Specialists in Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Hugh Anton

Dr. Hugh Anton is a graduate of the University of Calgary, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 and a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1978. He completed his residency program at the University of British Columbia and obtained his Fellowship in the Specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1987. Dr. Anton was Medical Director of the Rehabilitation Clinical Practice Unit at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, which includes the G.F. Strong Rehab Centre, from July 4 1994 to June 30 2002. He was Head of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of British Columbia from July 1 1992 to June 30 2002. Dr. Anton was Chair of the national Specialty Committee in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada from January 1 1996 to September 30 2002.

Dr. Anton’s clinical practice at present includes medical and rehabilitation management of patients with musculoskeletal pain syndromes, neurologic disorders (including stroke, spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury), and multiple injuries due to trauma.   He is a member of the active medical staff at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, which includes the G. F. Strong Rehab Centre and Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. Anton’s academic activities include research and teaching. He is a Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia with postgraduate and undergraduate teaching responsibilities.