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Matthew Sheppard


Academic Position


Staff Position

Staff Physician


Sinai Health System
Women’s College Hospital

Expertise and Academic Interests

Diversity and Wellness
Pain Medicine


Dr. Matthew Sheppard (FRCPC, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine) hails from Newfoundland where he completed his undergraduate studies in French, Psychology and Medicine at Memorial University. He completed his residency program in Anesthesia at the University of Ottawa. He subsequently completed an interventional pain management fellowship and multi-disciplinary Pain Medicine residency at the University of Toronto. His pain interests include acute pain, pain in pregnancy, chronic abdominal pain, substance use disorders and complex medical pain conditions. He has held leadership positions including sitting on the board of directors for the Canadian Medial Association, the board of directors for the CaRMS and board of directors for Provincial Association of Residents of Ontario. He presently works at Mount Sinai Hospital in anesthesia and of course, acute, chronic and obstetric pain.

Hobbies and Interest

Travel, dance, board games, and fitness

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