MacOrtho is pleased to announce that Dr. Bhandari has been honoured with a University Scholar title. Three members of Faculty of Health Sciences have been honoured with this title, which is intended to recognize faculty members in mid-career who have already distinguished themselves as international scholars.
Dr. Bhandari, Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, is Division Head of Orthopaedic Surgery and Associate Chair of Research in the Department of Surgery. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Evidence based Orthopaedic Surgery. His research activities have garnered several prestigious awards including the Visionaries under age 40, Alexandra Kirkley Young Investigator Award, Richard Maatz Award, Jacques DuParc Award, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medal for Research, the Kappa Delta/OREF Award for research impact, CIHR/CMAJ top achievements in health care research, and the Award of Merit from the COA. He has been ranked as one of the top 10 most cited trauma surgeons in 0rthopaedics and was named in the "Power List of 2011" recognizing Canada's 30 most influential Indo-Canadians. The Editor of a top orthopaedic journal, the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, has described Dr. Bhandari as the "top academic researcher in his field." Dr. Bhandari has published over 400 manuscripts, presented his work around the world and educated many students through benchmark textbooks in his field. He has been awarded tens of millions of dollars of research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, National Institutes of Health and the US Departments of Defense. He has mentored and supervised hundreds of students. He has also been cited several thousand times in the peer-reviewed literature.
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Congratulations Dr. Bhandari!