Faculty

Division Head


R. Baxter Willis

R. Baxter Willis, MD FRCSC

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Chretien-Eikenberry
schretien-eikenberry@cheo.on.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Pediatric & Adolescent Hip Disorders
Pediatric Limb and Foot Deformity

Academic Appointments:
Professor of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2004 - present
G. Dean MacEwen Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, LSU School of Medicine, Ā New Orleans, LA;1994 - 2004
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UWO, 1978 - 1993

Administrative Appointments:
Head of Surgery, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 2004 - present
Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 1994 - 2004

Fellowship Training:
Pediatric Orthopaedics, Hospital for Sick Children, 1977

Residency Training:
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, 1976

Medical Doctorate:
University of Western Ontario, 1971


Faculty Members


James G Jarvis

James G Jarvis, MD FRCSC

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
613-737-7600

Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Chretien-Eikenberry
schretien-eikenberry@cheo.on.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Spinal Deformity Surgery in Children
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

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

Administrative Appointments:
Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, CHEO, 2002 - 2012
Orthopaedic Residency Program Director, 1997 - 2003

Fellowship Training:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, 1985
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 1984

Residency Training:
University of Ottawa, 1983

Medical Doctorate:
University of Calgary, 1978

Other Degrees:
B Sc, Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University, 1971



Ken Kontio

Ken Kontio, MD FRCSC, MEd

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
(613) 737-7600 ext. 3257

Administrative Assistant: Emmanuel Eikenberry
eeikenberry@cheo.on.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Sports medicine
Leg length discrepancy
Deformity correction
Club foot deformity

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2002 - present

Administrative Appointments:
English Chair, MSK Block, Undergraduate Medical Education, Ottawa, 2009 ā€“ present Chair, Surgical Test Committee, Medical Council of Canada, 2012-2015

Fellowship Training:
Paediatric Orthopaedics, University of Ottawa, 2001
Sports Medicine / Paediatric Orthopeadics, McMaster University, 2000

Residency Training:
McMaster University, 1999

Medical Doctorate:
McMaster University, 1994

Other Degrees:
Masters of Education, University of Ottawa, 2011
Distinguished teacher program, University of Ottawa, 2011-2012



Louis Lawton

Louis Lawton, MD FRCSC

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
613-737-7600 ext 2676

Administrative Assistant: Emmanuel Eikenberry
eeikenberry@cheo.on.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Pediatric Orthopedics Sports Medicine
Neuromuscular diseases

Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor of Surgery (Orthopedics), University of Ottawa, 2003 ā€“ present

Fellowship Training:
Pediatric Orthopedics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 1983

Residency Training:
Orthopedic Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, 1982

Medical Doctorate:
MD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, 1976



Sasha Carsen

Sasha Carsen, MD, CM MBA FRCSC

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Room 3362, 401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
613-737-7600, ext. 1361

Administrative Assistant: Emmanuel Eikenberry
eeikenberry@cheo.on.ca

Bio

Clinical interest:
Pediatric Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Orthopedics), University of Ottawa, 2015 ā€“ present

Fellowship Training:
Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, 2013-2014 Pediatric Orthopedics, BC Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia, 2014-2015

Residency Training:
Orthopedic Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, 2013

Medical Doctorate:
M.D.,C.M. & M.B.A., McGill University, 2008



Kevin Smith

Kevin Smit, MD FRCSC

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
613-737-7600 ext 2998

Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Chretien-Eikenberry
schretien-eikenberry@cheo.on.ca