- Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine
Dr. Richard Sztramko practices both Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine at St. Peter’s, Hamilton General, and Juravinski Hospitals. He received his Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University and Medical Degree from the University of Toronto. He completed his Internal Medicine and Geriatrics residencies at the University of British Columbia. For additional training, Dr. Sztramko worked at the Memory and Aging Centre, University of California San Francisco, focusing on Behavioural Neurology. He has been an Associate Program Director in the Core Medicine training program at UBC with an interest in Resident Wellness.
In his personal life, he enjoys playing and composing music (singer/songwriter genre), running, and dining out. Dr. Sztramko has founded a startup involving inpatient physician communication and handover called the Virtual Ward, and provided advice on the implementation of telehealth. He is pursuing a Masters of eHealth at McMaster with a focus on clinician user interface design and analytics.