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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).

Veillette, Dr. Christian

Christian Veillette

Contact Information:

Christian Veillette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Toronto Western Hospital

399 Bathurst Street, East Wing Rm 1-440

Toronto, ON M5T 2S8

Email: christian.veillette@uhn.on.ca

Clinical Administrative Assistant:

Lisa Boyd

Phone: 416-603-5800 x5929

Fax: 416-223-66224

Email: lisa.boyd@uhn.on.ca


Degrees, Diplomas, Licensures and Certifications

Sep 1991 - Apr 1995 B.Sc., University of Calgary, Faculty of Science, Calgary, Alberta. Subject: Honors Biochemistry

Aug 1995 - Apr 1998 M.D., University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta

Jul 1998 - Jul 2005 FRCS(C), University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto, Ontario

Jul 2000 - Nov 2002 M.Sc., University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Toronto, Ontario


Jul 2005 - Jun 2006 University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto, Ontario. Supervisor(s): Dr. M. McKee. Subject: Upper Extremity Reconstruction & Trauma

Aug 2006 - Jul 2007 Mayo Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rochester, Minnesota. Supervisor(s): Drs. R. Cofield, B. Morrey, S. O'Driscoll, J. Sanchez-Sotelo. Subject: Shoulder & Elbow Reconstructive Surgery

Current Appointments:

University Appointments

Sep 2007 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Hospital Appointments

Sep 2007 - Present Orthopaedic Surgeon, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Jan 2008 - Present Consultant - Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre - Holland, Toronto, Ontario

Jan 2008 - Present Consultant - Orthopaedic Surgeon, UHN Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto, Ontario

Jan 2008 - Present Orthopaedic Surgeon, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Clinical Interests:

·Complex shoulder and elbow arthroscopic surgery

·Complex shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery

Research Interests:

·Development of a collaborative orthopaedic knowledgebase using wiki technologies - Orthopaedia.com.

·Assessment of informatics competency and information management strategies in surgical trainees.

·Harnessing Collective Intelligence for the Management of Subcapital Hip Fractures.

·The impact of an electronic documentation system in an ambulatory surgery setting on patient, surgeon, and administrative perspectives of the clinical encounter.

Recent/Select Publications: