Dr. Wade Elliott graduated from the medical program at McMaster University and completed his residency in family medicine. He completed his Diploma in Sports Medicine (CASM) following a sport medicine fellowship at McMaster University. Dr. Elliott enjoys working with athletes of all ages, both recreational and elite, to prevent and treat injuries and help athletes stay active. Dr. Elliott has a particular interest in osteoarthritis and sports participation. He is currently involved in research in this area.
In addition, Dr. Elliott is currently chair of the Hamilton Sports and Musculoskeletal Physician Group in Hamilton as well as Past Chair of the Ontario Medical Association Section of Sport & Exercise Medicine. He is actively involved in the education of medical students, family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation and emergency residents. In addition, he is co-chair of the McMaster University Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
Dr. Elliott is involved in many sports as a physician. He is the former team physician with the world champion Toronto Rock Professional Lacrosse Team and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Dr. Elliott was previously the medical director of McMaster Varsity Football team from 2001-2004. Dr. Elliott is also involved with event coverage for both national and international events and past event coverage includes the National and World Cycling Championships in 2003 and Chief Medical Officer for the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in 2003.