Michael Payne, MD
Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr. Michael Payne is a physiatrist at Parkwood Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. He completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at Queens University followed by a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine and a medical degree at Western University, residency training in Physiatry at the University of Ottawa, and then a clinical fellowship in Australia.
Dr. Payne’s clinical practice has always focused on addressing mobility limitations across a wide range of physical impairments and has been the medical director of the Regional Amputee Rehabilitation program at St. Joseph’s Health Care London since 2009. Dr. Payne collaborates extensively with Dr. Susan Hunter from the School of Physical Therapy from Western University to address research questions centred around improving meaningful outcomes for people with limb loss or deficiencies. Specific interests include mobility outcome measurements, dysvascular amputation associated cognitive impairment, biomechanics, quality of life, gait abnormalities and falls.