team for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games.
Peter is passionate about helping his clients make positive, informed decisions about their longterm health, wellness and optimal performance.
Christopher Mowat, M.Exerc, C.S.C.S
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Chris completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and went on to pursue a Master’s of Exercise. Chris further specialized in strength and conditioning. Chris uses a scientific approach to train athletes and carry out active care for patients. Chris has over ten years experience in the fitness industry and a level IV trainer. Chris believes that strength is the key to movement. Movement and being active is life, and becoming sedentary is the culprit of deteriorating our health. Chris also believes that the stronger and more conditioned we are; we develop/improve one’s movement skills allowing us to live at our optimum health.
OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM:
Seema Ali, DHSA
Manager of Operations
Seema is a dedicated and energetic leader with a passion for managing a variety of tasks. Seema has completed training specific in health care administration as well as management courses to further improve her skill set. Seema has grown a special interest for sports medicine and performance. She has developed a full understanding of operating a multi-disciplinary practice, assisting our medical specialists, rehabilitation team, as well as our performance trainers. Seema has taken interest in learning about different evidence-based protocols in sports medicine. Seema continues to pursue training and she is always eager to learn innovative ideas.
Elena has ten years of experience in managing high volume medical specialists. She has a passion for medicine and administration, which makes her excellent at what she does. Elena is responsible, pays close attention and a leader when building administrative systems. Elena speaks three languages; fluent in English, Russian and Spanish.