University of British Columbia Paediatric Spine Fellowship

University of British Columbia Paediatric Spine Fellowship (1)

Firoz Miyanji, MD, FRCSC
Christopher Reilly, MD, FRCSC
Arvindera Ghag, MD, FRCSC

Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics
British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital
Room 1D.69 – 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4

Tel: (604) 875-3187 Fax: (604) 875-2275

Duration: 1 or 2 Years

Stipend: $55,000 (Canadian) / annum
$ 5,000 (Canadian) / annum towards education/conference expense

Location: British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital

Goals and Characteristics:
This fellowship is a comprehensive paediatric spine fellowship. The service provides all aspects of spinal deformity care and instrumentation for children in the province of British Columbia. The service operates dedicated spine clinics and deformity operative slates. The fellow will be exposed to all aspects of deformity care, early onset scolioisis, paediatric cervical spine care, spinal oncology cases and trauma. The fellow will be exposed to advanced surgical management techniques. Participation in spinal research and ongoing research programs is an expectation of the fellowship.

Fellows have the option of completing a 2-year program combining clinical training and a Masters Degree program. A number of options exist for the masters discipline.