Surgery is performed from the occiput to the coccyx (skull to tailbone). Pathologies include:
- infective, and
The program is integrated with the Division of Neurosurgery Spine Program.
Dr. Albert Yee and Dr. Michael Fehlings are the co-chairs of the University of Toronto Spine Program. There are a total of 7 orthopaedic surgeons working at 4 different hospitals.
St. Michael’s Hospital
- Dr. Henry Ahn
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Dr. Michael Ford
- Dr. Albert Yee
- Dr. Joel Finkelstein
- Dr. Barry Malcolm (nonsurgical)
University Health Network, Toronto Western site
- Dr. Y. Raj Rampersaud
- Dr. Steven Lewis
Hospital for Sick Children
- Dr. Stephen Lewis
- Dr. Reinhard Zeller
Dr. Cari Whyne (Sunnybrook) and Dr. Mark Erwin (Toronto Western) are staff scientists who contribute heavily to the research component of the program.