Dr. Farah Tabassum is a consultant physician on staff at Women’s College Hospital’s Environmental Health Clinic (EHC) and is a part-time Clinical Lecturer with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Prior to joining the EHC, she completed a year-long fellowship in Clinical Environmental Health through the Department of Family and Community Medicine Enhanced Skills Program at the University of Toronto. Alongside her fellowship, she completed Functional Medicine training through the Institute of Functional Medicine and received her Certified Practitioner status. Earlier in her career, she was on staff for over 12 years at the The Four Villages Community Health Centre and previously had a private psychotherapy practice.

In addition to her work at the EHC, she presently serves as a consultant physician with Ontario’s eConsult physicians group, on the topics of Post COVID Condition fatigue and on environmentally linked complex chronic conditions.  In June 2023, she joined Ontario’s Centre for Effective Practice as the Clinical Lead to support the development of a tool for primary care clinicians on the topics of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Fibromyalgia, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS).

She has always had an avid interest in integrative approaches to health, wellness and preventative care. She graduated from McMaster University’s Family Medicine training program in 2001 and prior to this obtained her medical degree from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine.



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