Dr. Sara Forsyth BSc, MSc, MD, CCFP, CASEM

Sport Medicine Physician

About Dr. Sara Forsyth

Areas of specialty: Sport Medicine, Knee, Elbow, Shoulder

Dr. Sara Forsyth completed her fellowship in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Allan McGavin Sport Medicine centre under the guidance of Dr. Jack Taunton.  Dr. Forsyth provides consultation for active individuals of all ages and abilities.  An accomplished triathlete herself, Sara has completed multiple marathons, Ironman and Half Ironman competitions.

Dr. Forsyth works with varsity, provincial and national level athletes in a variety of sports including athletics, gymnastics, synchronized swimming, triathlon, cycling, and soccer. She is currently the team physician for the Canadian Men’s National Soccer team, the Canadian Women’s National Volleyball team and is the Sport Medicine lead for the Vancouver Warriors National Lacrosse team.

Sara’s areas of interest include female athlete health, sport endocrinology, RED-S, endurance medicine and running and triathlete health.

Post-Secondary Education

  • University of British Columbia
    BSc, Biopsychology
    1998
  • University of British Columbia
    MD
    2002
  • University of British Columbia
    Residency, Family Practice
    2004
  • University of British Columbia
    Fellowship, Sport & Exercise Medicine
    2009
  • University of British Columbia
    MSc
    2012