Faculty

Division Head


Paul Beaulé

Paul Beaulé, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1640
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 ext. 73265

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Albert (jalbert@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Joint Preserving Surgery of the Hip
Knee Replacement Surgery

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, 2005 – present

Administrative Appointments:
Head, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, 2005 – present

Fellowship Training:
Joint Replacement Surgery, UCLA, 1999
Hip and Pelvic Reconstruction, USC, 2000

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 1998

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 1992

Other:
Member of the Hip Society and the International Hip Society


Faculty Members


Hesham Abdelbury

Hesham Abdelbary, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1659
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 ext. 78213

Administrative Assistant: Nadine Moore (nmoore@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Adult and paediatric bone and soft-tissue sarcoma
Metastatic bone disease
Adult hip and knee primary and complex revision arthroplasty
Periprosthetic joint infection

Academic Appointments:
Assistant professor at University of Ottawa
Clinical investigator at The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Residency and Fellowship Training:
Orthopaedic residency, University of Ottawa, class 2010
Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 2011
Hip reconstruction fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, 2012

Medical Doctorate:
McMaster University, class 2003

Other Degrees:
MSc., Biochemistry Microbiology and Immunology department, University of Ottawa, 2008
Clinical Investigator Program, University of Ottawa, 2008
FRCSC, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2010



Geoffrey Dervin

Geoffrey Dervin, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus
CCW 1646, 501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8081

Administrative Assistant: Connie Moore (comoore@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Osteoarthritis of the knee
Joint preserving surgery of the knee
Ligament knee injuries

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Administrative Appointments:
Chairman and Head, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital, 2003 - present

Fellowship Training:
Orthopaedic Sport Medicine, Sportmed SA, Adelaide, Australia, 1994
General Orthopaedics, University of Ottawa, 1997

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 1993

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 1988

Other Degrees:
MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Ottawa
BSc, Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 1984



Robert Feibel

Robert Feibel, MD FRCSC

General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1652
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 ext. 7-8849

Administrative Assistant : Nancy Harris (nharris@toh.ca)



Braden Gammon

Braden Gammon, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Suite J159
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-798-5555 ext. 13263

Administrative Assistant: Erin Bisson (ebisson@toh.ca)



Kathleen Gartke

Kathleen Gartke, MD FRCSC

1967 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1H 7W9
613-737-8899 ext 82050
kgartke@toh.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Foot & Ankle Surgery

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, 2010 – present

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 1984

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 1977



Wade Gofton

Wade Gofton, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
Suite J153, 1053 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-798-5555 ext. 18779

Administrative Assistant: Kym Ducharme (kyducharme@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Revision Arthroplasty

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor University of Ottawa, July 2006 – present

Administrative Appointments:
AIME Senior Research Associate (SRA), University of Ottawa, 2006 - present
uOSSC Surgical Education Research Fellowship Director, University of Ottawa, 2007 - present

Fellowship Training:
Lower Extremity and Trauma Fellowship University of Toronto (Sunnybrook), 2005

Residency Training:
University of Western Ontario, 2004

Medical Doctorate:
University of Western Ontario, 1999

Other Degrees:
Masters in Education - Health Professional OISE UT, 2005



Paul Kim

Paul Kim, MD FRCSC

General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1650
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8774

Administrative Assistant: Samantha Lapensée
(slapensee@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Adult hip and knee reconstruction

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, 2009 - present

Administrative Appointments:
Site Chief Orthopaedics, The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus, 2010 - 2012
Medical Director National Capital Region Bone Bank, 2000 - present
Research Co-chair, Canadian Joint Registry, 2010 - present

Fellowship Training:
Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, University of Western Ontario, 1995

Residency Training:
University of Ottawa, 1994

Medical Doctorate:
University of Saskatchewan, 1989



Stephen Kingwell

Stephen Kingwell, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, suite J143
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-798-5555 ext. 13245

Administrative Assistant: Brittany Ward (brward@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2009

Fellowship Training:
Combined Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine Program, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, 2009

Residency Training:
Orthopedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2007

Medical Doctorate:
Queen's University, 2002

Other Degrees:
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, McGill University, 2002



Karl-André Lalonde

Karl-André Lalonde, MD, M.Ed, FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Suite J133
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
Tel: 613-798-5555 ext. 18596
Fax: 613-761-4757

Administrative Assistant: Victoria Allison (vallison@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Foot and Ankle Surgery: Ankle Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Deformity correction, Orthopaedic Trauma; Surgical Education

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, 2006 - present

Fellowship Training:
Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004 - 2005
Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Vancouver, BC, 2005
Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, Edinburgh, UK, 2006

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2004

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 1999

Other Degrees:
M.Ed., University of Ottawa 2012
B.A Sc. (Mechanical Eng), University of Ottawa, 1995



