Why UBC Orthopaedics?

Established in 1951, the UBC Department of Orthopaedics has over 65 years of experience educating orthopaedic leaders. We have an international reputation for research and scholarship, guided by a vision of excellence in training, research, and patient care. Orthopaedic training at UBC positions you as a leader to improve musculoskeletal health and knowledge. Learn from our internationally renowned faculty, and join a community of orthopaedic scholars at one of the world’s top-ranked universities.


What makes us unique?

International Reputation

UBC is North America’s most international university, with students, faculty, and staff from around the world. The Department of Orthopaedics is internationally-renowned for our cutting edge contributions to orthopaedic research, training, and practice.

Professional Practice

UBC Orthopaedics is a key incubator of innovations in musculoskeletal health – locally and globally. Train alongside faculty members committed to teaching excellence, and join a community of scholars internationally recognized for their commitment to discovery and innovation.

Advanced Training

Learn from some of Canada’s leading orthopaedic educators and research scholars. Tailor your learning focus to suit your career goals and deepen your skill set. Our programs give you access to acclaimed faculty and outstanding facilities.

Research Excellence

We are a top-40 research university where open, innovative thinking is changing the world. Merging clinical insight with innovative approaches to research, our faculty members are at the forefront of exciting new developments in musculoskeletal health.



Beautiful British Columbia

British Columbia is a desirable destination to work, learn, and live. People from across the globe come to UBC for its outstanding research, world-renowned programs, and picturesque setting. With the ocean, mountains, forest, and city all at your finger tips, adventure of all kinds awaits.