April Featured Author

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Timothy S. Leroux, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Health Network
Member, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (UTOSM) Program
Toronto, Canada

From the April issue: Elective Shoulder Surgery in the Opioid Naïve: Rates of and Risk Factors for Long-term Postoperative Opioid Use

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Leroux discuss his article in the April issue.

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Dr. Timothy Leroux completed medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Toronto.  During residency, he participated in the Surgeon Scientist Training Program (SSTP) at the University of Toronto, where he obtained a Master of Education (MEd) degree.  Following residency training, he pursued a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine and upper extremity reconstruction at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, Illinois.  Following fellowship, he joined the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada.  He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and a member of the University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (UTOSM) Program.  His clinical practice revolves around the management of shoulder and elbow pathology, and his current research interests include clinical epidemiology, pain management and health care utilization following orthopaedic surgery, and surgical education.

Selected Other Published Work

Leroux, T., Saltzman, B., Meyer, M., Frank, R., Bach, B., Cole, B., Romeo, A., Verma, N.  The Influence of Evidence-Based Surgical Indications and Techniques on Failure Rates Following Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization in the Contact or Collision Athlete with Anterior Shoulder Instability.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 2016; 45(5): 1218-1225

Leroux, T., Ogilvie-Harris, D., Veillette, C., Chahal, J., Dwyer, T., Khoshbin, A., Henry, P., Mahomed, N., Wasserstein, D. The Epidemiology of Primary Anterior Shoulder Dislocation in Patients Aged 10-16 Years. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2015; 43(9): 2111-7.

Leroux, T., Wasserstein, D., Dwyer, T., Ogilvie-Harris, D., Marks, P., Bach, B., Townley, J., Mahomed, N., Chahal, J. The Epidemiology of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Adults from Ontario, Canada.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 2014; 42(11): 2666-2672.

Leroux, T., Wasserstein, D., Veillette, C., Khoshbin, A., Henry, P., Chahal, J., Austin, P., Mahomed, N., Ogilvie-Harris, D.  The Epidemiology of Primary Anterior Shoulder Dislocation in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2014; 42(2): 442-450.

Saltzman, B., Leroux, T., Meyer, M., Basques, B., Bach, B., Chahal, J., Yanke, A., Cole, B. The Therapeutic Effect of Intra-articular Normal Saline Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2017; 45(11): 2647-2653.

Zuke, W., Leroux, T., Gregory, B., Black, A., Forsythe, B., Romeo, A., Verma, N.  Establishing Maximal Medical Improvement After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2018; 46(4): 1000-1007.

Frank, R., Meyer, M., Poland, S., Leroux, T., Hannon, C., Verma, N., Romeo, A., Cole, B.  Long-Term Clinical Outcomes After Microfracture of the Glenohumeral Joint: Average 10-year Follow-up.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 2018; 46(4): 786-794.

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