Earl Bogoch




Dr. Earl Bogoch is an orthopaedic surgeon and the inaugural holder of the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention.  He is a Professor in the Department of Surgery and Chair of the Departmental Promotions Committee at the University of Toronto.  He consults with Osteoporosis Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care on the province-wide Fracture Screening and Prevention Program.

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.  His research group studies methods to overcome 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 160 peer-reviewed articles and received awards from the International Osteoporosis Federation, Osteoporosis Canada and The Canadian Orthopaedic Association.

Recent Publications

  1. Saunders, H, Sujic, R, Bogoch, ER, Jain, R, Jinah, A, Elliot-Gibson, V et al.. Cost-Utility Analysis of the Ontario Fracture Screening and Prevention Program. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021;103 (13):1175-1183. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00795. PubMed PMID:33764937 .
  2. MacDonald, DRW, Neilly, D, Schneider, PS, Bzovsky, S, Sprague, S, Axelrod, D et al.. Venous Thromboembolism in Hip Fracture Patients: A Subanalysis of the FAITH and HEALTH Trials. J Orthop Trauma. 2020;34 Suppl 3 :S70-S75. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001939. PubMed PMID:33027169 .
  3. Sujic, R, Luo, J, Beaton, DE, Bogoch, ER, Sale, JEM, Jaglal, S et al.. Multiple simultaneous fractures are associated with higher all-cause mortality: results from a province-wide fracture liaison service. Osteoporos Int. 2020;31 (2):291-296. doi: 10.1007/s00198-019-05207-z. PubMed PMID:31720710 .
  4. HEALTH Investigators, Bhandari, M, Einhorn, TA, Guyatt, G, Schemitsch, EH, Zura, RD et al.. Total Hip Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture. N Engl J Med. 2019;381 (23):2199-2208. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1906190. PubMed PMID:31557429 .
  5. Pavenski, K, Ward, SE, Hare, GMT, Freedman, J, Pulendrarajah, R, Pirani, RA et al.. A rationale for universal tranexamic acid in major joint arthroplasty: overall efficacy and impact of risk factors for transfusion. Transfusion. 2019;59 (1):207-216. doi: 10.1111/trf.14995. PubMed PMID:30383292 .
  6. Rotondi, NK, Beaton, DE, Sujic, R, Sale, JEM, Ansari, H, Elliot-Gibson, V et al.. Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Osteoporosis Treatment Associated with Improved Outcomes: An Observational Cohort Study. J Rheumatol. 2018;45 (11):1594-1601. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170915. PubMed PMID:30173147 .
  7. Beaton, DE, Mamdani, M, Zheng, H, Jaglal, S, Cadarette, SM, Bogoch, ER et al.. Improvements in osteoporosis testing and care are found following the wide scale implementation of the Ontario Fracture Clinic Screening Program: An interrupted time series analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96 (48):e9012. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000009012. PubMed PMID:29310418 PubMed Central PMC5728819.
  8. 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 .
  9. 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 .
  10. 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 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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