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Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Robin Richards
Dr. Robin R. Richards, MD, FRCSC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room D5-75
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Executive Assistant: Kim Mason
Phone: 416-480-5051
Fax: 416-480-4925

Phone: 416-480-5051
Fax: 416-480-4925


Postgraduate and Specialty Training:

  • Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina (1983)
  • Clinical Fellowship, St. Michael’s Hospital (1982)
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program, University of Toronto (1977-1982)
  • MD, McMaster University (1973-1976)

Current Appointments:

  • Co-Editor, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Open Access, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Medical Director, Working Condition Program and Sunnybrook Centre for Independent Living
  • Surgeon-in- Chief Emeritus, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Member, Governing Council, Sunnybrook Foundation
  • Vice-Chair Clinical, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Honorary Consultant, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Full Member, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto,
  • Staff Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Clinical Expertise:

  • Joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow
  • Soft tissue procedures to control joint instabilities
  • Treatment of chronic disorders of the forearm
  • Wrist reconstruction
  • Neural injury

Research Interests:

  • Development and evaluation of self-completed functional questionnaires for upper extremity outcome assessment.
  • Occupational upper extremity disorders
  • Determinants of outcome following upper extremity reconstruction


See current publications list at PubMed.