Dr. Steven Macaluso MD, FRCP(C)

Steven Macaluso

Associate Professor

Area of Focus

Electromyography, Stroke Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Bio Sketch

Dr. Macaluso completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology prior to completing undergraduate medicine at Western (2007). He went on to complete residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Western (2012). He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of PM&R and a consultant physiatrist on the Stroke and MSK rehabilitation units at Parkwood Hospital. He has outpatient clinics at Parkwood, Mount Hope (SJHC), and the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic.  

Dr. Macaluso is certified by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists, having obtained the designation of CSCN Diplomate (EMG), and he is an electromyography consultant at both St. Joseph’s Health Care, and the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic. He also has a special interest in Sports Medicine has provided medical coverage at regional and national levels. Through his partnership with the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic, he sees athletes of all skill levels, including those with disabilities participating in parasport.    

Dr. Macaluso is a member of the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPMR), and Canadian Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM), and has served as a reviewer for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Dr. Macaluso has been involved in several areas of research and has presented posters at several national and international conferences. This includes basic science research on Heat shock proteins and Calpain, supported via an NSERC grant during his undergraduate degree, and clinical work on Computer Assisted Technology in Spinal Cord Injured patients during his residency. Recently, he has been involved in the design of continuing medical education (CME) materials for Chronic Pain. His future endeavours include the design and implementation of an evidence based resource for the management of musculoskeletal disorders, as well as a web-based musculoskeletal educational resource for medical trainees.


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