BSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC, ABOS, CAQS
Medical Director, Hand and Wrist Specialty Program, Altum Health, Associate Professor, Division of Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
A recognized expert in the field of hand and wrist injuries, Dr. von Schroeder is the Medical Director of the WSIB Hand and Wrist Specialty Program, an Associate Professor in the Divisions of Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto and a Research Scientist at the Faculty of Dentistry. With over 22 years experience, Dr. von Schroder also holds the Certificate for Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.
In 1982, Dr. von Schroeder completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) followed by a MD in 1986, both at University of British Columbia. His research fellowships took place at the University of California, San Diego and at the University of Toronto in skeletal and cell research. Dr. von Schroeder finished his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Toronto, and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) in 1996.
In 1996 and 1997, Dr. von Schroeder completed two clinical fellowships at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, and C.M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY., obtaining highly specialized training in hand, wrist and microsurgery.
Dr. von Schroeder has particular clinical interest in reconstructive wrist surgery for carpal instability, scaphoid fracture surgery, scaphoid pseudarthrosis reconstruction, vascularized bone graft procedures in the wrist, small joint arthroplasty in the hand and wrist arthroscopy.