Dave Puskas, OLJ, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
Dr. David Puskas completed his Orthopaedic specialty training at Uof T with concurrent fellowship training in adult trauma, acetabular reconstruction, lower limb arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery of the spine with particular emphasis on complex metastatic spinal disease. Dr. Puskas has been the Chief of Orthopaedics at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre since 2005, as well as Trauma Team Leader since 2000. Dr. Puskas is an assistant professor and program director for Post Graduate Training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. He is also a member of the Orthopaedic Surgery Specialty Committee and Examinations Committee with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Puskas has been the recent recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the Order of St. Lazarus and the Afghanistan Star for Military Service in the Afghanistan Theatre of War. He also received the Canadian General Service Medal for service in support of the Canadian Military in Afghanistan having completed three tours at MMU Afghanistan in 2007, 2008 and 2010.