Academic Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sprott Department of Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for the position of an academic Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon. This is a full-time faculty appointment.

The effective date of this appointment is January 1, 2023.

We seek a fully licensed academic surgeon with fellowship training in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. The position requires advanced arthroscopic skills of all joints with specific specialization in knee reconstruction and cartilage regeneration/transplantation including revision ACLs, multiligamentous knee injuries, cartilage regeneration procedures (OATS/MACI/Osteochondral allograft transplantation), meniscal transplants and corrective osteotomies as well as clinical experience in orthopaedic sports disorders. The candidate must be proficient in managing patients as well as provide management of fracture and trauma patients.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage a clinical load consisting of sports medicine disorders with emphasis on regenerative biology; participate in training program for University of Toronto orthopaedics residents and clinical fellows; and be expected to develop a multidisciplinary research program including innovative treatment approaches.  There will be a strong emphasis on joint preserving strategies and regenerative technology within the Arthritis Program at UHN as well as Health Service Organization and Management research with emphasis on the disciplines of organization and management science, implementation science, sociology and organizational psychology to understand the organization of health services and the impact of management and organizational practices on performance. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The University Health Network is comprised of Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and The Michener Institute of Education.  It is one of Canada’s largest and leading clinical and research hospitals.  The University Health Network is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education.  The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Surgery and Critical Care Program is comprised of 12 full-time clinical faculty members offering comprehensive clinical care within the UHN Schroeder Arthritis Institute at Toronto Western Hospital in the areas of upper and lower extremity reconstruction, sports medicine, hip and knee arthroplasty, foot and ankle reconstruction and spine surgery. 

The Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy surgeons at UHN are members of the University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine program which is a core group of University of Toronto appointed Orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to education, research and clinical care.

The compensation package will be within the range of $350,000-500,000 CDN and will consist of a combination of fee for service model using the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and academic salary support commensurate with qualifications and experience. An academic start-up package will be provided to support the successful candidate as an investigator in the Buchan Arthritis Research Centre and Krembil Research Institute.

Please submit applications by mail or via email, along with a curriculum vitae and up to three letters of reference by September 23, 2022 to:

Dr. Christian Veillette, Division Head
c/o Allison Tremblay
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1-441,
Toronto, ON  M5T 2S8  Canada


For more information about the Temerty Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery and the Sprott Department of Surgery, University Health Network, please visit and  

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University Health Network and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

Accessibility Statement

The University of Toronto and University Health Network strive to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. We are committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact