Department of Surgery


  • Congratulations to Dr Albert Yee and his team of faculty and trainees on the new publication of Phase 1 PDT Trial for Treatment of Vertebral Metastases . The paper was published in the Clinical Cancer Research as a great accomplishment. HERE
  • Time is spine: a review of translational advances in spinal cord injury - JNS Spine - Jetan H. Badhiwala, Christopher S. Ahuja, and Michael G. Fehlings. HERE
  • How to recognize the early signs of degenerative cervical myelopathy - The Globe and Mail. Public awareness by Dr Fehlings HERE
  • Congratulations to Dr Mark Erwin and his team on their recent publication in Scientific Report - NATURE publications. The paper" NTG-101: A Novel Molecular Therapy that Halts the Progression of Degenerative Disc Disease" HERE

  • Congratulations to Dr Michael Fehlings and his research project lead team including co-first authors Kajana Satkunendrarajah, Spyridon K. Karadimas on their recent publication in NATURE -the world's most cited scientific journal. The publication titled “Cervical excitatory neurons sustain breathing after spinal cord injury” demonstrates a strategy to restore breathing after central nervous system trauma by targeting a neuronal subpopulation and can lead to helping hundreds of thousands of Canadian SCI patients. HERE

  • Efficacy and Safety of Surgery for Mild Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Results of the AOSpine North America and International Prospective Multicenter Studies. Jetan H Badhiwala,  Christopher D Witiw, et,al.  HERE

  • Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Pathophysiology and Treatment Strategies. AOSpine North America webinar led by Dr Michael Fehlings. HERE

  • Guidelines for the Management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy and Spinal Cord Injury: An Introduction to a Focus Issue. Michael Fehlings, HERE
  • A new AOSpine North America Focus Issue presenting an overview of the state-of the art and anticipated future advances across the breadth of spine. HERE
  • Development of a Competence-Based Spine Surgery Fellowship Curriculum Set of Learning Objectives in Canada. Jeremie Lourche HERE
  • Navigating Orthopaedic Spine Surgery. Drs. Stampe, Guha, Yang, and Yee. HERE
  • Surgical Resection with Radiation Treatment Planning of Spinal Tumors. Raphael Jakubovic, Mark Ruschin, Chia-Lin Tseng, Ana Pejovi´c-Mili´c, Arjun Sahgal, Victor XD Yang, HERE

  • At Spine Surgery Today. Dr Michael Fehlings reflecting on career, life, and beyond...HERE
  • Congratulations to Dr. Arjun Sahgal on publication of his book: Bone and Brain Metastases: Advances in Research and Treatment..HERE