Steve Pomedli, MD, is a Primary Care Physician and a member of Cleveland Clinic Canada’s Medical Director Program.

Dr. Pomedli obtained his Masters of Science in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics, before going on to complete his Doctor of Medicine at Harvard University. He then completed a Residency in Family Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, focused on marginalized and underserved populations, refugee and immigrant health. He furthered his specialization in this area through the Global Health Education Institute Certificate Program at the Centre for International Health. Most recently, Dr. Pomedli completed the Global Health and Vulnerable Populations Fellowship Program at the University of Toronto, comparing best practices in primary care models in Canada, the United States, and Brazil.

Dr. Pomedli is currently a Health Innovation Fellow at Women’s College Hospital’s Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care. In this role, he provides consulting services for emerging healthcare technology companies, and is engaged in the design and evaluation of new healthcare service delivery programs. He has served in a number of advisory roles, including as advisor for the Institute for Advancements in Mental Health in Toronto, and on the Canadian Medical Association Innovation Council.

When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Pomedli enjoys cycling, hiking, and spending time with his family in the great outdoors.


University of Toronto
Global Health and Vulnerable Populations
Toronto, ON
University of Toronto
Global Health Education Institute Certificate Program
Toronto, ON
St. Michael's Hospital
Family Medicine
Toronto, ON
Doctor of Medicine
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Masters of Science
London School of Economics
International Health Policy
London, UK
Masters of Science
University of Toronto
Urban Planning
Toronto, ON

Bachelor of Science (Honours)
University of Toronto
Neuroscience and Classical Civilisations
Toronto, ON

Specialty Interests

  • Primary care and mental health
  • Health system policy
  • Health technology
  • Population health
  • Health and urban planning
  • Mitigating health inequities

Awards & Honours

  • Resident Award for Excellence in Global Health (University of Toronto)
  • Brian Abel-Smith Prize for best overall performance within the MSc program (London School of Economics)
  • Joseph P. Collins Foundation Scholarship for continued engagement with the arts during medical school (Harvard Medical School)
  • Frank Knox Memorial Traveling Fellowship for outstanding academic record (Harvard Medical School)

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Medical Association
  • College of Family Physicians Canada