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Division of Orthopaedics

Department of Surgery
Women's College Hospital

The orthopaedic sports medicine program at Women’s College Hospital is the largest in Toronto, and one of the largest in Canada.  As the epicenter of the University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (UTOSM), the surgeons at WCH provide expert care for patients, weekend warriors and elite athletes with injuries to their knees, shoulders, hips and ankles.

University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program


Dr. John Theodoropoulos

Contact: 416-586-4800 ext. 8699 | Fax: 416-586-8501
Area of Expertise: Shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle arthroscopic surgery

Dr. Darrell Ogilvie-Harris

Contact: 416-603-5862 | Fax: 416-603-4376
Area of Expertise: Arthroscopy and adult soft tissue reconstruction of shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle

Dr. Jas Chahal

Contact: 416-323-6318 | Fax: 416-323-6314
Area of Expertise: ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, meniscus transplantation, shoulder and hip arthroscopy

Dr. Tim Dwyer

Contact: 416-323-6482 | Fax: 416-323-6483
Area of Expertise: Arthroscopic and open surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip

Dr. Danny Whelan

Contact: 416-864-6002 | Fax: 416-359-1601
Area of Expertise: ACL, multiligament knee injuries, knee dislocations, hip injuries and hip arthroscopy

Dr. Christian Veillette

Contact: 416-603-5929 | Fax: 1-866-223-6624
Area of Expertise: Shoulder and elbow reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery.  Complex rotator cuff tears and instability with bone loss, elbow contractures and osteochondral lesions.

Dr. Lucas Murnaghan

Contact: 416-813-4902 | Fax: 1-888-852-1381
Area of Expertise: Pediatric and adolescent athletic injuries, ACL and meniscal injuries, hip arthroscopy: upper age limit is 30.

Making an appointment

Patients are seen only by referral from a physician.

Referring a patient

Download and complete the patient referral form from the University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (UTOSM) appointments page.

At WCH, UTOSM is focused on clinical trials and qualitative studies involving the knee, hip and shoulder, as well as education research.  UTOSM is currently running randomized trials focused on ACL reconstruction, massive rotator cuff tears, hip arthroscopy, as well as the use of Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) for the treatment of shoulder osteoarthritis.  UTOSM is also conducting a series of studies with regards to cartilage implantation, revision ACL reconstruction, the competency of sports medicine fellows, as well as aspects of surgical training.

At WCH, UTOSM runs one of Canada’s largest training programs for orthopaedic surgeons wishing to train in sports medicine and arthroscopy. Up to eight surgeons from Canada and across the world are undertaking fellowship training each year at WCH, allowing them to develop skills that will benefit thousands of patients.  UTOSM is also the center for orthopaedic resident training in sports medicine at the University of Toronto.

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Location & Contact Information

Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
7th floor
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2


The hospital is fully accessible. All clinics have wheelchair accessible washrooms.

Division Head: Dr. John Theodoropoulos

Program Director: Dr. Darrell Ogilvie-Harris

Educational Director: Dr. Tim Dwyer

Research Directors: Dr. Danny Whelan and Dr. Jas Chahal

Fellowship Education: Dr. Jas Chahal

Clinic Coordinators: Staff Assistants

Academic Coordinator: Allison Tremblay

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  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)