Dr. Ilana Ferreira is a Registered Kinesiologist supporting the Executive Health Program at Cleveland Clinic Canada.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph, Dr. Ferreira completed her Master of Kinesiology at the University of Manitoba where she supported several research projects and taught students in the faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management. To further her knowledge, she moved to Toronto to successfully defend her doctoral thesis in Medical Rehabilitation.

Dr. Ferreira is passionate about research as a vital component in her clinical role with patients.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Ferreira participated in several large research studies, supervised both physiotherapy and occupational therapy students, and led award-winning presentations at conferences worldwide. She has expertise in working with children to reach their physical activity and rehabilitation goals.

When she’s not seeing patients, Dr. Ferreira loves to stay active and engage in regular endurance and strength training.


Doctorate of Medical Rehabilitation
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Master of Kinesiology
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
Bachelor of Human Kinetics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON

Specialty Interests

  • Research and data analysis
  • Children’s rehabilitation

Professional Memberships

  • Registered kinesiologist