Dr. Larry Robinson serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Toronto. Dr. Robinson is based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he serves as Program Chief. He also holds the John and Sally Eaton Chair in Rehabilitation Sciences and is the President of the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He arrived in Toronto in 2014 from the University of Washington. Dr. Robinson has published extensively on rehabilitation and electrodiagnosis with >180 publications in peer-reviewed literature. He has recently served as is the President of the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and chief examiner for the EMG section of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. He developed a method for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome known as the Combined Sensory Index (he prefers the name “Robinson Index”). In 2017 he received the lifetime achievement award from the American Association of Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine (AANEM). He is also a co-originator of EMG talk at the AANEM. His research interests are: 1) Assessment and treatment of traumatic neuropathies, 2) Enhancing the continuum of care for rehabilitation after major trauma.
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