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Tim Rindlisbacher, BSc (PT), MD, Dip. Sport Med., (CASEM)

Tim Rindlisbacher, MD, BSc (PT)

Biography

Dr. Tim Rindlisbacher, MD, is the Director of Sports Health at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Dr. Rindlisbacher provides physical assessments, diagnoses and treatment plans for Sports Health patients.

Dr. Rindlisbacher received his Bachelor of Sciences in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto before going on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto. He completed both his internship and residency training at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Rindlisbacher is currently the Head Team Physician for the Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Dr. Rindlisbacher has also acted as the Team Physician for other professional sports teams including the Toronto Raptors, Toronto Argonauts, Buffalo Bills and Toronto Roadrunners Hockey Club.

Passionate about hockey, Dr. Rindlisbacher has provided his medical expertise to junior hockey teams for over 17 years including the Mississauga Ice Dogs, Mississauga St. Michael's Majors and Team Canada’s Under-18 Men's and World Junior National Teams. Dr. Rindlisbacher has also provided medical coverage for other teams and events including the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, Skate Canada, Gymnastics Canada, and the Toronto and Mississauga Marathons. He has been appointed the role of Lead Medical Doctor for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto (TPASC).

Widely respected for his leadership qualities, Dr. Rindlisbacher is a consultant to the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) and the National Ballet School (NBS) of Canada. Dr. Rindlisbacher has also appeared on CTV, CBC and TSN, and contributed sports health articles to the National Post and Globe and Mail.

Education/Training

Internship
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON
Residency
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Family Medicine
Toronto, ON
Doctor of Medicine 
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Bachelor of Sciences
University of Toronto
Physiotherapy
Toronto, ON

Certificates

Diploma of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM)

Specialty Interests

Sports Health
Injuries to Professional Athletes

Professional Memberships

Canadian Medical Association
Ontario Medical Association
Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine
College of Family Physicians of Canada
Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Ontario Physiotherapy Association