Dr. Ryan Shields, MD, CCFP, Dip Sport Med
Dr. Ryan Shields is the team physician for varsity wrestling at the University of Calgary and provides coverage for men’s hockey, women’s rugby and men’s football. At the Sport Medicine Centre, he provides care in the Acute Sport Concussion Clinic, Shoulder Clinic, and Acute Knee Injury Clinic in addition to his own sport medicine practice.
Dr. Shields has provided medical coverage for Soccer Canada; Skate Canada; Red Bull Crashed Ice; National Track and Field Championships; Canada Summer and Winter Games; and national and international speedskating. He currently has a mixed practice of sport medicine, family medicine and surgical assisting.
Education: From Oakville, Ontario, Dr. Ryan Shields earned an undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics and a graduate degree in Nutrition, Exercise, and Metabolism at the University of Guelph. He completed medical school at the University of Calgary, and attended Queen’s University to complete his residency in Family Medicine. He went to the University of Ottawa to complete his fellowship training in Sport and Exercise Medicine and ultimately acquired his Diploma in Sport Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sport Exercise Medicine.