Dr. Margaret Burghardt is a Fellowship trained Physician with over 20 years of experience in Sport and Exercise Medicine. She completed medical school at the University of Toronto and a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Western University. She successfully obtained the Diploma in Sport Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) in 1996.
Dr. Burghardt is the current President of CASEM (2020-2021) and is the former Chair of the CASEM Publications Committee. (2009-2020).
Dr. Burghardt is an MSK Preceptor for the University of Toronto Family Medicine Residency Program. She is a former team physician for Western University and Georgian College Varsity teams.
She provides care to active people and athletes of all ages and skill levels, from youth in recreational sport, to the adult hoping to be fit, to the elite competitive athlete. She has worked at International Games such as the Pan Am and ParaPan Am Games in Toronto and Winnipeg, the World Cycling Championships, and the World Triathlon Championships. She has travelled as team physician with Athletics Canada and has extra training in the Prevention and Treatment of Running Injuries.
Dr. Burghardt is a current team physician with Swimming Canada.
On a personal note, Dr. Burghardt enjoys many outdoor activities including running and cross country skiing. She has participated in triathlons and half marathons over many years and enjoys hiking and cycle touring.