Dr. Ashok Muzumdar

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Photo of Dr. Ashok MuzumdarAshok Muzumdar is a retired physician who specialized in physicaland rehabilitation medicine with over 36 years experience in medical practice. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine of United Kingdom and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a former Medical Director of a Rehabilitation Hospital and Head of the Department of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine in an acute care hospital. Ashok served as an advisor to the Provincial Minister of Health and as a consultant to the Canada Pension Plan. He was a visiting physician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A. He worked with United Nations in France.

Ashok was Olympic Physician at the Games of the XXI Olympiad in Montreal. He was Secretary General of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association for four years. He served as Medical Commissioner with Rehabilitation International. He taught at the University of Alberta School of Medicine in Edmonton. Ashok was a member of the Advisory Council, Institute of Biomedical Engineering of the University of New Brunswick and was appointed an Honourary Research Associate, School of Graduate Studies and Research, at that university. He has written articles and medical text books on subjects pertaining to disabilities and rehabilitation.

Since retirement Ashok has been serving as a member of the Eastern Ontario Regional Leadership Council and also on the Central Zone Advocacy Committee. He served as a member of the Canada Revenue Agency’s National Disability Advisory Committee. He is actively involved with the Canadian Medical Association. He founded the Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities, the first of its kind in the world.