DR SARA FORSYTH

SPORT&EXERCISE MEDICINE

AVAILABLE FOR SPORT & EXERCISE MEDICINE CONSULTATION AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
FOOTBRIDGE CENTRE FOR
INTEGRATED ORTHOPAEDIC CARE
778 945 6756
221 – 181 KEEFER PLACE
VANCOUVER
www.footbridgeclinic.com
FRASER ORTHOPAEDIC
INSTITUTE
604 549 4102 EX 1
403 – 233 NELSON'S CRESCENT
NEW WESTMINSTER
www.fraserortho.com

Virtual Consultations available

ABOUT

ATHLETIC HISTORY


  • Multiple time Ironman and Half Ironman Canada finisher: 2011 to present
  • 2nd Place BC Criterium Championships 2004
  • Multiple marathon and half marathon finishes – including Boston Marathon 2017 and Berlin 2018, New York 2019
  • 2nd in AG 2018, 2020 Sigge's Payak




AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST


  • High Performance Exercise Medicine
  • Female Athlete Triad, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)
  • Female athlete health: endocrinology and bone health
  • Track and Field, Cross Country and Road Running injury prevention and management​
  • Triathlete health and Endurance performance optimization
  • Eating disorders and disordered eating
  • Athlete Wellness
  • Exercise dependence




EDUCATION


  • Masters of Science, University of British Columbia (The effect of exercise on platelets in a platelet rich plasma preparation)
  • UBC Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine Diploma,(CASEM)
  • CCFP, UBC Family Practice Residency
  • MD, University of British Columbia Medical School
  • Bachelor of Science (Biopsychology), University of British Columbia




PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION


  • BC Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Canadian College of Family Physicians
  • Female Athlete Triad Coalition​





Dr. Sara Forsyth is a Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician at Footbridge Centre for Integrated Orthopaedic Care and Fraser Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Sara Forsyth earned her BSc (1998), MSc (2012) and MD (2002) from The University of British Columbia. Additionally, she has completed a 2 year Sport and Exercise Medicine Fellowship at Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre (2009) under Dr. Jack Taunton.  She holds a Diploma of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and CCFP with Certificate of Added Competence in Sport and Exercise medicine. 

She sees active individuals of all ages and abilities.  Areas of special interest include high performance exercise medicine and nutrition, female athlete health, sports endocrinology, bone health, recurrent stress fractures, RED-S, overtraining/under recovery, endurance medicine, running and triathlete health.  

An accomplished triathlete herself, Sara has completed multiple marathons, Ironman and Half Ironman competitions.  

Dr. Forsyth works with Professional, Varsity, Provincial and National level athletes in a variety of sports including track and field, cross country running, gymnastics, synchronized swimming, triathlon, cycling, Freestyle skiing, Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team and is currently the Sports Medicine Lead for Canadian Women’s  National Volleyball team, and The Vancouver Warriors National Lacrosse Team.  

 
 

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DR SARA FORSYTH
MSc, MD, CCFP(SEM), DipSportMed(CASEM)
FOOTBRIDGE CENTRE FOR INTEGRATED ORTHOPAEDIC CARE
778 945 6756
221 – 181 Keefer Place, Vancouver
www.footbridgeclinic.com
FRASER ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE
604 549 4102 EX 1
403 – 233 Nelson’s Crescent,
New Westminster
www.fraserortho.com
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