435 King St. N, Waterloo

Shun Sakai


Physician Assistant

Shun graduated from Waseda University in Tokyo with a Bachelor of Sports Science in 2009.  He pursued further education in Canada and completed the Advanced Athletic Therapy program at Mount Royal University in Calgary in 2011.  He worked as an athletic therapist for 8 years in various sports settings as well as in a sports medicine clinic in Edmonton under physicians with multiple subspecialties.  With a strong passion for orthopedics, he further pursued his education in Physician Assistant Program at the University of Toronto.  He graduated from the program in the summer of 2022 and joined the MSK team in December.

Shun has been active and involved in various sports throughout his life.  He enjoys biking, hiking, skiing and playing basketball during his spare time.