Pascal-André Vendittoli, MD, MSc, FRCS(C) (Orthopedic Surgery)

Department of orthopedic surgery, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital / University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dr. Vendittoli is Professor of surgery and Clinical Researcher in orthopedic surgery at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital / University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His principal research activities are the evaluation of new surgical techniques, new technologies and new orthopaedic implants, mainly in the framework of prospective and randomized trials. 

After his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Laval University, Quebec, Canada, he undertook specialist training in hip and knee reconstruction in Melbourne, Australia and in knee joint replacement with Paollo Agglietti in Florence, Italy. In 2005, he obtained a Master of Biomedical Sciences / Clinical Research from Montreal University.

From 2006 to 2012, Dr. Vendittoli was elected as Research Director of the Orthopaedics Division of Université de Montréal. 

In recent years, Dr. Vendittoli’s work was presented more than 250 times at peer-reviewed congresses, and he was invited on more than 175 occasions as speaker. He has published more than 75 scientific articles on hip and knee arthroplasty in peer-reviewed journals. 

As a Professor of Surgery at UdM, he supervised multiple Doctors in sur specialized training in arthroplasty (fellowship), Master students (MSc), Doctoral students (PhD) and postdoctoral students.

In 2003, he received the Alexandra-Kirkley Award for the Best research by a young investigator by the Canadian Orthopaedics Association (CAO). In recognition of his research activities, since 2007, he is award the title of Clinical Researcher from the Fonds de la Recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ). In 2009, he won the “John Charnley award” from the American Hip Society. In 2010, he received the Founders’ medal for best basic science research work by the Canadian Orthopedic Association. In 2016, he received the “Edward Samson award”, the most prestigious recognition from the Canadian Orthopedic Association.

Terms of Appointment: September 2016 - August 2018; September 2018 - August 2020