OMA President Dr. Adam Kassam
Dr. Adam Kassam works as a physiatrist and clinical associate at Runnymede Healthcare Centre and Athlete’s Care in Toronto. His clinical practice focuses on musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation, and he also serves as a faculty lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Born and raised in Toronto, the son of a Kenyan mother and Tanzanian father, Dr. Kassam was the first in his immediate family to graduate from university and become a doctor. Dr. Kassam is the youngest person ever to be elected as president of the Ontario Medical Association and is the first Ismaili Muslim and first physiatrist in this role. Dr. Kassam has a passion for bringing people together, engaging in meaningful discussions and making a difference. Dr. Kassam is proud and honoured to represent and advocate for his colleagues as the voice of physicians with health-care partners, elected officials and in the media. Dr. Kassam lives in Toronto with his wife, Naila, and their rescue dog, Lucy.
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