Peter Lapner

Peter Lapner, MD FRCSC 

General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1648
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 ext. 7-8377

Administrative Assistant: Kathleen Mierzwa (kmierzwa@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction

Academic Appointments:
Assistant professor, University of Ottawa, 2003 – present

Fellowship Training:
Shoulder fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2003

Visiting fellowships:
Clinique St-Anne Lumiere, Lyon, France, 2004
University of Zurich, Balgrist Hospital, 2004
University of Nice, 2005

Residency Training:
Orthopedics, University of Ottawa, 2001

Medical Doctorate:
University of Toronto, 1996



Allan Liew

Allan Liew, MD FRCSC

1053 Carling Avenue, Suite J157
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-761-4534

Administrative Assistant: Elaine Flood (eflood@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Trauma
Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2000 - present

Administrative Appointments:
Site Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, 2003 - present
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, The Ottawa Hospital, 2000 - present
Orthopaedic Residency Training Committee, University of Ottawa, 2002 - present

Fellowship Training:
Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, University of Ottawa, 1998 - 1999
Orthopaedic Trauma, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 1999 - 2000

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, 1994 - 1998

Medical Doctorate:
MD, University of Toronto, 1989 - 1993



Steven Papp

Steven Papp, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
Suite J135, 1053 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-798-5555 ext. 18131

Administrative Assistant: Debra Twolan (datwolan@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Orthopedic Trauma
Upper Extremity

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2005 - present

Fellowship Training:
Orthopedic Trauma, Tampa General Hospital, 2005
Upper Extremity, Queens University, 2004

Residency Training:
Orthopedic Surgery, Queens University, 2003

Medical Doctorate:
McGill University, 1998

Other Degrees:
M.Sc., 1998



Philippe Phan

Philippe Phan, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Suite J155
Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-798-5555 ext. 15168

Administrative Assistant: Laurie Poulsen (lpoulsen@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery ( deformity, degenerative, oncology and trauma)

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2013-present

Fellowship Training:
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Spine Surgery program at Massachussets General Hospital and Brigham and Woman's hospital, Boston, USA, 2013

Residency Training:
Programme d'Orthopédie Édouard Samson, POES, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, 2011

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 2006

Other Degrees:
Ph.D in biomedical science, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, 2014
Honor Bachelor of Science in software engineering, University of Toronto, 2002
Deug Medecine, Université de Paris XII, 1999



J Pollock

J Pollock, MD FRCSC

General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1644
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 ext. 7-3031

Administrative Assistant: Sloan Long (slong@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2005 - present

Fellowship Training:
Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction, University of Western Ontario, 2006-2008  

Residency Training:
Orthopedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2001-2006

Medical Doctorate:
University of Ottawa, 2001

Other Degrees:
M.Sc., Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, 2008
BSc., Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, 1998



Eugene Wai

Eugene Wai, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
Suite J141, 1053 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
Tel: 613-798-5555 ext: 19138

Administrative Assistant: Cynthia Laplante (cylaplante@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical interest:
Adult Spinal Trauma
Adult Spinal Reconstruction
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, 2011
Clinical Investigator, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 2003
Director of Research, Canadian Spine Society, 2011

Administrative Appointments:
Head, University of Ottawa Spine Unit Attending Physician, The Ottawa Hospital, 2005

Fellowship Training:
Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery, University of Adelaide, 2003
Spinal Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Toronto, 2002

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, 2001

Medical Doctorate:
University of Toronto, 1994

Other Degrees:
MSc. Community Health (Clinical Epidemiology), University of Toronto, 1999



Joel Werier

Joel Werier, MD FRCSC

The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
501 Smyth Road, CCW 1661
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
Tel: 613-737-8899 ext. 78213

Administrative Assistant: Nadine Moore (nmoore@toh.ca)

Bio

Clinical Interest:
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Hand and Upper Limb

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, 2002 – present

Administrative Appointments:
Program Director, Orthopaedic Residency Training Program, University of Ottawa, 2008 – present
Vice-Chair, Specialty Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2011 – present
Lead, Sarcoma Site Group, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Program, 2003 – present

Fellowship Training:
Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, University of Western Ontario, 1999
Hand and Microvascular Sugery, University of Louisville, 2000
Musculoskeletal Oncology, University of Toronto, 2001

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of British Columbia, 1998

Medical Doctorate:
University of Manitoba, 1991

Other degrees:
BSc (Med), University of Manitoba, 1991



Ross Wilkinson

Ross Wilkinson, MD FRCSC

Suite 312 - 1919 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON, K1H 1A2
Tel: 613-523-3245

Administrative Assistant: Mary Jane Cribb