Dr. Jakub Sawicki
BMSc, MD, CCFP, Medical Director, Chronic Pain Management
Dr. Jakub Sawicki finished medical school at Queen’s University, graduating with the Professor’s Prize in Community Health and Epidemiology. He completed residency at the University of Toronto and continued on as a clinical adjunct professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine while completing an expanded scope of practice in chronic pain management.
His interest in quality assurance led to an assessor position for the CPSO and subsequently an Ontario investigating coroner position in response to the growing opioid crisis. Dr. Sawicki is a published researcher, whose current interests include minimizing the burden of chronic pain and limiting opioid-related harm.
Dr. Nadia Salvo
MSc, MD, CCFP, Clinical Associate, Chronic pain and palliative medicine
Dr. Nadia Salvo received her medical degree from the University of Toronto and completed a residency in Family Medicine with enhanced skills training in oncology and palliative care.
She has gained an interest in chronic pain management through her work in palliative medicine.
Dr. Salvo also enjoys teaching medical learners and is involved in teaching at both the medical student and medical resident level through the University of Toronto.
Dr. Sapna Joshi
BSc, MD, CCFP, Clinical Associate, Chronic Pain Specialist
Dr. Sapna Joshi obtained her MD degree and completed her residency program through the University of Toronto. She believes in treating chronic pain to help improve patient quality of life, while minimizing opioid-related harms.
Dr. Joshi also enjoys teaching medical trainees, and is an adjunct lecturer at the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Christian K. Sawicki
BHsc, MBBS, FRCPC Anesthesiology, Interventionalist in Chronic Pain Management
Dr. Christian K. Sawicki finished medical school at the Imperial College of London in the United Kingdom, and his Anesthesiology residency at the University of Toronto.
He takes an interest in interventional chronic pain management and has been involved in pain research including multifactorial pain predictive modelling in hospitalized patients.