Dr Polly Tsai is a Rehabilitation Physician at The Wesley Hospital with special interests in reconditioning, orthopaedic, oncology, and neuro rehabilitation. Dr Tsai graduated from Monash University in 1999. She completed her basic physician training at Princess Alexandra Hospital and subsequently underwent advanced training in rehabilitation medicine at various metropolitan hospitals in Brisbane.
Dr Tsai was awarded her Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, RACP in 2009. She is currently working as visiting medical officer at The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital Brisbane.
Dr Tsai has been closely involved in Queensland branch of Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has previously served as the state training coordinator and honorary secretary at the branch committee. She regularly lectures medical students, rehabilitation trainees, and allied health team. She is an accredited training supervisor at the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
In addition, she remains active in her research and is participating in several international studies investigating the effectiveness of intensive exercise program and nocturnal CPAP on improving clinical outcome in tetraplegia patients. Dr Tsai was awarded the Adrian Paul Prize for the best scientific paper presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. She has also presented several papers at the international and Australian rehabilitation conferences.