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Dr. Mikaela Peters Receives Funding From the Resident Doctors of BC Resident Innovation Fund

March 15, 2021

We are pleased to congratulate UBC Orthopaedics Resident, Dr. Mikaela Peters, on receiving funding from the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund (RIF). The goal of the RIF is to highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers. Her research project will explore perceptions […]

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International Women’s Day 2021

March 8, 2021

Women in the UBC Department of Orthopaedics are making significant contributions in improving musculoskeletal health and patient care while inspiring and training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons. In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Department is highlighting a few of our many female faculty members and trainees.

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Dr. Parth Lodhia spearheads new hip arthroscopy program at Eagle Ridge Hospital

March 8, 2021

UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Instructor, Dr. Parth Lodhia, will be heading a new team performing hip arthroscopy at Eagle Ridge Hospital!

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Faculty Spotlight – Lane Dielwart

March 1, 2021

LANE DIELWARTCLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Division:Comprehensive Orthopaedics Site:Interior – Kelowna General Hospital Can you tell us about your educational background and journey? How did you get to where you are today?I grew up in Calgary and lived there until the age of 18. I left Alberta to realize my first dream of becoming a collegiate level hockey player in […]

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Faculty Spotlight – Fay Leung

February 8, 2021

FAY LEUNGCLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Division:Arthroscopy Site:Richmond Hospital Dr. Fay Leung is a Clinical Associate Professor with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics. She specializes in knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip arthroscopy. As an educator, Dr. Leung is passionate about continuing medical education, research, and teaching at UBC. Can you tell us about your educational background and journey? How […]

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In the News! The right cancer treatment information at the right time

February 6, 2021

UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Raphaële Charest-Morin, discusses her research into how best to manage cancer patients’ treatment expectations.


UBC Orthopaedics Faculty Members Win 2020 OTA Highlight Paper Award

February 3, 2021

UBC Associate Professor and VCH Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Dr. Kelly Lefaivre’s paper, “Quantifying Urinary and Sexual Dysfunction Following Pelvic Fracture”, was selected by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Program Committee as one of the top papers presented at the 2020 OTA Virtual Annual Meeting. The paper was co-authored by three additional UBC Orthopaedics faculty […]


Dr. Robert McCormack resumes role with the Canadian Olympic Medical Team

February 2, 2021

A sports enthusiast since his younger days as a middle-distance runner for the Queen’s University Golden Gaels, UBC Orthopaedics Professor, Dr. Robert McCormack, has been an essential part of numerous international and multi-sport events over the course of his career. His next role will be the Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Canadian Olympic Team! Dr. McCormack […]


Dr. Gerard Slobogean Wins the OTA Bovill Award

January 27, 2021

We are proud to share that UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program alumnus, Dr. Gerard Slobogean, has won the 2020 Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s (OTA) Bovill Award! The award-winning scientific paper by Dr. Slobogean and team, entitled Vitamin D3 Supplementation Does Not Improve Fracture Healing: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial, aims to determine the effect of vitamin D3 […]


Dr. David Wilson Receives UBC Faculty of Medicine Strategic Investment Funding

January 18, 2021

We are proud to share that UBC Orthopaedics Professor, Dr. David Wilson, is one of nine UBC faculty members receiving funding from the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Fall 2020 Strategic Investment Fund! His project, entitled Creating a New Shared Research Platform for Upright Open MR Imaging at UBC, will increase the amount, quality, and impact […]

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Dr. Babak Shadgan promoted to Fellow rank of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

January 18, 2021

We are pleased to share that UBC Orthopaedics Assistant Professor, Dr. Babak Shadgan, has been promoted to the Fellow rank of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) as of January 2021. This is the highest academic rank offered to a limited number of Senior members of the society. SPIE Fellows are members of […]