Orthopaedic Surgeon - Medical Affairs

St. Thomas, ON

Position: Orthopaedic Surgeon

Unit:  Medical Affairs

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital


The Department of Surgery at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) is seeking three Orthopaedic Surgeons for its growing orthopedic program in St. Thomas. STEGH offers a variety of surgical services to meet the changing needs of the community, including orthopedics, general surgery, urology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dental and oral maxillofacial. Last year, STEGH conducted more than 9,200 surgical procedures and endoscopies, and is positioned for continued growth.

Applicants must be certified with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Special assistance in obtaining a license through the CPSO can be provided for those with US, UK or equivalent credentials.

Candidates must possess a community orthopaedic skill set that includes, but is not limited to, primary total hip and knee arthroplasty and basic community orthopaedic trauma.

The successful applicant will join the team at STEGH, with access to Operating Room time and space in the Ambulatory Care/Fracture Clinic, collaborating with our experienced orthopaedic surgeons. The candidate must participate in orthopaedic on-call coverage at STEGH. Letters of reference are required as part of the application process.


Why St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital?
STEGH is renowned for its culture of compassion, respect, and spirit of innovation with the primary goal of delivering high quality care. In 2022, STEGH was honoured locally as Employer of the Year and was named one of the World’s Best Hospitals according to Newsweek.

STEGH operates as a 179-bed hospital offering a full range of emergency, medical, critical care and mental health services. Over the past seven years, STEGH has expanded with the addition of a new North building that houses four impressive Operating Rooms and two procedural rooms dedicated to surgical care. The hospital’s Emergency Department, also housed in the North building, consistently achieves some of the shortest wait times in the province.

Discover St. Thomas and Elgin County
Nestled just 25 km south of London, St. Thomas is a hidden gem in the heart of southwestern Ontario. With the recent opening of the Amazon Fulfillment Facility and the Volkswagen Battery Cell Factory under construction, Elgin County is poised for significant growth, with its population projected to increase by 25-40% by 2046.

Elgin County, along with London-Middlesex, is at the forefront of sustainable supportive housing initiatives, enhancing the quality of life for its residents. As a small city strategically positioned between larger urban areas, St. Thomas presents impressive housing potential that is attracting both homebuyers and investors. The city boasts picturesque landscapes, a rich history, and a vibrant community spirit, offering a perfect blend of small-town warmth and modern amenities.

Additionally, its close proximity to scenic Port Stanley means easy access to beautiful beaches, charming shops, and vibrant community events.


St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital


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