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Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Ujash Sheth
Dr. Ujash Sheth, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room MG 352
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5


Administrative Assistant: Rachel Taguibao
Telephone: 416-480-6100 ext. 7920

Appointments and Affiliations:

Postgraduate and Specialty Training:

  • Fellowship, Upper Extremity & Trauma Surgery, University of Toronto (2019-2020)
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (2018-2019)
  • FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto (2012-2018)
  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Toronto (2014-2016)
  • MD, Queen’s University (2012)
  • BHSc, McMaster University (2008)

Clinical Profile:

Dr. Sheth specializes in upper extremity reconstruction and trauma surgery including expertise in arthroscopic shoulder, elbow and wrist surgery as well as shoulder and elbow replacements (primary and revision). During his training he received several awards including the:

  • ‘Herodicus Award’ from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) for best resident research paper,
  • ‘Alexandra Kirkley Memorial Award’ at the Canadian Orthopaedic Resident Association annual meeting for 2nd best resident research paper, and the
  • ‘T. David Sisk Award’ for best review paper published in Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, and the
  • ‘Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship’.

Research Profile:

Dr. Sheth’s research focuses on clinical outcomes in sports medicine, upper extremity reconstruction and orthopaedic trauma. See current publications on PubMed. Selected publications and related news include:

  1. Sheth U, Wasserstein D, Jenkinson R, Moineddin R, Kreder H, Jaglal S. Practice Patterns in the Care of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Is There an Association with Level I Evidence? The Bone & Joint Journal. 2017 Dec; 99-B:1629-36.
    1. “Landmark trials can significantly impact orthopedic treatment methodologies”
      https://www.healio.com/news/orthopedics/20160709/landmark-trials-can-significantly-impact-orthopedic-treatment-methodologies
    2. “AOSSM presents prestigious research awards”
      https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-07/aosf-app062916.php
  1. Sheth U, Mehta M, Huyke F, Terry MA, Tjong VK. Opioid Use After Common Sports Medicine Procedures: A Systematic Review. Sports Health. 2020;12(3):225-233. doi:10.1177/1941738120913293
  1. Sheth U, Dwyer T, Smith I, et al. Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Lead to Earlier Return to Sport When Compared With Conservative Treatment in Acute Muscle Injuries? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Arthroscopy. 2018;34(1):281-288.e1. doi:10.1016/j.arthro.2017.06.039
  1. Sheth U, Saltzman M. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Implant Design Considerations. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019;12(4):554-561. doi:10.1007/s12178-019-09585-z
  1. Peterson JG, Tjong VK, Terry MA, Saltzman MD, Gryzlo SM, Sheth U. Concussion Incidence and Impact on Player Performance in Major League Baseball Players Before and After a Standardized Concussion Protocol. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020;8(4):2325967120913020. Published 2020 Apr 14. doi:10.1177/2325967120913020