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Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Hugh U. Cameron, MB, ChB, FRCSC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Holland Centre
43 Wellesley St. E., Suite 318
Toronto, ON
M4Y 1H1

Assistant: Nesha Spring
Phone: 416-967-8734
Fax: 416-975-2679

Phone: 416-967-8734
Fax: 416-975-2679

Dr. Cameron is internationally recognized for his expertise in total joint replacement and revision surgery for arthritis of the hip and knee.  He lectures extensively throughout the world and has published textbooks entitled, "The Technique of Total Hip Arthroplasty" and “The Bone Implant Interface”.

Dr. Cameron earned his medical degree from St. Andrews University in Scotland and completed his residency at the University of Toronto. He is presently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Bio-Engineering.

He has been with the staff since 1978.


Postgraduate and Specialty Training:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Toronto (1971-1976)
  • Orthopaedic Research Fellowship, Wellesley Hospital, Toronto (1971-1972)
  • Research Fellowship, Bio-engineering Unit, University of Strathclyde (1970-1971)
  • Ontario Scholarship the London Hospital, London, UK (1976-1977)
  • MB., Ch.B, St. Andrews University, Scotland, United Kingdom (1963-1969)

Current Appointments:

  • Staff Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hip & knee arthroplasty
  • Persistent post-surgical pain

Research Interests:

  • Double taper modular necks in hip replacement
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Pre-joint replacement pain


See current publications list at PubMed.