3. Academic Orthopedic Spine Surgery – Dr. Philippe Phan

Dr. Phan is an orthopedic spine surgeon at The Ottawa Hospital and an associate professor at the University of Ottawa. He completed medical school at the University of Ottawa, orthopedic surgery residency and PhD in biomedical science at University of Montreal, and orthopedics spine fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Phan’s areas of research focus are in prediction of spinal injury and surgery outcomes, and use of artificial intelligence for analysis of large surgical databases.

Referenced Materials:

  • Baldwin et al. Factors Affecting Interest in Orthopedics Among Female Medical Students: A Prospective Analysis. Orthopedics; 2011: 34(12):e919-932.
  • Dorsey et al. Influence of Controllable Lifestyle on Recent Trends in Specialty Choice by US Medical Students. JAMA; 2003: 290(9): 1173-1178.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Report: Employment Patterns of Canada’s Newly Certified Medical Specialists (December 2019): http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/documents/health-policy/royal-college-employment-study-2019-e.pdf