Dr. Barry Death BSc, MD, FRCP(C)

Arthur Barry Death

Professor Emeritus

Area of Focus

Amputee Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain Disability Evaluation

Bio Sketch

Dr. Death is a graduate of Trinity College, University of Toronto 1962. He worked for IBM for a year as a consultant then took his undergraduate medicine at the University of Toronto graduating in 1967. He went on to do a one-year rotating internship as a general practitioner in Goderich for ten years through to 1978. He then attended Dalhousie University where he completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation graduating in 1982. He subsequently returned to London, Ontario as a consultant in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He became Chair of the department in 1988 through 1998.

He continues to be a consultant at St. Joseph’s Hospital Pain Clinic and is a consultant for the Southwestern Ontario Regional Amputee Program. He is the Medical Director of the WSIB Regional Evaluation Centre at Parkwood Hospital and participates in DES (Disability Evaluation Specialists) a subdivision of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation which undertakes disability evaluation for insurance companies, lawyers, and organizations including Canada Pension Plan.


Dr. Death is actively involved in developing the Amputee Outpatient Clinic Waiting Room Questionnaire and has been involved in developing the mobility walk L-test. He is one of the chief authors of a paper undertaking critical analysis of existing tests of disability as it pertains to amputees.


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