John H. Wedge, OC, MD, FRCSC

Contact Information

  • Name: John H, Wedge
  • Degree: OC, MD, FRCSC
  • Title / Position: Professor of Surgery University of Toronto, Chair Sickkids International / IHDI Medical Advisory Board Member
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Hospital for Sick Children
  • Street Address: 555 University Avenue, Rm M568
  • City: Toronto
  • State/Province: Ontario
  • Zip/Postal code: M5G 1X8
  • Country: Canada
  • Office phone number: 416.813.6944
  • Office fax number: 416.813.6692
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: University of Saskiatchewan College of Medicine
  • Residency: Royal Victoria Hospital MCGill University Montreal, University Hospital Saskatoon Saskatchewan
  • Fellowship training:

    Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, University of Saskatchewan, University of Oxford Nufield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orhtopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American College of Surgeons

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Specific training in hip dysplasia:

    AO International Fellowship

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • Wedge JH, Salter RB: Innominate osteotomy:  Its role in the arrest of secondary degenerative arthritis of the hip in the adult.  Clinical Orthopaedics 1974: 98: pp 214-224.
    • Wedge JH, Wasylenko MJ: The natural history of congenital dislocation of the hip:  A critical review.  Clinical Orthopaedics 1978: 137: pp 154-162.
    • Wedge JH, Wasylenko MJ: The natural history of congenital disease of the hip.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 1979: 61B: pp 334-338.
    • White WE, Wedge JH, Sargent CM: Failure analysis of Charnley-Muller total hip replacement prosthesis.  Microstructural Science 1979: 7: pp 27-39.
    • Salter RB, Hamilton HW, Wedge JH, Tile M, Torode IP, O’Driscoll SW, Murnaghan JJ, Saringer JH: Clinical application of basic research on continuous passive motion for disorders and injuries of synovial joints:  A preliminary report of a feasibility study.  Journal of Orthopaedic Research 1984: 1: pp 325-342.
    • Wedge JH: Assessing children’s legs and feet.  Canadian Family Physician 1985: 31: pp 595-598.
    •  Wedge JH, Powell JN, Ulmer BG, Reynolds R: Biodegradable resurfacing of the hip in dogs.  Clinical Orthopaedics 1986: 208: pp 76-ff.
    • Wedge JH: Hip pain in adolescence.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1987: 225: pp 93-103.
    • D’Antonio JA, Capello WN, Border LS, Bargar WL, Bierbaum BF, Boettcher WG, Steinberg ME, Stulberg SD, Wedge JH: Classification and management of acetabular abnormalities in total hip arthroplasty.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1989: 243: pp 126-137.
    • Wedge JH, Munkacsi J, Loback D: Anteversion of the femur and idiopathic osteoarthrosis of the hip.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 1989: 71A: pp 1040-1043.
    • Wedge JH, Wasylenko MJ, Houston CS: Minor anatomic abnormalities of the hip joint persisting from childhood and their possible relationship to idiopathic osteoarthrosis.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 1991: 264: pp 122-128.
    • McKenna PH, Khoury AE, McLorie GA, Churchill BM, Babyn PB, Wedge JH: Iliac osteotomy:  A model to compare the options in bladder and cloacal exstrophy reconstruction.  Urology 1994: 151: pp 182-187.
    •  Wedge JH, Cummiskey DJ: Primary arthroplasty of the hip in patients who are less than twenty-one years old.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 1994: 76A: pp 1732-1741.
    • Wedge JH: Osteotomy of the pelvis for the management of hip disease in young adults.  Canadian Journal of Surgery 1995: 38(1): pp S25-S32.
    •   Wedge JH: Editorial:  Hip joint acetabular dysplasia.  Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 1997: 17(2): pp 4-5.
    • Roposch A, Wedge JH: An incomplete periacetabular osteotomy for treatment of neuromuscular hip dysplasia.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2005: 431: pp 166-175.
    • Roposch A, Wedge JH, Krahn M: The role of the ossific nucleus in the treatment of established hip dislocation.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2006: 449: pp 295-302.
    • Thomas SR, Wedge JH, Salter RB: Outcome at forty-five years after open reduction and innominate osteotomy for late-presenting developmental dislocation of the hip.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2007: 89: pp 2341-50.
    • Wedge J, Thomas S, Salter R: Outcome at forty-five years after open reduction and innominate ostoeotmy for late-presenting developmental dislocation of the hip.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American) 2008: 90 Suppl 2: pp 238-53.
    • Wedge JH: Dislocation and epiphyseal separation.  In:  The Hip and Its Disorders (Steinbert ME, ed).  W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia 1991: pp 129-143.
    •  Wedge JH: Hip:  Pediatric aspects.  In:  Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 4, Home Study Syllabus (Frymoyer JW, ed).  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Illinois 1993: pp 505-513.
    • Wedge JH, Cummiskey DJ: Primary arthroplasty of the hip in patients younger than twenty one years old.  In:  Instructional Course Lectures (Jackson DW, ed).  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Illinois 1995: pp 275-280.
    • Wedge JH, Bogoch ER: The surgical management of juvenile arthritis.  In:  Oxford Textbook of Orthopedics and Trauma (Buckwalter J, Bulstrode C, Carr A, Fairbank J, Marsh L, Wilson-MacDonald J., eds).  Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom 2002.

     

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