Dr. David Amirault

Dr. David Amirault MD, FRCSC

Retired, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery


David Amirault is a full-time Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dalhousie University.  He completed his medical training at Dalhousie University School of Medicine in 1976 and completed specialty training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1984.

Clinical Data:

2013 − 2014 Patient Visits: 2,580 OR Cases: 378 ER Admissions: 104

2012 − 2013 Patient Visits: 2,715 OR Cases: 334 ER Admissions: 85

2011 − 2012 Patient Visits: 2,641 OR Cases: 312 ER Admissions: 59

He completed a fellowship at the University of Toronto in Adult Knee Reconstruction Surgery and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1986.  Dr. Amirault was Chief of Surgery at the Halifax Infirmary from 1997-2003.  He was appointed Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dalhousie University and the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in 2005.  His areas of interest include osteotomy and joint replacement about the hip and knee as well as foot and ankle surgery.  His research interests include collaborative research utilizing RSA technology for hip and knee replacement as well as joint replacement in the foot.  He is a member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association as well as the International Society of Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery.

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