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Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic

Service updates for appointments at WCH

  • If you have an upcoming in person appointment at Women’s College Hospital and you have a fever, cough, or new onset of shortness of breath, have travelled outside Canada in the last 14 days, tested positive for COVID-19, or been instructed to self-isolate by Public Health please do not come to the hospital, call the clinic directly for more information.
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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.

  • Clinics & Clinical Care

    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. 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. Sam Park

    Contact: 416-323-6362 | Fax: 416-323-6375
    Area of expertise: Adult foot and ankle conditions, to include treatment of early to end-stage arthritis, deformity correction, cartilage lesions, tendon disorders, athletic injuries, factures and trauma

    Dr. Lucas Murnaghan (ON LEAVE)

    Contact:416-813-4902 | Fax:416-813-6414
    Area of expertise: General pediatric orthopaedics with sub-specialty in pediatric athletic injuries

    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.

  • Research & Trials

    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.

  • Professional Education

    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.

  • Patient Resources

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