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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Faculty Spotlight – Bonnie Sawatzky
January 12, 2021
BONNIE SAWATZKYASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Division:Research Site:Vancouver – Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Dr. Bonnie Sawatzky is an Associate Professor with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics and a Principal Investigator with the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD). Her main research focus is mobility and quality of life for people with SCI and related spinal cord disease. Can […]
Alumni Profile – Dr. Matthew Menon
January 11, 2021
MATTHEW MENONMD, FRCSC, MHSc, MSc UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program, 2005 Hometown:Hamilton, ON Current Location:Edmonton, AB / London, UK Why did you choose the UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program? I chose to come to UBC on an elective in medical school, because I had an uncle in Vancouver so I had a free place to stay. I […]
We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Kishore Mulpuri as the new Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC, effective January 1, 2021 for an approximate five-year term.
Alumni Profile – Brad Ashman
January 4, 2021
BRAD ASHMANBSc, MD, FRCSC UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program, 2016 Hometown:Trail, BC Current Location:Prince George, BC Why did you choose the UBC Orthopaedics Residency Program? The UBC Department of Orthopedics had several key draws for me. First, UBC residents get to work with and learn from world-renowned faculty in all sub-specialties of orthopedics. The opportunity to obtain this […]
Vision: “Transforming Health for Everyone”
December 15, 2020
As one of the world’s leading medical schools, UBC’s Faculty of Medicine has a bold vision: to transform health for everyone. The UBC Department of Orthopaedics is proud to support this vision through the work that we do. Watch the new film to learn more about the many people at the Faculty of Medicine who […]
We are proud to announce that UBC Orthopaedics faculty member, Dr. Alastair Younger, is the recipient of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association’s (COA) President’s Award for Excellence in 2020.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) has recently been ranked as one of the top 30 orthopaedic trauma hospitals in the world by Newsweek!
Register to attend our virtual Grand Rounds!
November 9, 2020
Are you thinking of applying to the UBC Orthopaedics Residency program? We’re opening our Grand Rounds to prospective applicants! Grand Rounds involve both faculty and current trainees, who will share new and innovative research, and current issues and trends in orthopaedics. Register to attend a session to get a glimpse into what our Grand Rounds […]
UBC Orthopaedics welcomes Dr. Dena Shahriari
November 7, 2020
The Department of Orthopaedics, ICORD, and the UBC School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) welcomes Dr. Dena Shahriari to our growing team of talented faculty members looking to make an impact on global health and healthcare. Dr. Shahriari’s passion in research lies in the intersection of biomaterials, optoelectronic devices, and neuroscience. As a biomaterials scientist and […]
Donald Garbuz elected to Hip Society’s presidential line
October 30, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Donald Garbuz on being elected to the presidential line of the Hip Society. His term as Third Vice President will officially begin in March 2021. He will then continue on in the presidential line and will be president of the hip society in 2024. As Professor and head of the Division of Lower […]