Dr. Don Dick – Vice Chair
As a founding member of the Institute, Don has played a significant role in establishing the Institute as the catalyst for a better way to deliver public health care to Albertans suffering from bone and joint disorders.
An orthopaedic surgeon, Don is active in medical practice, teaching and professional service.
He specializes in adult joint arthroplasty (repair and replacement of joints) and in general paediatric orthopaedics (treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in children). Located in Edmonton, he is Medical Lead for Orthopaedics and Medical Director of the Bone and Joint Program for Alberta Health Services’ Edmonton zone.
He is Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and is Past-President of the Alberta Orthopaedic Society.