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Faculty Spotlight – Duncan Jacks

Faculty Spotlight – Duncan Jacks

Meet Dr. Duncan Jacks! He is a Clinical Instructor with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics and leads the Victoria Enhanced Recovery Arthroplasty (VERA) program. His combined passion for skiing and medicine has led him to serve internationally as team physician with Alpine Canada and on the downhill ski race course during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. He continues to work with the Blackcomb Ski Patrol.

Faculty Spotlight – David Cruickshank

Faculty Spotlight – David Cruickshank

DAVID CRUICKSHANKCLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Division:Comprehensive Orthopaedics Site:Interior – Royal Inland Hospital Can you tell us about your educational background and journey? How did you get to where you are today? I grew up in Kamloops, BC where I came to appreciate the community, the lifestyle, and the mountains. I came from a background in civil contracting and physics, […]

Island Health pilot project improves surgical patient recovery

Island Health pilot project improves surgical patient recovery

UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Instructor, Dr. Duncan Jacks, is the lead orthopaedic surgeon under Island Health’s new Victoria Enhanced Recovery Arthroplasty (VERA) program. The program involves a new way of controlling pain and anesthesia before, during, and after surgery, to reduce post-surgical pain and shorten patient recovery time. With hip and knee replacements in high demand, […]

Sean Brown

Sean Brown

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Division:Comprehensive Orthopaedics Hospital Site:Fraser – Surrey memorial Hospital Dr. Brown is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in lower extremity reconstruction. In addition to complex primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction, he also performs knee arthroscopy and ACL reconstruction. Dr. Brown has been practicing at Surrey Memorial Hospital since 2005. He also has privileges […]

Dory S. Boyer

Dory S. Boyer

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Division:Comprehensive Orthopaedics Hospital Site:Fraser – Royal Columbian & Eagle Ridge Hospitals Dr. Dory Boyer is a Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon at Royal Columbian and Eagle Ridge Hospitals in New Westminster and Port Moody, British Columbia. He completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis after Medical School at University of Western Ontario. […]