Dr. Paul Salo

MD, FRCS(C), BSc

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Paul Salo is a Royal College Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with interests in spinal disorders of adults at our Calgary location, Canadian Surgery Solutions. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Calgary; Orthopedic Facility Chief and Attending Physician at Foothills Medical Centre.

He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 1982 from the University of Toronto and completed a one-year internship at the Toronto Hospital. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency in 1987 and Postgraduate Fellow within the Division of Orthopedic Surgery in 1988 from the University of Calgary. He has his Clinical Fellow from the Dewar Spinal Unit, Toronto Hospital General Division; and Research Fellow from the Department of Physiology, University of Toronto. Dr. Salo maintains a research laboratory focused on inflammatory pathways in joint injury.

Dr. Paul Salo is accredited by the following institutions:

  • Alberta Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alberta Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  • Orthopedic Research Society
  • Canadian Orthopedic Association
  • Canadian Orthopedic Research Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Alberta Orthopedic society

Academic Qualifications

  • Research Fellow University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario 1992
  • Clinical Fellow Toronto General Hospital Toronto, Ontario
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta 1988
  • Fellowship Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 1987
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta 1987
  • Internship Toronto Hospital Toronto, Ontario 1983
  • Medical Doctorate University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario 1982

Achievements & Awards

  • Received a Clinical Investigator Award from the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
  • Funded by The Arthritis Society to Complete his Research Training at the University of Toronto
  • Chief of the Orthopedics Facility at Foothills Medical Centre (Since 2011)
  • Past Consultant for the Princess Margaret Hospital
  • Past Consultant for the Lyndhurst Hospital
  • Past Consultant for the Hillcrest Hospital
  • Past Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto
  • Past Associate Investigator of the Playfair Neurosciences Unit at the University of Toronto
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Calgary (Since 1998)
  • Scientific Researcher/Publisher

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