Dr. Carlo Ammendolia, DC, PhD
Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy & Evaluation and the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Director of the Chiropractic Spine Clinic and Spinal Stenosis Program at the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis & Autoimmune Diseases
Faculty, Spine Program and the Musculoskeletal Program, University of Toronto
Professorship in Spine, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Dr. Carlo Ammendolia received his undergraduate degree in microbiology in 1978 from the University of Toronto and received his chiropractic degree in 1982. In 1999 he received his MSc degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research and in 2005 his PhD in Clinical Evaluative Sciences from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Ammendolia also received postgraduate training and certification in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Occupational Health.
Professional and Academic Activities
Dr. Carlo Ammendolia is the Director of the Chiropractic Spine Clinic and the Spinal Stenosis Program at the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases. He is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, the Department of Surgery and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto. He is a Faculty member of the University of Toronto Spine Program and The Collaborative Program in Musculoskeletal Sciences and an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Work and Health. In 2012, Dr. Ammendolia was recipient of the Professorship in Spine Award from the Department of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine. He has been in clinical practice for over 30 years and now combines clinical practice, teaching and research in the area of non-operative treatment of mechanical, degenerative and inflammatory spinal disorders with a special interest in degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
Dr. Ammendolia is actively engaged in clinical research studies of non-operative treatments for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis, ankylosing spondylitis and mechanical neck and back pain. He is the author of more than 35 peer-review papers, reviews and book chapters and has been the recipient of the Researcher of the Year Award from the Ontario Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Ammendolia can be reached at 416 586-4800 ext 6759 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org