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Michael Catapano
Michael Catapano, MD, FRCP(C)

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room MG301
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 61455
Fax: 416-480-5886


  • B.HSc., 2013, health sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
  • MD, 2016, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
  • Residency, 2021, physical medicine and rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Fellowship, 2022, primary care sports medicine, department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Harvard University, Boston, United States of America

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Ultrasound-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for musculoskeletal, trauma and sports injuries
  • Rehabilitation after high-energy trauma

Research Summary:

Dr. Catapano’s research is focused on clinical outcomes after musculoskeletal injury. It is split between two topics in which he holds clinical expertise: rehabilitation after high-energy orthopedic trauma and ultrasound-guided therapeutic musculoskeletal procedures. He is involved in several randomized control trials, including the use of anabolic steroids for muscular recovery after high-energy trauma, as well as a leading author on numerous systematic reviews evaluating non-operative interventions for fractures and non-operative injuries.