Dr. Jordan Leith Bio
Dr. Jordan Leith: Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Jordan Leith is a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia. He is the director of the fellowship program for Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. He is actively involved as an instructor of arthroscopy courses for orthopaedic surgeons, and a staff member at the Vancouver General and UBC hospitals. Dr. Leith’s practice involves advanced sub-specialized arthroscopic reconstruction for conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. He also consults with several professional, university and national Olympic teams. Dr. Leith has been treating active individuals of all ages and abilities since 2000 . Education:
M.Sc., Applied Physiology, UHS/The Chicago Medical School MD, University of British Columbia Resident, Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia Fellowship, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center Fellowship, Sports Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center MHSc., Health Care & Epidemiology, University of British Columbia
UBC Football 1983-1987 Captain UBC Football 1987 All Canadian Defensive Back CIS 1987 Presidents Trophy Conference Finalist 1987 UBC Football National Champions 1986 1987 Draft Pick of Montreal Alouettes Main sports activities at present include hockey, golf, tennis, skiing
Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team (2000-2004) Canadian Women’s Softball Team (2000-2004) BC Lions, CFL (2004-2006) Vancouver Canucks, NHL (2002-present) National Sports Centre of Greater Vancouver (2000-present) CASM Dip Sports Med
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (1999) Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia (2007)
Clinical Outcomes of Surgical reconstructions Epidemiology of Sports related injuries
Post-Secondary Education University of British Columbia BSc 1986 University of MSc, Applied Physiology 1990 University of British Columbia MD 1994 University of British Columbia Orthopaedic Residency 1999 University of Washington Medical Centre Fellowship, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery 2000 University of Washington Medical Centre Fellowship, Sport Medicine 2000 University of British Columbia MHSc, Health Care & Epidemiology 2004
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Tom is a 25-year-old right hand dominant snowboarder who presents to his doctor for evaluation of his left shoulder. He injured it one week ago after failing to land a large jump and consequently landing directly on his left side. He described having immediate and significant pain to the left shoulder. He was unable to actively move the arm without significant pain. It has failed to improve to date and although the pain has settled considerably he still is unable to lift the arm. He says it feels very weak.
On examination, the doctor notices Tom is holding the arm close to his side. There is no deformity or muscle wasting. Passive range of motion is full with some discomfort. Active range of motion is very limited and he is unable to actively elevate the arm beyond 45 degrees. There is tenderness to palpation over the supraspinatus insertion and a palpable defect with crepitus present. There is grade 3 power testing supraspinatus, 5/5 power for infraspinatus and subscapularis testing. There are no other findings with the examination.
A diagnosis of a young rotator cuff tear is made. Tom may benefit from having an MRI on his shoulder to confirm the exact severity of his injury. He may also benefit from seeing a physiotherapist and possibly a massage therapist in order to improve the range of motion again in his shoulder. He may also benefit from seeing an orthopedic surgeon for assessment.