Distal Extremities

DISTAL EXTREMITIES DIVISION HEAD

Alastair Younger

The Division of Distal Extremities is dedicated to promoting new techniques and exploring new frontiers in distal extremity treatment.

Growth in basic science and the application of engineering principles have enormously added to the Division’s knowledge of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. The Division of Distal Extremities is strongly linked with Engineering. Faculty members within the Division are improving patient outcomes by leveraging the latest technology and specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal problems.

Research Areas

  • Outcomes of ankle arthritis
  • Biological effects of bone healing
  • Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery
  • Biomechanics of the ankle



Division Members

Last NameFirst NameFaculty RankPrimary DivisionRegionWork LocationBusiness Email
ApostleKellyClinical Assistant ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesFraserRoyal Columbian Hospital
BajwaAmarjit SinghClinical Assistant ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesFraserChilliwack General Hospital
CalvertErikClinical Assistant ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverRichmond Hospital
DrydenPeterClinical Associate ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouver IslandVictoria General Hospital
GoetzThomas JClinical ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitaltom.goetz@ubc.ca
HuangAdrian LeonardClinical InstructorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitaladrian.huang@ubc.ca
McKenzieGerardClinical Assistant ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospital
NachtJeffery LeslieClinical Associate ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitaljeff.nacht@ubc.ca
PennerMurray JClinical ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's HospitalMPenner@providencehealth.bc.ca
PikeJeffreyClinical Associate ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitaljeff.pike@ubc.ca
RobertsLauren ElizabethClinical InstructorDistal ExtremitiesFraserBurnaby General Hospital
Sadr HamedanyHoomanClinical InstructorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitalhooman.sadr@ubc.ca
VeljkovicAndreaClinical Associate ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospital
WangCalvin Chung-KinClinical InstructorDistal ExtremitiesFraserAbbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre
WingKevin JClinical ProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospital
YoungerAlastairProfessorDistal ExtremitiesVancouverSt. Paul's Hospitalalastair.younger@ubc.ca
ZeznikLaura AClinical InstructorDistal ExtremitiesInteriorRoyal Inland Hospital