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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Mark Feldman, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff
Paediatric Medicine

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Director, Community Paediatrics & Continuing Education
Department of Paediatrics

Conference Chair
SickKids Annual Paediatric Update

Program Co-Developer and Director
Community Paediatrics Fellowship

Program Co-Developer and Co-Director
SickKids Teaching Scholars Program

Committee Chair
Canadian Paediatrics Society CPD Self-Assessment Committee


Phone: 416-813-7391
Fax: 416-813-7055
Email: mark.feldman@utoronto.ca
Alternate Contact: Genie Lima
Alternate Phone: 416-813-7841
Alternate Email: eugenia.lima@sickkids.ca

For more information, visit:

www.sickkids.ca

Academic Background

1987     M.D., University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

1992     FRCPC, HSC / U.of T.
Toronto, ON 
Associate Chief Resident Paediatrics

2002     Diploma, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Clinical Epidemiology

2014     Diploma, Continuing Education Leadership Program
University of Toronto

External Funding

Vitamin D deficiency in urban Canadian toddlers: a study of prevalence and risk factors.  Co-Principal Investigators: Parkin PC, Maguire J, Co-investigator Mekky M; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Dairy Farmers of Ontario ($90,000 2008 - 2010)

CIHR Emerging Team in Childhood Obesity Research.  Mcrindle, Brian, TARGet Kids group: CIHR ($2,400,000 2008 - 2013)

PROMOTE: Preschoolers at Risk - Obesity & cardioMetobolic Risk Factors: Towards Early Identification.  Birken, Catherine S, Adeli, Khosrow; Hamilton, Jill K; Hanley, Anthony J; Maguire Jonathon L; McCrindle, Brian; Parkin, Patricia and the TARGetKIDS! Team Co-applicants Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation ($168,200 2010 - 2012)

PROMOTE: Preschoolers at Risk - Obesity & cardioMetobolic Risk Factors: Towards Early Identification.  Birken, Catherine S, Adeli, Khosrow; Hamilton, Jill K; Hanley, Anthony J; Maguire Jonathon L; McCrindle, Brian; Parkin, Patricia and the TARGetKIDS! Team Co-applicants Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: CIHR (New Investigators Operating Grant) ($100,000 2010 - 2011)

HOLD IT: Health Outcomes of Low vitamin D In Toddlers: A TARGet Kids! Longitudinal cohort study.  Principal Applicant: Maguire JL, Co-investigators Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M,  Co-applicants Birken CS, Jiang D, Mamdani M, McCrindle B, OConnor DL, Parkin PC, Renihold V; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Open Operating Grant ($563,184 2010 - 2014)

DO IT! Trial Extension: Vitamin D outcomes and interventions in toddlers: A TARGet Kids! RCT.  Maguire JL, Birken CS, Hoch J, Loeb M, Mamdani M, Mazzulli T, Parkin P, Thorpe K, Vieth R, Co-applicants Birken CS, Jiang D, Mamdani M, McCrindle B, OConnor DL, Parkin PC, Renihold V; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn: Thrasher Research Foundation ($448,884 2012 - 2015)

OptEC: Optimizing Early Child Development in the primary care physician practice setting: pragmatic RCT of iron treatment for young children with non-anemic iron deficiency. Parkin PC, Co-Investigators: Birken CS, Fehlings D, Macarthur C, Maguire J, Mamak E, Mamdani M, Thorpe K, Zlotkin S and Collaborators: TARGetKids! Steering Committee (including M.Feldman): Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Open Operating Grant ($541,567 2011 - 2016)

Test-Enhanced Continuing Education - A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Feldman, ME, Co-Principal Applicant: Mahan Kulasegaram, PhD. Education Scientist, The Wilson Centre & Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto Collaborators:  Tina Martimianakis MA Med PhD. Director of Scholarship, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Michelle Wan. Administrative Director, Continuing Education, Paediatrics, University of Toronto: Educational Development Fund (Faculty of Medicine) - 1:1  Matched Funding (Department of Paediatrics) ($19,250 2015 - 2017)

Publications

O'Connor, Deborah; Khan, Sobia; Vaughan, Jennifer; Weishuhn, Karen; Jefferies, Ann; Campbell, Douglas; Asztalos, Elizabeth; Feldman, Mark; Rovet, Joanne; Westall, Carol; Whyte, Hilary: Growth and Nutrient Intakes of Human Milk-Fed Premature Infants Provided with Extra Energy and Nutrients after Hospital Discharge.  Pediatrics 2008: 121: pp 766-76. 

