Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
Jason A. Strelzow, an expert in orthopaedic trauma, provides comprehensive care for patients with fractures and injuries throughout the body, with an additional emphasis on trauma of the upper extremity, including the hand. He has particular expertise in caring for complex fractures and post-traumatic deformity, including complex periarticular injuries and hand injuries. He also specializes in arthroscopy and arthroscopy-assisted fracture management of upper extremity injuries. He is currently conducting research on patient-reported outcomes related to elbow trauma, shoulder trauma, and total elbow replacements. He takes an active interest in evaluating the functional outcomes around urban trauma, with the goal of improving patient care and returning patients to normal activity as soon as possible.
His findings have been published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and Case Reports in Orthopedics. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery, the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, and the Canadian Journal of Surgery.
Strelzow earned an MD and completed a residency in orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. He subsequently held fellowships in orthopaedics and upper hand and limb at the University of Western Ontario, and in trauma and orthopaedics at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in Scotland.