Dr. Steven Dilkas

Physiatrist, Amputee and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Dr. Steven Dilkas

Industry Expertise

Staff physician in the Centre’s Amputee Rehabilitation service
Provides care to high performance athletes (able-bodied and Paralympic)

Areas of Expertise

Amputee Rehabilitation
Paralympic Medicine
Sports Medicine


• Degree, Medicine, University of Toronto
Diploma, Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine
Board Certified, Electromyography by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists
Additional Appointments
Sports Medicine Physician, Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario
Staff Physician, Amputee Rehabilitation Program
Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Physician, Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team
Physician, Wheelchair Basketball Canada (men’s and women’s teams, national academy)
Physician, Swimming Canada, High Performance Centre Ontario
Lead Physician, Aquatics, 2015 Pan American Games
Lead Sport Medicine Physician, Athletes’ Village Polyclinic, 2015 Parapan American Games
co-Chief Medical Officer, 2017 Invictus Games




Rehabilitation Trends after Lower-Extremity Amputations in Canada. Kayssi A, Dilkas S, Dance D, de Mestral C, Forbes T, Roche-Nagle G. PM&R. May 2017.  Vol 9.  Pages 494-501.

Does Size Matter? Examining the effect of obesity on inpatient amputee rehabilitation outcomes. Vivas L, Pauley T, Dilkas S, Devlin M. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2016 Feb 17: 1-7.

Impact of Increased Prosthetic Mass on Gait Symmetry in Dysvascular Transfemoral Amputees: A Randomized Prospective Double-Blind Crossover Trial. Moylan B, Paner R, Pauley T, Dilkas S, Devlin M. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 2015, 27(2): 63-7.