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).

University Health Network

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at UHN has a long history of excellence and innovation in surgical and non-surgical care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Our staff provides expert and patient-centered approaches to the bone and joint problems that cause pain and limit the function of thousands of individuals each year. As part of the largest Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Program (MHA) in Canada, the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery provides complex hip and knee replacements, foot and ankle care, shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, management of back pain and spinal disorders, minimally invasive spine surgery and fracture repair.

Division Head: Nizar Mahomed


Orthopaedic Surgeons


Research Scientists


Contact Information:
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Toronto Western Hospital
First Floor, East Wing, Room 1E449
399 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8
Phone: 416-603-5267
Fax: 416-603-3437

E-mail: orthopaedics@uhn.on.ca 

 Hand Program:


Contact Information:
Mrs. MaryAnn Dow 416-603-5455
E-mail: maryann.dow@uhn.on.ca