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Dr. Darcy Fehlings

Darcy Fehlings, MD

Senior Clinician Scientist; Developmental Pediatrician

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Research Focus:
Dr. Fehlings innovates and evaluates neurorehabilitation treatments for children and youth with cerebral palsy. She also leads the Cerebral Palsy Discovery Lab.

Research/Trainee/Volunteer Opportunities:
Opportunities exist for post doctoral fellows and graduate students to join our research team. 

Please visit the CP Discovery Lab page to see current opportunities, or contact Dr. Fehlings at

Education & Profession


  • M.D. Medicine, University of Toronto (1983)  
  • M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University (1991)

Professional Memberships:

  • Canadian Paediatric Society, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (President in 2015)

University Positions / Affiliations:

  • Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Division of Developmental Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto

Honours and Awards:

  • Circle of Honour Award for Research, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • John Whitaker Award for Research in Childhood Disability, Ontario Children’s Rehabilitation Treatment Centres


Current Projects


Click to see Dr. Fehlings' publications on CP Discovery Lab.

Contact Info

Contact Information:
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 
150 Kilgour Road Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8 
Tel: 416-425-6220, extension 3832

Contact Email:

Media Expertise

cerebral palsy - neurorehabilitation treatments