Michael Gaynor, BScPT, FCAMPT
Director, Secretary – NVOS
Chief Operating Officer – Novo Healthnet Limited
For 30 years as a healthcare professional and business owner, Michael prides himself on his passion to deliver a healthcare model that includes best practices and innovation to meet various needs for both his community and his patients. At the core of Michael’s mission is building strong relationships, trust, and rapport which cultivates long-term partnerships, alliances, collaboration, forward momentum and positive results.
In 1994, Mr. Gaynor founded Back on Track Physiotherapy & Health Centres which has grown into 8 multidisciplinary health and wellness centres of excellence across eastern Ontario. During these 27 years, Michael has proven his capacity to simultaneously practice his healthcare professional trade while also being responsible for business development, marketing and operations. The Back on Track expansion model has been centered on organic business development combined with turnarounds and transitional growth via clinic acquisitions and strategic partnerships.
In 2013, Back on Track was acquired by Novo Healthnet Limited (NHL). Mr. Gaynor joined the NHL team as managing partner and Chief Operating Officer. Currently, Michael is an integral contributor to NHL’s strategic planning, ongoing growth and business development.
In 1989, Mr. Gaynor graduated from Queen’s University in 1989, Bachelor of Science in Physical TheraMr. py. Michael has undertaken numerous post graduate studies in a variety of areas including manual therapy, orthopaedics, sports medicine, rehabilitation exercise, acupuncture, as well as practice management and business development, and is committed to the continuing education process. In 1999, as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy Manipulative Physiotherapists (CAMPT), Mr. Gaynor received his Diploma of Advanced Manual & Manipulative Physiotherapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA). He has been an assistant instructor in post-graduate studies for physiotherapists within the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA and was the former president of the national capital district of the CPA’s orthopaedic division.
Michael currently resides south of Ottawa in the town of Kemptville with his wife and four children. Mr. Gaynor is actively involved in the community as a volunteer in various roles, including being a board member of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation Board.