Dr. Ross Leighton MD, FRCSC, FACS
Finance DirectorLocations: QEII Health Sciences Centre
Specialities: Arthroplasty, Trauma
Dr. Leighton is presently a Professor of Surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
2013 − 2014 Patient Visits: 4,579 OR Cases: 371 ER Admissions: 90
2012 − 2013 Patient Visits: 4,520 OR Cases: 372 ER Admissions: 97
2011 − 2012 Patient Visits: 4,609 OR Cases: 400 ER Admissions: 93
As the same time he and his colleagues at Dalhousie accomplished many biomechanical and clinic studies including a Pelvic plate system presently marketed throughout the orthopaedic world. Many of his research projects were focused on structural bone substitutes and as such have produced a large quantity of significant data on the usefulness of these materials. Dr. Leighton runs a fellowship program in trauma and arthroplasty at Dalhousie University out of the QEII Health Sciences Centre. This centre is also an accredited residency training program in Canada. Dr. Leighton is currently the President of the Nova Scotia Orthopaedic Society and Medical Staff at the QEII. He is also the President of the Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society which has been very active and productive with numerous multi-center randomized trials.