Dr. Ajay Manjoo, MD, FRCSC, BSc., Orthopedic Surgeon, talks about what causes bunions and how they can be managed.
Physiotherapy Now Bio:
Dr. Manjoo is an Orthopaedic Surgeon duly licensed to practice orthopaedic surgery in the Province of Ontario. He completed his Orthopedic residency training at the University of Western Ontario in 2009. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2009. He completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma and Foot and Ankle surgery in 2010 at the University of Western Ontario.
He then completed a fellowship in Adult Lower Limb Reconstructive surgery at the University of Toronto in 2011. In addition, he also completed a Masters in Medical Biophysics at the University of Western Ontario in 2011. His thesis focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of ischemia/reperfusion injuries following lower limb trauma. Since July 2011, he has been in independent practice at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, as a Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon.
He is an assistant clinical professor at McMaster University. His practice focuses on Orthopedic Trauma and Foot and Ankle surgery. He has been recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine for his work on a multicentered randomized controlled trial that compared outcomes of hemiarthroplasty versus total hip arthroplasty in the treatment of hip fractures.
Ajay Manjoo MD FRCSC MSc, Orthopaedic surgeon/ Foot and Ankle surgeon/ Orthopedic Trauma surgeon, Adjunct Clinical Professor-McMaster University