Lang M and Community Paediatrics Committee: Health Implications of children in child care centre - Part A: Canadian Trends in Child Care, Behaviour and Developmental Outcomes.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2008: 13: pp 863-7.  

Lang M and Community Paediatrics Committee: Health Implications of children in child care centre - Part B: Injuries and infections.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2009: 14: pp 40-3.  

 Amit M and Community Paediatrics Committee: Vision Screening in infants, children and youth.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2009: 14: pp 246-8.  

Feldman M.E. and the Community Paediatrics Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society: Guidelines for paediatric emergency equipment and supplies for a physician's office.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2009: 14(6): pp 402-4.  

Ashley Aimone, Joanne Rovet, Wendy Ward, Ann Jefferies, Douglas M. Campbell, Elizabeth Asztalos, Mark Feldman, Jennifer Vaughan, Carol Westall, Hilary Whyte, Deborah L. O'Connor, On Behalf of the Post-Discharge Feeding Study Group: Growth and Body Composition of Human Milk-Fed Premature Infants Provided with Extra Energy and Nutrients Early after Hospital Discharge: One year follow-up.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2009: 49(4): pp 456-66.  

Feldman ME, Belanger S: Extended release medications for the treatment of ADHD.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2009: 14(9): pp 593-597.  

Natasha Bollegala, Hartley Garfield,Ian M Scott,Bruce J Wright, Fraser R Brenneis, Eshetu Atenafu,and Mark Feldman: The Clerkship Pediatric Rotation: Does Setting Matter? Canadian Medication Education Journal 2010: 1(1): pp e51-e55.  

Ban Al-Sahab, Andrea Lanes, Mark Feldman, Hala Tamim: Prevalence and predictors of 6-month exclusive breastfinding among Canadian women: a national survey.  BMC Pediatrics 2010, 10:20 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-10-20 2010.  

COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE: Drs Minoli Amit, St Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Board Representative); Carl Cummings, Montreal, Quebec; Sarah Gander, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick; Barbara Grueger, Whitehorse General Hospital, Whitehorse, Yukon; Mark Feldman, Toronto, Ontario (Chair); Anne Rowan-Legg, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Dr Peter Nieman, Calgary, Alberta (Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Se: Universal newborn hearing screening.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2011: 16(5): pp 301-5.  CPA

COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE: Minoli Amit MD (Board Representative); Principal Author: Carl Cummings MD; Mark Feldman MD (Chair); Sarah Gander MD; Barbara Grueger MD; Anne Rowan-Legg MD, Peter Nieman MD, Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Section, Consultants: Mia Lang MD; Hema Patel MD: Positional plagiocephaly.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2011: 16(8): pp 493-94.  C

COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE Minoli Amit MD (Board Representative); Carl Cummingsnal MD; Mark Feldman MD (Chair); Barbara Grueger MD; Anne Rowan-Legg MD Peter Nieman MD, Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Section, Consultants: Mia Lang MD; Hema Patel MD, Principal author: Anne Rowan-Legg MD: Managing functional constipation in children.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2011: 16(10): pp 661-5.  C

Deborah L. O'Connor, Karen Weishuhn, Joanne Rovet, Giuseppe Mirabella, Ann Jefferies, Douglas M. Campbell, Elizabeth Asztalos, Mark Feldman, Hilary Whyte and Carol Westall: Visual Development of Human Milk? Fed Preterm Infants Provided With Extra Energy and Nutrients After Hospital Discharge.  Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2011: 36(3): pp 349-53.  C

COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE: Drs Minoli Amit, St Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Board Representative); Carl Cummings, Montreal, Quebec; Sarah Gander, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick; Barbara Grueger, Whitehorse General Hospital, Whitehorse, Yukon; Mark Feldman, Toronto, Ontario (Chair); Anne Rowan-Legg, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario,: Melatonin for the Management of Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2012.  CPA

HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING AND SPORTS MEDICINE COMMITTEE: Catherine Birken MD; Tracey L Bridger MD (Chair); Mark E Feldman MD (Board Representative); Kristin M Houghton MD; Michelle Jackman MD; John F Philpott MD. Liaison: Laura K Purcell MD, CPS Paediatric Sports and Exercise Medicine Section. Principal authors: Kristin M Houghton MD; Carolyn A Emery PT PhD: Bodychecking in youth ice hockey. Paediatrics and Child Health 2012: 17 (9): pp 509.  C

