2014 / 02 / 19

HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Jordan Leith to Medical Board


DATE (February 21, 2014) Dr. Jordan Leith has joined the Medical Board of HealthChoicesFirst.com, a video-based, Canada-wide directory that features hundreds of leading health and wellness providers sharing healthy living solutions.

Dr. Leith is an orthopaedic surgeon at Fortius Sport & Health, an active staff member of Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia Hospital, and performs surgery at Cambie Surgery Centre.

“We’re excited to have an orthopaedic surgeon with such a varied and expert sports background,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “Dr. Leith’s current position with the new Fortius Health & Sport centre, a state-of-the-art sport and rehabilitation facility in Vancouver, focuses on a leading international model of sport performance and injury recovery.”

Dr. Leith is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC, Director of the Fellowship program for Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Knee at Specialist Referral Clinic in Vancouver and is involved with several professional, university and national Olympic teams as a consultant and has been treating athletes of all ages and abilities for the past 13 years.

“Dr. Leith is going to be working on our upcoming sport libraries from an orthopaedic standpoint, bringing together physiotherapists, sports medicine doctors and a varied group of allied healthcare practitioners to create North America’s most advanced library of videos for sports injuries,” says Sayers.

Dr. Leith is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is an active member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and is an Associate Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine in 1994 and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UBC in 1999. He completed a Fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington in 2000 and obtained a Masters of Health Science in Health Care and Epidemiology from UBC in 2004.

About HealthChoicesFirst.com

HealthChoicesFirst.com is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and articles. With resources on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country.

Visit HealthChoicesFirst.com for more information on the medical and corporate governance board members.




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