Dr. Zahra Bardai BSc, MD, CCFP, MHSc, FCFP completed her undergraduate, medical and family medicine training at McMaster University. She has received a Masters of Health Science degree in Family and Community Medicine from the University of Toronto. She went on to complete an Academic Fellowship, a Primary Care of the Elderly Fellowship and the 5 Weekend Musculoskeletal Fellowship through the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
She holds appointments as a Lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University.
She has also completed a Registered Yoga Teacher Training program accredited through the international Yoga Alliance. She has published multiple articles in both peer reviewed journals as well as patient education publications. She was a regular panalist for two seasons on the nationally syndicated TV show “Diagnosis MD.”
She is currently a health columnist at the local paper Good News Toronto. She has spent over 10 years teaching and developing medical educational materials at all levels of medical training and in continuing medical education. She has presented locally, nationally and internationally on medical yoga therapeutics and issues pertaining to continuing medical education. She is a family physician currently practicing in Woodbridge, ON.