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Dr. Shannon Bauman, B.S., B.ScN, MD, CCFP (SEM), Dip. Sport Med

Dr. Bauman graduated from medical school at McMaster University, and completed a specialty in Family Medicine from Queen’s University.  She returned to McMaster to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine.  She has hospital privileges with the Royal Victoria Hospital (Barrie, ON) and is on faculty with the University of Toronto Dept. of Family Medicine.  

Dr. Bauman has been caring for athletes of all levels for the last 12 years, from recreational "weekend warriors" to professional and national level competitors.  Most notably, her involvement with the World Cup Sledge Hockey 2009, 2010 Vancouver Olympics Men's Sledge Hockey, and Team Canada Senior Women’s Lacrosse World Cup.

Dr. Bauman is the Medical Director, founder of Concussion North-- a Physician led inter-disciplinary team based clinic specializing in sports injuries and sports related concussions in Barrie, ON.  She is a member of the Parachute Canada Expert Committee and co-authored the Canadian Guidelines on Concussion in Sport. She is on the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation ABI Committee and co-authored the Provincial Standards for Concussion Care and the Guidelines for Adults with Persistent Symptoms of Concussion.  She is a Medical Advisor for various sporting organizations and schools including Ontario Minor Hockey Association and the Simcoe County District School Board. 

Dr. Bauman has presented research on “Sex Differences and Persistent symptoms in Sport Related Concussions” in Berlin, Germany, Split, Croatia, Washington, DC, Victoria, BC, and Toronto, ON.  Her work has been featured in Health Magazine, NY Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and on CBC News.