Our Leadership

Our forward-looking leadership team is comprised of dedicated and experienced professionals. Working with department staff, trainees, and faculty members, our leadership team leverages their combined knowledge and experience to provide strategic direction for the Department of Orthopaedics.


Bassam A. Masri
MD, FRCS(C)
Professor & Head, Department of Orthopaedics


Colin Landells
MD, FRCS(C), Dip. ABOS, Dip. Sport Med
Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Head, Vancouver Island


Michael Moran
MD, FRCS(C)
Clinical Professor & Associate Head, Northern BC


Thomas Oxland
BASc, MASc, PhD
Professor & Associate Head, Research

Peter J. O’Brien
MD, FRCS(C)
Associate Professor & Deputy Head, Department of Orthopaedics


Robert McCormack
MD, FRCS(C)
Professor & Associate Department Head, Fraser


John Oliver
MD, FRCS(C)
Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Head, Interior


Past Leaders

Clive P. Duncan
MD, FRCS(C)
Professor and Head
Department of Orthopaedics
1996-2006


Kenneth S. Morton
MD, FRCS(C)
Professor and Head
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery 1973 – 1984

Robert W. McGraw
MD, FRCS(C)
Professor and Head
Department of Orthopaedics
1984-1995


Frank P. Patterson
MD, CM, DSc(Hon), FRCS(C), FACS
Professor and Head
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery 1951 – 1973