Announcement: Dr. Steven MacDonald has been re-appointed as Chair/Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and as the J.C. Kennedy Chair in Orthopaedic SurgeryDr. Steven MacDonald has been re-appointed as Chair/Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and as the J.C. Kennedy Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, effective January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2024.
Dr. MacDonald has served as the Chair/Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery since February 2013.
Dr. MacDonald completed his medical degree at the University of Toronto and his residency at Western University. He completed fellowships in adult joint reconstructive surgery at Western University and in Chicago, Illinois, as well as in adult hip reconstructive surgery in Bern, Switzerland.
He joined the Department of Surgery in 1996 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2002 and to full Professor in 2008. Dr. MacDonald served as the Site Chief of Surgery at University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre from 2005-2014 and as Site Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at University Hospital from 2001-2014.
He is internationally recognized for his research in adult hip and knee surgery. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has presented his research at more than 350 meetings around the globe.
Dr. MacDonald has been the recipient of many prestigious awards. He is a two-time recipient of the John Charnley Award from the Hip Society, and has been honoured with the Frank Stinchfield Award from the Hip Society, the Insall Award from the Knee Society, the Coventry Award from the Knee Society and the Founders Medal from the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society.
Dr. MacDonald is a member and leader of multiple orthopaedic organizations including the North American Hip Society, the International Hip Society and the North American Knee Society. Dr. MacDonald has served as President of the North American Knee Society and the Canadian Arthroplasty Society.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. MacDonald on his re-appointment.
Davy Cheng, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCAHS, CCPE
Acting Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor &
EPiCOR Research Chair
Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery
London Health Sciences Centre &
St. Joseph’s Health Care London