Dr. Matthew Lax studied medicine at the University of Toronto Medical School, completed 1994. Prior to medical school, he studied advanced econometrics at the University of Western Ontario. Following medical school, he completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology completed 1999, and a subsequent fellowship in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Imaging at the University of Toronto, completed in 2000. He also completed a mini-fellowship at the University of Michigan focused on MSK Ultrasound. He joined the University of Toronto as a staff MSK radiologist in 2000, and has been with the JDMI since that time.
Dr. Lax has several awards including the Edward Lansdown Award for outstanding teaching in the Residency Program of the University of Toronto. He has been involved in management, committee participation, and currently holds positions with the Hospital AMO and the medical practice plan Board of Directors, which he has held for many years. His current position is Business Lead of the radiologist practice plan as an administrative lead, and an active member of the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging, as an active diagnostic radiologist.