Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University

Fellowships Directory

Queen’s University Division of Orthopedic Surgery offers clinical fellowships in a variety of subspecialty areas including upper extremity and microvascular surgery, arthroplasty, spine and trauma. One year fellowships are available and successful applicants will participate in academic sessions, research and teaching in addition to clinical responsibilities. In general, the fellowships offer some flexibility and can be structured to meet the requirements of the candidate’s anticipated career path. Funding is available through the Division of Orthopedic Surgery and Assistant’s Fees. Applicants should contact the Clinical Fellowship Director or the individual fellowship preceptor listed below.

*All Visa-Trainee applicants must apply through the Queen's University Postgraduate Medical Education Office and must have funding through a sponsorship agreement between Queen's University and your funding agency or institution. Please note these applications have a deadline of July 31st, the year prior to the start of the Fellowship Training Prgram.

Please note that Visa-Trainee applications which are not submitted through the Queen's University Postgraduate Medical Education Office will not be accepted*

Clinical Fellowship Director:

Dr. Aaron Campbell, MD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON
K7L 2V7
Phone: (613) 546-6666 ext 6802
Fax: (613) 548-7884

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Upper Extremity Surgery:
Preceptor: Dr. Ryan Bickell MD, FRCSC
(613) 549-6666 ext 3395

The fellow will focus on attention and activities on hand, upper extremity, arthroscopy, microsurgery and trauma.  They will take an active role in teaching of undergraduate students and residents and in research.

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Preceptor: Dr. Mark Harrison, MD, FRCSC
(613) 549-6666 ext 3670

A large number of primary hip and knee arthroplasty cases are combined with revision cases and non arthroplasty reconstruction to afford the candidate a well rounded clinical experience. Resident teaching is an integral part of the fellowship in addition to a research paper suitable for publication.

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Preceptor: Dr. David Yen, MD, FRCSC
(613) 549-6666 ext 2545

This fellowship predominantly focuses on adult spine with ample opportunity for exposure to paediatric spine if the candidate desires. The Spine Service enjoys an excellent working relationship with the Division of Neurosurgery to further enhance the candidate’s clinical experience. The fellow will be encouraged to be actively involved in resident teaching and research and is expected to produce at least one project suitable for presentation / publication.

Orthopedic Trauma:
Preceptor: Dr. Jeff Yach, MD, FRCSC
(613) 549-6666 ext 3961

The Trauma Fellowship offers the candidate broad clinical experience in orthopaedic traumatology in a tertiary setting. Clinical experience will include adult and paediatric trauma, spine, pelvis and acetabulum, periarticular fractures and posttraumatic reconstruction. Weekly Trauma Rounds and resident teaching are an integral part of the fellow’s experience. The fellow is expected to complete and present / publish at least one research project.

Sports Medicine:
Preceptor: Dr. Davide Bardana, MD, FRCSC
(613) 549-6666 ext 6333

The Sports Medicine Fellowship offers the candidate the opportunity to receive a broad clinical and academic exposure to arthroscopic and open: knee, shoulder, and ankle reconstruction. The postgraduate fellow will also provide Team Physician coverage for a varsity level sports team.

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