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Holland Bone and Joint Team

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Joseph Schatzker, CM, MD, BSc(Med), FRCSC

Assistant: Rita Gallagher
Phone: 416.480.6809
Fax: 416.480.5886
Email: rita.gallagher@sunnybrook.ca


Phone: 416.480.6809
Fax: 416.480.5886

Dr. Joseph Schatzker is known internationally for his expertise in trauma and fracture management and served as program director for the division of orthopaedic surgery at Sunnybrook until January 2001.

Dr. Schatzker is the author of several textbooks as well as the co-author of two editions of the world-famous Schatzker-Tile book: “The Rationale of Operative Fracture Management”. He is known as
Mr. AO for his involvement in the development of the current methods of fracture fixation. In 2007, he became a member of the Order of Canada.

Dr. Schatzker is currently the director of the Mueller Institute based at Sunnybrook and is a Professor Emeritus of surgery at the University of Toronto. He joined the staff in 1969.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Member of the Order of Canada
  • Director of the Mueller Institute
  • Professor Emeritus of surgery at U of T