Richard Nadeau


Reconstruction & Oncology

Hospital Site:
Vancouver – Lions Gate Hospital

Dr. Richard (Rick) Nadeau has subspecialty interest in the management complex primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, as well as orthopaedic trauma. He is currently appointed as Medical Staff at Lions Gate Hospital, Squamish General Hospital, Whistler Health Care Center and Sechelt Hospital. He is a Clinical Instruction in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. He holds active professional memberships with the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Canadian Arthroplasty Society and BC Orthopaedic Association.

Research Interests & Publications


Nadeau RP, Duncan CP, Masri BA, Garbuz DS. “Chapter 102: Femoral Revision: Uncemented Tapered Fluted Modular Implant” in Berry, D (ed.) Surgery of the Hip (2020). Elsevier.

Nadeau RP, Garbuz DS. Monoblock or Modular Tapered Stems: Making the Right Choice (2016) Seminars in Arthroplasty 27(4): 261-263.

Nadeau RP, Howard JL, and Naudie DDR. Antifibrinolytic Therapy for Perioperative Blood Conservation in Lower Extremity Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty (2015) JBJS Reviews 3(6): e1.

Nadeau RP. Blood Conservation in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Interim Analysis of the Tranexamic Acid Comparison in Hip Replacement (TeACH-R) Trial (2014) Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 2504.

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Academic Background

  • Adult Lower Extremity Joint Reconstruction Fellowship, The University of British Columbia
  • Orthopedic Residency Training Program, Western University, Division of Orthopedic Surgery
  • MSc Surgery, Western University, Department of Surgery
  • MD, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Laurentian University)
  • BSc Medical Sciences, Western University