Daniel Warshafsky, MD, is a Sports Medicine Physician and a member of Cleveland Clinic Canada’s Medical Director Program. Dr. Warshafsky has a strong interest in public health, and holds the role of Senior Medical Consultant for the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario.  

Dr. Warshafsky first obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario before going on to complete his Doctor of Medicine. His passion for healthcare led him to pursue his Master of Public Health from Columbia University in New York. He relocated to Queen’s University to complete his Residency in Family Medicine, followed by a Fellowship in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto. Post Fellowship, Dr. Warshafsky completed specialized training through the Public Health and Preventive Medicine program at Queen’s University, a unique 5-year program that explores ways to improve the health of individuals and communities at the local, provincial, national, and international levels.

An avid researcher, Dr. Warshafsky has contributed to numerous publications and presentations across North America on subjects such as chronic disease prevention, physical activity promotion, health equity and concussion management. He currently acts as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, as well as an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University’s Department of Family and Community Medicine.   

When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Warshafsky enjoys spending time with his wife and his two young sons, swimming, reading and exploring. In his rare moments of free time, he enjoys playing tennis, golf, reading and gaming.


Queen's University
Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Kingston, ON
University of Toronto
Sport and Exercise Medicine 
Toronto, ON
Queen's University
Family Medicine
Kingston, ON
Master of Public Health
Columbia University
Accelerated MPH
New York, NY
Doctor of Medicine
University of Western Ontario
London, ON
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
University of Western Ontario
London, ON


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (Dip. Sport Med)
  • Certificate of Added Competence in Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM)
  • Certificant of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)

Specialty Interests

  • Public health and policy
  • Sports medicine
  • Concussion management

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • Canadian Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM)
  • Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
  • Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
  • Ontario Medical Association (OMA)