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Dr. Don Hedges

Dr. Don Hedges - Team Doctor

I am in private practice in New Westminster, B.C. Since 1984 I have taught a course on sports injuries at Simon Fraser University every semester.  I was the team physician for the Vancouver Whitecaps for 22 years, a team physician for Rugby Canada and the team physician for the Vancouver Ravens of the National Lacrosse League (NLL).  I am the team physician for the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club, the New Westminster Hyacks football team, the Coquitlam Adanacs of the Western Lacrosse Association, three Junior “A” lacrosse teams, BC Rugby and the Vancouver Stealth of the NLL.  Since 1998 I have been team physician for Team Canada Lacrosse in both field and indoor lacrosse including at the World Championships.  In October of 2011 I was inducted in the supporters’ category into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  I am a member of the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and was named “Canadian Community Sports Physician of the Year” by CASEM in 2013.