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full time Physician - Orthopedics
Job ID: 8523


The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)(650 Main Street, Winnipeg MB) and The University of Manitoba, Department of Surgery (business addresses noted below), are inviting applications for a full-time academic orthopaedic sports surgeon to fill our labour shortage in Manitoba. Main job duties include diagnose, treat, rehabilitation and prevention of diseases of the bones, joints, ligament, muscles, tendons and nerves employing medical, physical and surgery which job duties encompass 75% of the position

The successful candidate would also be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, and appointed as a geographical full-time member of the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, which job duties encompasses 25% of the position. Job duties are required in English.

The successful candidate will join an established and cohesive group of 9 subspecialty-trained academic sports, upper extremity and lower extremity surgeons. They will be expected to participate in an approximate 1-in-13 general orthopaedic trauma call schedule and additional 1-in-7 Pan Am Clinic minor injury call. Elective clinic and operating time will be provided. Teaching of medical students, orthopaedic residents and sports fellows affiliated with the University of Manitoba will form part of normal daily activities. As an academic group, the successful candidate will be expected to both participate in and eventually lead specific research activities. To this end, candidates with an advanced degree supporting research and/or education will be given preference.
The Pan Am Orthopaedic group is a high-volume subspecialty group performing over 4400 surgeries annually. The majority of complex sports injuries, upper extremity, lower extremity and foot and ankle reconstruction cases for the province of Manitoba and adjacent regions (approximately 1.6 million people) are performed by the group. In partnership with the Pan Am Foundation, the annual research budget is $1,000,000 per year with a mixture of industry, academic and government grants in addition to contract research. The research team includes clinical study coordinators, research assistants and PhDs.

Team cohesiveness has been key to the success of the Pan Am Orthopaedic group, and therefore the successful candidate must have a team-oriented approach to clinical and academic work and appropriate supportive skills to achieve these goals.


The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree with specialization in Orthopedics. The successful candidate must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Candidates must have completed at least one year of fellowship training in hip arthroscopy and minimally invasive soft tissue surgery around the hip. They must also be comfortable with community-level musculoskeletal trauma management.


Compensation is derived from fee-for-service income ($326,400.00+). Specialty Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information.

Benefits, available from the University of Manitoba, include pension, life insurance, disability, dental coverage, supplementary health coverage and a healthcare spending account.

Primary Site Location:

Pan Am Clinic – 75 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg MB R3M 3E4
Concordia Hospital – 1095 Concordia Avenue, Winnipeg MB R2K 3S8
University of Manitoba – Bannatyne Campus, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3


Applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae, a list of publications and the names of three referees should be sent to Dr. Ed Buchel, Head, Department of Surgery, Dr. Brad Pilkey, Section Head, Orthopedics, and Dr. Peter MacDonald, Medical Lead & Surgical Site Director, Pan Am Clinic and Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Pan Am Clinic Foundation, via email to

The WRHA and the University of Manitoba, are committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note that this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.



Concordia Hospital Winnipeg, MB, CA R2K 3S8
Pan Am Clinic Winnipeg, MB, CA R3M 3E4

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Physician - Orthopedics
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Published on 2023-10-26
Edited on 2023-10-26