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Biography

Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dr. Jamal has been interested in the human body since a knee injury in 1997 ended his dream for Professional Sports. Since, he has volunteered as a Kinesiologist Assistant to gather insight into the world of Physical Therapy. He received a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree at York University, in Toronto, Ontario, in both Philosophy and Kinesiology and Health Sciences in 2007. He then attended D'Youville College in Buffalo, NY, where he graduated, with his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2010. 

Objective

To obtain a position where I can utilize my skills to help modernizing and revitalizing a company that drives to be a leader in its industry; while still doing work that is meaningful, challenging and important to in the healthcare filed.

My profession is undoubtedly my passion, only superseded by the desire to help people get the necessary and accurate healthcare they require to achieve their natural state of health.

My abilities and knowledge as a Doctor of Chiropractic, an entrepreneur, a clinical/medical director and as a service provider for MVA, WSIB and EHC, coupled with  my passion for health will allow me to be a significant asset to your company, 

Work History

Mar 2012Present

Clinic Director

Toronto Spine & Sports Clinic

Clinical Director, Chiropractor and Acupuncture provider of the Toronto Spine & Sports Clinic, providing assessment and treatment of Sports Injuries and Chronic conditions, such as: Disc Herniations, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Arthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Sciatica, Facet Syndrome, Sports Related Injuries and other injuries associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Sept 2015Present

Chiropractor and Acupuncture Provider

Mackenzie Medical Rehabilitation Centre INC.

Chiropractor and Acupuncture provider at Whitby clinic.  Responsible for assessment and treatment of MVA, WSIB and EHC patients.  Familiar with Universal Program, HCAI and OCF forms.  

Apr 2013Sept 2015

Medical Director

ProCare Health Group Corporation

Medical Director of 5 multidisciplinary clinics in the GTA, with a large variety of physical therapy practitioners.  Responsibilities include: staff training and support, quality assurance, implementation of policies and procedures and conducting monthly meetings.

Jul 2015Jul 2015

Medical Volunteer

Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Providing on-field and clinical Chiropractic treatment and First Aid to athletes at the Presidents Choice Pan Am Ballpark in Ajax, Ontario.

Feb 2011Apr 2013

Chiropractor and Acupuncture Provider

ProCare Health Group Corporation

Chiropractor at 3 multidisciplinary clinics in the GTA.  Responsible for assessment and treatment of MVA, WSIB and EHC patients.  Familiar with OCA PMP Program, HCAI and OCF forms.  

Apr 2011Apr 2011

Consulting Chiropractor

Buffalo Bandits

Consulting Canadian Chiropractor to the Buffalo Bandits professional Lacrosse Team. 

May 2010Dec 2010

Chiropractic Intern

Good Neighbors Health Care

Provided chiropractic care to populations that present with problems accessing the health care system as a result of socio-economic status, geographic isolation, cultural and/or language barriers.

20092010

D'Youville College Chapter Representative - Volunteer

Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Duties involved aiding the campaign to progress to give chiropractic more positive media exposure, motivate the general public to consider and ultimately utilize chiropractic services, create an identity of professionalism, which is consistent with consumer expectations, increase patient visits, give the chiropractic practitioner the marketing support s/he needs to build and maintain a successful practice.

Sep 2008Sep 2010

Graduate Assistant

D'Youville College Chiropractic Department

Assistant to Executive Director of Chiropractic Programs

Assisted in accreditation process, and curriculum update of Chiropractic program.

Assisted in organization and implementation of Chiropractic continuing education courses

Assisted Office Manager with daily responsibilities: answering phones, filing, copying, and data entry.

Featured in a commercial on Fox.

Jul 2002Dec 2010

Direct Care Worker

Muki Baum Treatment Centers

Worked in a group home and educational environment, aiding and supervising mentally and physically challenged children, teenagers and adults to complete necessary life skills.

Duties include the assessment of physical, emotional, mental and social needs of the “people we serve;” along with the appropriate implementation and co-ordination of short and long-term plans of care.

These duties were the administration of daily medication, preparation of meals and continued maintenance of living environment.

Crisis intervention was required regularly, accompanied by the continuous logging of case notes, shift reports and incident reports.

Certified by the Canadian Training Institute in Crisis Intervention with the Hostile and Aggressive Individual.

20002002

Assistant Kinesiologist - Volunteer

North Toronto Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy

Duties included set-up of modalities, teaching stretch classes, advising patients on correct form and mechanics when exercising and some administrative work.

Education

20072010

Doctor of Chiropractic

D'Youville College

Trained in Diversified Chiropractic Technique

Familiar with Thompson, Gonsted and Cox Techiques

20012006

Combined Honors Bachelor of Arts

York University

Disciplines include: Kinesiology & Health Sciences and Philosophy

Associations

College of Chiropractors of Ontario

Ontario Chiropractic Association

Canadian Chriopractic Association

Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association

National Strength and Conditioning Association

Summary

- A very responsible and reliable individual.

- Well organized with extraordinary time management skills.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Work extremely well in groups and a natural leader; however, never avoids challenges, very adaptable and work effectively as an individual.

- Strong analytic, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

- Exceptional conflict resolution and problem solving skills, aforementioned skills are only enhanced when placed under pressure.

Certifications

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

National Strength and Conditioning Assicaition

Bilingual Certification in English and French

Toronto District School Board

Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS)/AED & First Aid Certification

Pro First Aid Advanced

Basic Activator Chiropractic Methods Provider

Activator Methods

Canadian Chiropractic Boards Certificate of Attainment

Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board

National Boards Certificate of Attainment

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

National Physiotherapy Certificate of Attainment

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Certified ART Provider

Active Release Techniques

SpiderTech Kinesiology Taping Provider

SpiderTech

Contemporary Medical Acupuncture for Health Professionals

McMaster University

Graston Technique Provider

TherapyCare Resources Inc.