Purtzki, Jacqueline, MD, FRCPC
Dr Jacqueline Purtzki is a Royal College certified specialist in the area of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and completed further subspecialty training in pediatric rehabilitation. She currently works at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver, in the Adolescent and Young Adult Service. She also practices at the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, part of BCCH, in the area of pediatric brain injury and neuromotor rehabilitation.
Her special interests are in pediatric rehabilitation of brain injury, neuromotor and musculoskeletal conditions, spasticity management and transition of adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities. Additionally she has a private EMG practice.
She is currently an Assistant Professor with the department of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital and with the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the International Brain Injury Association.