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Division Chairs for Orthopaedics - University of Toronto Orthopaedic Chairs 1976 - Today.
From left to right - Ben Alman (2006-Today), James Waddell (1996-2006), Robert Salter (1976-1986), Allan Gross (1986-1996).

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Holland Orthopaedic &Arthritic Centre)

Number of Positions:up to 3 funded per year

Duration: 1 year

Site: HollandOrthopaedic & Arthritic Centre


Dr. Jeff Gollish

Dr. John Murnaghan

Dr. Bheeshma Ravi

Dr. Sebastian Tomescu

Dr. Veronica Wadey

Dr. Stewart Wright

The Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre is the largestvolume arthroplasty centre in Canada. Fellows will gain exposure to all aspectsof reconstructive surgery: primary and revision arthroplasty includingminimally invasive techniques. Current volume is 2100 cases per year. This is astand-alone Orthopaedic Unit without an Emergency Room. Additional traumaexperience can be available through the Sunnybrook campus of the hospital.Clinical research opportunities are available.


The goal of the fellowship is to provide post-graduatetrainees the opportunity to acquire assessments skills and surgical techniquesto manage the full range of lower limb reconstructive surgery at the hip andthe knee including revision surgery and management of infections.


By the end of the fellowship program the fellow will be ableto perform complex primary and revision arthroplasties of the hip and knee.


The fellows’ responsibilities include clinical care forpatients, documentation of the inpatient stay and involvement in at least 1research project. Approximately 2 days per week will be spent in the operatingroom and one to two days in the clinic. Clinical care of patients at this siterequires in-house call of one night per week. Weekend call is available and isremunerated in addition to fellow stipend. We require that all fellows are ACLScertified and will provide training if necessary.

Educational Opportunities:

Technique Tuesdays:Tuesdays at 7:00-7:50am

Surgical Planning Conference:  Wednesdays at 7:00-7:50am

Academic Rounds:Fridays 7:30-8:30am 


Teaching is an integral part of the education program at theHolland Centre. Fellows are expected to assist in teaching residents andstudents.


There are opportunities to perform research projects inclinical areas at the centre. Fellows are expected to complete at least 1research project during their fellowship.


Fellows are entitled to 4 weeks of vacation per year and 1week to attend academic meetings. All requests for leave must be submitted inwriting to Diana Brierley at least four weeks in advance.


An interview is required.

Deadline for Application:

October 13, 2017 for Fellowship starting August 1, 2019.

Information on the application process:

Link to appropriate site: 



Diana Brierley

Medical Services

43 Wellesley Street E.

Toronto, ON

M4Y 1H1

Fax: 416 967-8646

Email: medical.services@sunnybrook.ca


Dr. Veronica Wadey, B.Ed., MD, MA, FAOA, FRCSC

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics

Holland Centre, 327-43 Wellesley Street E.

Toronto, ON, M4Y 1H1Tel: 416 967 8615

Email: rosa.mandarano@sunnybrook.ca