Dr. Iain Russell

MD, FRCS(C), Bsc, MSc

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Iain Russell is Royal College Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with special interest in foot and ankle, at our Calgary location Canadian Surgery Solutions. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Finance Director within the Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Calgary. He is also the Medical Director of Lifemark Sports Medicine Centre, and Co-Director of Calgary Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Clinic.

He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 1991 and completed his rotating internship from Grey Nuns Hospital from the University of Calgary, where he completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency in 1997. He also holds a Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma from the University of Vienna and Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery from the University of Washington.

Dr. Iain Russell is accredited by the following institutions:

  • Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Medical Association

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Alberta Medical Society
  • Alberta Orthopedic Association
  • Canadian Medical Association

Academic Qualifications

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship University of Vienna Vienna, Austria 2007
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship University of Washington Seattle, Washington 1999
  • Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons of Canada 1997
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta 1997
  • Rotating Internship Grey Nuns Hospital Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta 1991
  • Bachelor of Science (Deans List) University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta 1987

Achievements & Awards

  • Clinical Assistant Professor within the Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Calgary (Since 2007)
  • Finance Director within the Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Calgary
  • Chief, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Peter Lougheed Site Calgary General Hospital (Since 2004
  • Medical Director of Lifemark Sports Medicine Centre
  • Co-Director of Calgary Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Founding Member of Alberta Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Past President of Alberta Orthopaedic Society
  • Scientific Researcher/Publisher

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