Dr. Wismer (left) is presented with the OMA Life Membership Award by OMA President Dr. Michael Toth, at the OMA Awards Ceremony on April 30, 2016 in Niagara Falls
Dr. David Wismer has been awarded the OMA Life Membership in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the work of the Association, the medical profession, and medical science or common good in Ontario. He is the first orthopaedic surgeon in Ontario to receive this award.
Dr. David I. A. Wismer graduated from McMaster University Medical School in 1976. He completed his post graduate residency training in Orthopaedics at McMaster University in 1982. He was a Clinical Scholar, Fellowship in Arthroplasty, in Hamilton in 1983. In 1984, he did a fellowship at Sunnybrook in Trauma and Arthroplasty and studied as a A-O Trauma Fellow in Chur, Switzerland in 1985.
He has been practicing Orthopaedics in Hamilton at the Hamilton Civic Hospitals and Hamilton Health Sciences, with special interest in Trauma, Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine, as active staff since 1985. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster, and has been the provincial delegate for Canadian Orthopaedic Association and Executive Member of Committee on Access to Orthopaedic Care.
MacOrtho heartily congratulates him on his success!