Welcome to the
Division of Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics at the U of T has a long tradition of developing innovative treatment approaches, performing research of the highest quality, developing new education programs, and providing clinical care of the highest quality possible. We are leaders in the field, and our faculty members play leadership roles nationally, and internationally. Read more »

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).

Chahal, Dr. Jas

Jas Chahal is a fellowship trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon at Women's College Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital with an interest in shoulder, hip and knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, and cartilage restoration. His research interests include clinical outcomes research in sports medicine, as well as, translational work on the use of biologics and mesenchymal stem cells in treating orthopaedic conditions.  Jas is also an orthopaedic consultant for the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.   Most recently, Jas has completed his Master of Business Administration at Rotman and at the University of St. Gallen which has given rise to his passion for innovation in the context of local and national healthcare delivery. 

The Therapia physiotherapy platform (https://therapia.com) is an example of a healthcare innovation initiative that has arisen from this endeavour.


Toronto Western Hospital

399 Bathurst Street – 1 East 447

Toronto, ON

M5T 2S8

Administrative Assistant: 

Natalia Kolasa 

Tel: 416-603-5630

Fax: 416-603-3437

Email: natalia.kolasa@wchospital.ca 

Practice Location    

Women’s College Hospital 

Toronto Western Hospital


University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (UTOSM) Program 

UHN Arthritis Program

Practice Emphasis 

Orthopaedics Sports Medicine

Articular Cartilage Restoration and Biologics

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Arthroscopy

Medical School      

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB


University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Graduate Training
Master of Science, Clinical Epidemiology (HPME), University of Toronto 
Master of Business Administration, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Executive Master of Business Administration, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Research Interests
Clinical Epidemiology and Sports Medicine

• Randomized controlled trials

• Evidence synthesis

• Clinical Measurement

Translational Research

• Cartilage repair and osteoarthritis

• Mesenchymal stem cells