Dr. David Lebel

David Lebel

M.D, P.hD

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon
Assistant Professor

Phone

416.813.7654 extension 207981

Fax

416.813.6414

Affiliated Hospital(s)

Hospital for Sick Children

Practice Location and Assistant(s)

Karthi Kandiah, Karthiga.kandiah@sickkids.ca

Biography

Dr. David Lebel graduated from Ben-Gurio University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Medical School in Israel in 2004 and completed his fellowship at SickKids in 2012. He was the Head of Pediatric Spine Service at Dana-Dewek Children's Hospital Tel-Aviv, Israel from 2016-2018. Being a clinician – scientist, Dr. Lebel was involved in several studies in spine biomechanics, treatment outcomes of long term utilization of steroids for muscular dystrophy patients. In order to provide better treatment for patients with spine deformities, Dr. Lebel plans to conduct prospective studies about better post-operative pain management strategies and a translational research for better understating the etiology of scoliosis.

Areas of Specialty and Research Interests

Dr. Lebel’s main research interest is in translational science. Which includes in fundamental treatments for reducing the development of spine deformity, improvement of the quality of care for operated scoliosis patients, specifically better pain management strategies and shortened hospital stay.