Dr. Thea Weisdorf, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Joined the PRI Board: 2013
Dr. Weisdorf is a staff Family Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. In her clinical work, she practices as part of the Inner City programme at St. Michael’s Hospital. Her area of expertise is Addiction Medicine. The clinic at which she works provides care to the most marginalized populations; people with substance abuse disorders, HIV/AIDs, transgendered people, homeless and under housed, refugees and mental health disorders.
Dr. Weisdorf graduated with a B.Sc. in 1985 and a M.Sc. in 1987 from McGill University. She completed her MD in 1991 from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She did her Family Medicine residency at the University of Toronto between 1991 and 1993. In 1995, she and her soon-to-be-husband went to Cleveland, Ohio where she completed a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine and Academic Family Medicine. The following year, they returned to Toronto, where she began working in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Wellesley Hospital. This was soon merged with St. Michael’s Hospital and she has worked at the same site since 1996.
Dr. Weisdorf has been involved in several community organizations, in various volunteer capacities and continues with this as a high priority in her values in giving back to the community. Dr. Weisdorf is married with two teenage daughters and a crazy yellow lab.