Dr. Michael Koehle

Dr. Michael Koehle, MD, PhD, Dip. Sport Med. (CASEM)
Professor, Division of Sport & Exercise Medicine & School of Kinesiology

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University

Dr. Koehle graduated from the Sport & Exercise Medicine Fellowship program in 2003. Mike has specific expertise in endurance sports, high-altitude, scuba diving and non-musculoskeletal related issues associated with exercise.

Dr. Koehle’s research program combines exercise and environmental physiology from basic mechanistic research to more clinical field studies in remote environments. He is the Director of the Environmental Physiology Laboratory, and has conducted research and practiced medicine in a variety of remote parts of the world.

Queen’s University, BScH
University of Toronto, MSc
University of Toronto, MD
University of British Columbia, CCFP
University of British Columbia, Dip. Sport Med. (CASEM)
University of British Columbia, PhD
Simon Fraser University, Postdoctoral Fellowship

Professional Highlights
Lead Physician at Whistler Olympic Park for the 2010 Olympic Games
Multiple medical missions with the Himalayan Rescue Association
Physician on the UBC/Kenyatta University Study of Respiratory Limitations in Elite Kenyan Runners

Research Interests
Environmental & Exercise Physiology: altitude illness, exercise-induced asthma, air pollution and exercise, high performance sport science.

Educational Media

Altitude Illness 1

Altitude Illness 2

Air Pollution and Exercise 1

Air Pollution and Exercise 2