Earl Bogoch


Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Earl Bogoch is an orthopaedic surgeon and the Medical Director of the Mobility Program at St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.

His research interests are in health services issues in the delivery of preventive care to fragility fracture patients, who are at high risk of future hip fracture and the challenges of identifying, educating, investigating and treating those who require an intervention. He has also published on the surgical management of arthritic conditions.

He has published 140 peer-reviewed articles and received awards from the International Osteoporosis Federation, Osteoporosis Canada and The Canadian Orthopaedic Association.

Recent Publications

  1. Ansari, H, Beaton, DE, Sujic, R, Rotondi, NK, Cullen, JD, Slater, M et al.. Equal treatment: no evidence of gender inequity in osteoporosis management in a coordinator-based fragility fracture screening program. Osteoporos Int. 2017;28 (12):3401-3406. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-4206-x. PubMed PMID:28891035 .
  2. Bogoch, ER. In Treating Arthritis of the Knee, Beware the Ipsilateral Hip: Commentary on an article by Joerg Huber, MD, et al.: "The Influence of Arthritis in Other Major Joints and the Spine on the One-Year Outcome of Total Hip Replacement. A Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Study (EUROHIP) Measuring the Influence of Musculoskeletal Morbidity". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99 (17):e95. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00651. PubMed PMID:28872537 .
  3. Bogoch, ER, Elliot-Gibson, V, Beaton, D, Sale, J, Josse, RG. Fracture Prevention in the Orthopaedic Environment: Outcomes of a Coordinator-Based Fracture Liaison Service. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99 (10):820-831. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01042. PubMed PMID:28509822 .
  4. Beaton, DE, Vidmar, M, Pitzul, KB, Sujic, R, Rotondi, NK, Bogoch, ER et al.. Addition of a fracture risk assessment to a coordinator's role improved treatment rates within 6 months of screening in a fragility fracture screening program. Osteoporos Int. 2017;28 (3):863-869. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3794-1. PubMed PMID:27770155 .
  5. Lin, CA, Bhandari, M, Guyatt, G, Walter, SD, Schemitsch, EH, Swiontkowski, M et al.. Does Participation in a Randomized Clinical Trial Change Outcomes? An Evaluation of Patients Not Enrolled in the SPRINT Trial. J Orthop Trauma. 2016;30 (3):156-61. . PubMed PMID:27326429 .
  6. Rotondi, NK, Beaton, DE, Elliot-Gibson, V, Sujic, R, Josse, RG, Sale, JE et al.. Comparison of CAROC and FRAX in Fragility Fracture Patients: Agreement, Clinical Utility, and Implications for Clinical Practice. J. Rheumatol. 2016;43 (8):1593-9. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.151409. PubMed PMID:27307534 .
  7. Sujic, R, Beaton, DE, Bogoch, ER, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy Fracture Clinic Screening Program Evaluation Team. Patient acceptance of osteoporosis treatment: Application of the stages of change model. Maturitas. 2016;88 :70-5. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.03.021. PubMed PMID:27105702 .
  8. Burgers, PT, Hoogendoorn, M, Van Woensel, EA, Poolman, RW, Bhandari, M, Patka, P et al.. Total medical costs of treating femoral neck fracture patients with hemi- or total hip arthroplasty: a cost analysis of a multicenter prospective study. Osteoporos Int. 2016;27 (6):1999-2008. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3484-z. PubMed PMID:26821137 PubMed Central PMC4869739.
  9. Obremskey, W, Agel, J, Archer, K, To, P, Tornetta, P 3rd, SPRINT Investigators et al.. Character, Incidence, and Predictors of Knee Pain and Activity After Infrapatellar Intramedullary Nailing of an Isolated Tibia Fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2016;30 (3):135-41. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000475. PubMed PMID:26496180 PubMed Central PMC4761290.
  10. Baker, JE, Pavenski, K, Pirani, RA, White, A, Kataoka, M, Waddell, JP et al.. Universal tranexamic acid therapy to minimize transfusion for major joint arthroplasty: a retrospective analysis of protocol implementation. Can J Anaesth. 2015;62 (11):1179-87. doi: 10.1007/s12630-015-0460-6. PubMed PMID:26335903 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Medical Director, Mobility Program, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto