Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University

Dr Kristi Wood

Dr Kristi Wood Orthopaedic Surgeon Queen's University Kingston Health CentreUniversity Position:
Assistant Professor

Current Appointment:
Attending Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Areas of Clinical Interest:

Pediatric orthopaedic surgery
Hand and upper extremity surgery

Areas of Research Interest:

Clinical outcomes

Contact Information:
Department of Surgery
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Victory 3
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON    K7L 2V7

Tel: 613.549.6666 x. 3351
Fax: 613.548.2390

Medical Education:

Aug 2017-Jul 2018

Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
New York, New York, USA
Aug 2016-Jul 2017

Roth McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre
Clinical Fellow, Hand and Upper Extremity
Western University
(Formerly the University of Western Ontario)
London, Ontario, Canada
Jul 2011-Jun 2016

University of Ottawa
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2007-2011 The University of Western Ontario
Doctor of Medicine
London, Ontario, Canada

Premedical Education:


The University of Western Ontario
Master of Science, Biochemistry
London, Ontario, Canada

The University of Western Ontario
Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Honours
London, Ontario, Canada

Research Publications:


Wood, K.S. and Daluiski, A. (2018) Management of joint contractures in the spastic upper extremity. Hand Clinics. 34(4):517-528.

Poitras, S., Au, K., Wood, K.S., Dervin, G.F., and Beaulé, P.E. (2018) Predicting hospital length of stay and short-term function after hip or knee arthroplasty: are both performance and comorbidity measures useful? Int Orthop. 42(10):2295-2300.

Poitras, S., Wood, K.S., Savard, J., Dervin, G.F., and Beaule, P.E. (2016) Assessing functional recovery shortly after knee or hip arthroplasty: a comparison of the clinimetric properties of four tools. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 17 (1): 478.

Poitras, S., Wood, K.S., Savard, J., Dervin, G.F., and Beaule, P.E. (2015) Predicting early clinical function after hip or knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint Res. 4(9):145–151.

Lapner, P.L.C., Wood, K.S., Zhang, T. and Athwal, G.S. (2015) The return of subscapularis strength after shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 24(2):223-8.

Desai, S.J., Wood, K.S., Marsh, J., Bryant, D., Abdo, H., Lawendy, A.R., and Sanders, D.W. (2014) Factors affecting transfusion requirements after hip fracture: Can we reduce the need for blood?
Can J Surg. 57(5):342-8.

Wood, K.S. and Dunn, S.D. (2007) Role of the asymmetry of the homodimeric b2 stator stalk in the interaction with the F1 sector of Escherichia coli ATP synthase. J Biol Chem. 282(44):31920-31927.

Cipriano, D.J., Wood, K.S., Bi, Y. and Dunn, S.D. (2006) Mutations in the dimerization domain of the b subunit from Escherichia coli ATP synthase. Deletions disrupt function but not enzyme assembly. J Biol Chem. 281(18):12408-12413.


May 2017 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider
June 2016 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
Mar 2012-present Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor
Oct 1, 2011 ATLS provider
May 2011
Jan 2017
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider

Professional Associations:

Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Canadian Medical Association/Ontario Medical Association


Sept 2017-July 2018

Fellowship transition evaluation committee
Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellow representative
Feb 2015-June 2016

The Ottawa Hospital Physician Health and Wellness Committee
Resident representative
Dec 8, 2015 "World Cafe" on Health Care Provider Communication
The Ottawa Hospital

Updated November 2018