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DR. IAN FINKELSTEIN

MSc., MD., CCFP, DAAPM

Dr. Finkelstein is a duly qualified Medical Practitioner, licensed to practice in Ontario, Canada.  He obtained both Master of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of Toronto.  He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management.  Dr. Finkelstein has been the Medical Director of the Toronto Headache and Pain Clinic for the past eighteen years and coordinates the efforts of the clinic’s multidisciplinary team. He is a Medical Consultant to multiple Pharmaceutical companies, serving as a member on their Pain Advisory Board. Dr. Finkelstein has instructed physicians both nationally and internationally on using Botox for headache and various pain conditions.  He has also been invited to lecture at both national and international meetings on the topic of multidisciplinary management of chronic pain.   As President of Tri-Medical Consulting, Dr. Finkelstein has provided consulting services to the legal, pharmaceutical and insurance industries.

He has served as a Medical   Consultant   for   AXA   Canada Insurance Company, Canada Life and AVIVA Canada.  He is a senior medical consultant at the Medcan Clinic, a private executive health clinic in Toronto.  Dr. Finkelstein has also served as a Pain Consultant for National Defense Canada.  He is presently an active member of the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Headache Society, the Canadian Pain Society, the  International  Association  for  the Study of Pain, and the Canadian Headache Society.  Dr. Finkelstein is an inspector/assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) in Interventional/Chronic Pain.  He serves as the President of the Canadian Society for Neurotoxins in Pain.  Research interests lie in the areas of chronic daily headaches, neuropathic pain and spine biomechanics.  He is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain.