Dr. Carl Shearer


carl Dr. Carl Shearer is a full time Sport and Exercise Medicine physician with over 20 years experience in the field. Dr. Shearer currently practices full time at NWSMC with a satellite office in Maple Ridge BC.He also offers surgical assist for the Department of Orthopaedics at Eagle Ridge Hospital.Previously, Dr. Shearer has worked at the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, and at the St. Pauls Hospital Foot and Ankle Screening Clinic (FAST Clinic). He has practiced as a full time Emergency Physician and in family medicine.Dr. Shearer’s practice welcomes referrals for all musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Shearer has a special interest in shoulder, knee, foot and ankle and hip problems. All age groups are welcome, WCB (Worksafe) and ICBC referrals are welcome. Dr. Shearer works closely with several Orthopedic Surgeons in a screening capacity.

Credentials:

  • B.Sc. General Science (UBC) 1984
  • M.D. (UBC) 1988
  • M.Sc. Human Kinetics (UBC) 1996
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine (Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Ctr.) 1997
  • Diploma Sports Medicine (Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine) 1997

Professional Interests:

  • Musculo-Skeletal Injuries
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Injection Therapies
  • Soccer & Volleyball Injuries
  • Return to Play post concussion
  • Surgical Orthopaedic Screening

Personal Sport Background:

  • Professional Soccer Player, Vancouver Whitecaps 1978 – 1982
  • Inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame and B.C. Sport Hall of Fame as a member of the 1979 Soccer Bowl Champion Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team.
  • Recipient of the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame “Brian Budd Award of Distinction” 2013
  • Canadian Soccer Association Team Physician
  • Canadian Soccer Medical Committee member
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine Clinical Instructor
  • B.C. Summer Games Medical Clinic Chair
  • 2002 FIFAU 20 Women’s World Cup of Soccer Medical Officer
  • 2007 FIFAU 20 Men’s Soccer World Cup of Soccer Site Medical Officer
  • 2009 B.C. Disability Games FirstAid Chair
  • President of the B.C. Section of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Incredible Athlete Volleyball Club Team Physician

Experience in Sports Community:

  • Canadian Soccer Association Team Physician
  • Canadian Soccer Medical Committee member
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine Clinical Instructor
  • B.C. Summer Games Medical Clinic Chair
  • 2002 FIFA U 20 Women’s World Cup of Soccer Medical Officer
  • 2007 FIFA U 20 Men’s Soccer World Cup of Soccer Site Medical Officer
  • 2009 B.C. Disability Games First Aid Chair
  • President of the B.C. Section of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Incredible Athlete Volleyball Club Team Physician

Contact Numbers:

  • Telephone: 604-526-7466
  • Fax: 604-526-4320