Dr. Bassam Masri, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Bassam Masri

Dr. Bassam Masri

MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Vancouver, BC
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Dr. Bassam Masri Bio

Dr. Masri specializes in hip and knee arthroplasty and has been in academic practice in Vancouver, British Columbia for the past 18 years. He completed his residency in Orthopaedics at The University of British Columbia (UBC) and subsequently completed a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology at UBC and a fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York prior to returning to Vancouver to start his practice at Vancouver General Hospital.

He is also Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at UBCH since 2006. Prior to that, he has Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Lower Limb Reconstruction and Oncology. In addition, he is the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Vancouver Acute Health Services, which is the largest hospital system in British Columbia. He is also the Surgeon-in-Chief at Vancouver Acute, and the Medical Director of the Centre for Surgical Innovation, which in combination with the Hip and Knee program at Vancouver General Hospital is the largest arthroplasty program in Canada with a combined volume of 2780 cases in the fiscal year 2012-2013.

Dr. Masri has had an interest in Infection and was the co-inventor of the Knee PROSTALAC, which is the prototypical articulated spacer for the management of infected knee arthroplasty. He also helped develop the Vancouver Classification system for periprosthetic fractures along with Dr. Clive Duncan.

Dr. Masri has been involved in multiple research projects leading to numerous presentation and publication. At last count, he was a visiting professor or guest speaker on 152 occasions throughout the world, including Canada, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Japan and China. He has given 279 invited presentations and 227 scientific presentation. He has published 178 peer-reviewed published articles, and 47 book chapters.

He has been involved in the training of 106 post-graduate trainings, including fellows, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, in addition to many more residents.

Dr. Masri's work has been honored with the Charnely Award by the Hip Society on two occasions and by the Stinchfield Award by the Hip Society once. He is a member of a number of prestigious scholarly societies (by invitation only) including the Hip Society, the Knee Society and the International Hip Society. In addition, he is a member of many other societies.

Dr. Bassam Masri, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

If you are looking for local services or office treatment from a Orthopaedic Surgeon, contact a provider such as Dr. Bassam Masri with this phone number to book an appointment 604-875-5767

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Education

  • The University of British Columbia
    Orthopaedics
  • The University of British Columbia
    Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Hospital for Special Surgery in New York
    Fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery

Ratings for Dr. Bassam Masri, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

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    Dr. Bassam Masri is an excellent Orthopaedic Surgeon in Vancouver who performed on my hip last month. Did a great job and was very professional, Watched a video on the operation prior to surgery.
    Submitted: October 15, 2016
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    Happy to Rate Dr. Bassam Masri my Orthopaedic Surgeon in Vancouver who performed a knee operation for me earlier this year. Found him to be very professional. Bill Vancouver
    Submitted: October 15, 2016
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    If you're looking for a great orthopedic surgeon to do your hip surgery I would recommend Dr. Masri. I had a great experience with Dr. Masri and am on the road to recovery. His team made me feel very confident and at ease. He has also been very helpful by referring me to some great specialists to help me continue to get stronger. Thanks Dr. Masri. Gordon in Vancouver
    Submitted: January 21, 2016
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    I am really happy with the treatment that I received from Dr. Bassam Masri here in Vancouver. He was extremely knowledgeable about knee replacement surgery and has given me a solid action plan moving forward. It's really helped me form choices I'm happy with. I really like the educational library on this site that Dr. Masri has provided to me. Very helpful. Steve in Vancouver
    Submitted: January 15, 2016
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    Found Dr Masri to be an excellent Surgeon. I had a hip replacement done by Dr Masri last year and he did a fantastic job. Dr Masri gave me good information on what he was going to do and I had good follow up by him.
    Submitted: January 14, 2016

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