Maguire J, Lebovic G, Kandasam S, Khovratovich M, Mamdani M, Birken C, Parkin P on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration: The relationship between cow's milk and stores of vitamin D and iron in early childhood. Pediatrics 2013: 131(1): pp e144-e151.  C

COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE: Drs Minoli Amit, St Martha's Regional Hospital, Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Board Representative); Carl Cummings, Montreal, Quebec; Sarah Gander, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick; Barbara Grueger, Whitehorse General Hospital, Whitehorse, Yukon; Mark Feldman, Toronto, Ontario (Chair); Anne Rowan-Legg, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario,: Oral health care for children - a call for action.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2013: 18(1): pp 37-43.  C

CPS COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS COMMITTEE: Carl Cummings MD (Chair); Mark Feldman MD (past Chair); Ruth B Grimes MD; Barbara Grueger MD (past member); Larry B Pancer MD; Anne Rowan Legg MD; Ellen P Wood MD (Board Representative) Principal author(s) Edmond S Chan, Carl Cummings; Canadian Paediatric Society, Community Paediatrics Committee, Allergy Section: Dietary exposures and allergy prevention in high-risk infants. A joint statement with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2013: 18 (10): pp 545-9.  C

Laura K Purcell; Canadian Paediatric Society Healthy Active Living and Sports Medicine Committee: Catherine Birken MD; Tracey L Bridger MD (Chair); Mark E Feldman MD (Board Representative); Kristin M Houghton MD; Michelle Jackman MD; John F Philpott MD: Sport-related concussion: Evaluation and management.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2014: 19(3): pp 153-65.  C

Grace J. Lee BASc, Catherine S. Birken MD MSc, Patricia C. Parkin MD, Gerald Lebovic PhD, Yang Chen MA MSc, Mary R. LAbb'e9 PhD, Jonathon L. Maguire MD MSc; for the TARGet Kids! Collaboration*: Consumption of noncows milk beverages and serum vitamin D levels in early childhood. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2014: 186(17): pp 1287-93.  C

Daniel A Gorman, MD1; David M Gardner, PharmD, MSc2; Andrea L Murphy, PharmD3; Mark Feldman, MD4; Stacey A B'e9langer, MD, PhD5; Margaret M Steele, MD6; Khrista Boylan, MD, PhD7; Kate Cochrane-Brink, MD, DPhil8; Roxanne Goldade, MD9; Paul R Soper, MD10; Judy Ustina, MD11; Tamara Pringsheim, MD, MSc12: Canadian Guidelines on Pharmacotherapy for Disruptive and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or Conduct Disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2015: 60(2): pp 62-76.  C

Peter D Wong MBBS PhD FRCPC1,2, Malini G Dave MD FAAP FRCPC3,4, Trisha Tulloch MD FAAP FRCPC5,6, Mark L Feldman MD FRCPC7,8,9, Elizabeth L Ford-Jones MD FRCPC10, Patricia C Parkin MD FRCPC11,12, Adrianna Tetley13, Rosemary G Moodie MBBS MBA MPA FRCPC14: Community health centres: Potential opportunities for community paediatrics. From interprofessional clinical care to board governance.  Paediatrics and Child Health 2015: 20(1): pp 12-14.  C

Hashemi B, Bassett A, Chitayat D, Chong K, Feldman M, Flanagan J, Goobie S, Kawamura A, Lowther C, Prasad C, Siu V, So J, Tung S, Speevak M, Stavropoulos DJ, Carter MT: Deletion of 15q11.2(BP1-BP2) region: Further evidence for lack of phenotypic specificity in a pediatric population.  American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 2015: 167A(9): pp 2098-102.  C

Daphne J. Korczak, MD, MSc; Marianna Ofner, PhD, RN; John LeBlanc, MD, MSc; Sam Wong, MD; Mark Feldman, MD; Patricia C. Parkin, MD: Major Depressive Disorder Among Preadolescent Canadian Children: Rare Disorder or Rarely Detected? Academic Pediatrics 2017: 17 (2): pp 191-197.  C

Mark E. Feldman MD FRCPC: Amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents - Evidence for Clinicians.  Paediatrics & Child Health 2017: 22: pp 288-289.  PA