Alessandro Francella, MD, is a Sports Medicine Physician at Cleveland Clinic Canada. As Team Physician, he works closely with the players to keep them safe, healthy and performing at their best. Dr. Francella has a strong interest in sport and exercise medicine, physical activity promotion, emergency medicine, and sideline and event coverage.
He is actively involved with the Canada Soccer and Canada Basketball programs, and previously held the role of team physician for the Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League Football Club. He is also a sports medicine physician at the University of Toronto and Seneca College. Over his career, he has provided medical care to teams such as Toronto FC, Toronto FC II, Mississauga Steelheads (OHL), Toronto Rock (NLL), the Nutcracker Ballet, NHL Referees Association, the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and the Toronto Triathalon.
Dr. Francella is proud to be supporting the women of the Toronto Six as they help to inspire future generations of professional female hockey players.
“It’s a great honour to be involved with such an incredible organization that is at the forefront of promoting gender equality and inclusivity in sport.”