Dr. Farah Tabassum is a consultant physician at Women’s College Hospital’s Environmental Health Clinic. The clinic provides services for patients with environmentally linked complex chronic conditions, specifically Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Fibromyalgia and Environmental Sensitivities (ES/MCS). She joined the practice in January 2019 after completing a year-long fellowship in Clinical Environmental Health through the Department of Family and Community Medicine Enhanced Skills Program, University of Toronto. Alongside her fellowship, she completed a Functional Medicine training program through the Institute of Functional Medicine and received her Certified Practitioner status in January 2019. Prior to this, she was on staff for over 12 years at a Community Health Centre (CHC). At the CHC, she worked within a multidisciplinary team providing primary care services. With a special interest in mental health, she completed training and previously had a private practice in psychotherapy and has been a Certificant member of the MDPAC (Medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada) since 2005. She has always had an avid interest in preventative medicine and integrative approaches to health and wellness. 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 in 1999.



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