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Dr Duong Nguyen MPC

MD, FRCSC, MSc(ClinEpi), DipABOS, DipSportsMed(ABOS), FAAOS, CIME, DESS(c), DipSportMed(CASEM), Adjunct Clinical Professor - McMaster University

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Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

(ABOS Board Certification)



Subspecialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine
(American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
(AAOS Board Certification)



Diplomate Sport & Exercise Medicine

(Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine Certification)



Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada  
(FRCSC Board Certification)


Certified Independent Medical Examiner / Permanent Impairment Rating Assessor

(ABIME - American Board of Independent Medical Examiners)

Independent Medical Assessments based on the 6th edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment



Medical-Legal Society of Toronto (MLST) Member


Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators (CSME) Associate Member


Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor

(American College of Surgeons Certification)



Journal Reviewer

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery


Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy & Related Surgery

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) Sports Medicine Sub-specialty Certificate Exam

(Standard Setting Committee Member)

Member of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Abstract Review Task Force

Faculty Member / Instructor - Osler Institute / American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Exam



Master of Science - Clinical Epidemiology / Health Research Methodology

(McMaster University)

Thesis: Optimizing Surgical Outcomes in Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstructions: Myths vs. Science



Adjunct Clinical Professor - McMaster University

Faculty of Health Sciences







  • Sports Medicine


  • Traumatology / Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Shoulder, Elbow & Knee Surgery 



Clinical Interests:


  • Sports Related Injuries


  • Knee (ACL/meniscus) injuries in soccer


  • Neuromuscular imbalances in female athletes
  • Knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Anatomic Reconstruction
    • Anteromedial Technique
    • Double bundle ACL reconstruction
    • Neuromuscular training in female athletes
    • Accelerated Rehabilitation


  • Knee Arthroscopic Minimally Invasive - All inside Meniscal Repair
    • Biologic augmentation / Plasma rich platelet injections
    • Meniscal root repair
    • Meniscal transplantation

  • Knee Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction (MPFL) - Patella  Instability


  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Partial tear percutaneous repair
    • Double row suture bridge technique


  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Stabilization
    • Percutaneous technique
    • Double row plication technique


  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Labral / SLAP Repair
    • Percutaneous single portal technique


  • Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
    • Elbow arthroscopy / Docking technique


  • Cartilage Restoration / Osteoarticular Transfer System (OATS) technique
    • Biologic augmentation
    • Plasma rich platelet injections

Research Interests:


  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques
  • Knee (ACL/meniscus) injuries in soccer
  • Computer Assisted Surgery

  • Patient clinical outcomes

  • Double bundle ACL reconstruction

  • Cartilage preservation / Biologic solutions

  • Neuromuscular imbalances in female athletes / Accelerated Rehabilitation


How to make an appointment

Have your family doctor, walk-in clinic doctor, emergency room doctor, sports medicine doctor or orthopaedic surgeon fax a referral to us at:    

Fax: (416) 742-2818        Email:  

(please include call back phone # in email)


Click on link on the right for a web referral form:    SportsMed Web Referral form.pdf


Contact Information

Duong Nguyen, MD, FRCSC, MSc(ClinEpi), CIME, DESS(c), DipABOS, FAAOS, DipSportsMed (ABOS/CASEM)

William Osler Health System, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Nguyen Sports Medicine Clinic

2489 Bloor Street West, Suite 102   (at South Kingsway)
Toronto, Ontario M6S 1R6

Phone: (416) 742-3736           Fax: (416) 742-2818

Email:     (please include call back phone # in email)