Sarah Ward

MD, MLA, MSc (candidate), FRCSC

Project Investigator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Ward is an orthopaedic surgeon with a clinical practice focusing on hip and knee arthroplasty and orthopaedic trauma. She is a Lecturer at the University of Toronto and her research interest lies in the area of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.

Recent Publications

  1. 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. 2018; :. doi: 10.1111/trf.14995. PubMed PMID:30383292 .
  2. Wolfstadt, JI, Ward, SE, Kim, S, Bell, CM. Improving Care in Orthopaedics: How to Incorporate Quality Improvement Techniques into Surgical Practice. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018;100 (20):1791-1799. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.00225. PubMed PMID:30334891 .
  3. Atrey, A, Ward, SE, Khoshbin, A, Hussain, N, Bogoch, E, Schemitsch, EH et al.. Ten-year follow-up study of three alternative bearing surfaces used in total hip arthroplasty in young patients: a prospective randomised controlled trial. Bone Joint J. 2017;99-B (12):1590-1595. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B12.BJJ-2017-0353.R1. PubMed PMID:29212681 .
  4. Ward, SE, Laughren, JJ, Escott, BG, Elliot-Gibson, V, Bogoch, ER, Beaton, DE et al.. A program with a dedicated coordinator improved chart documentation of osteoporosis after fragility fracture. Osteoporos Int. 2007;18 (8):1127-36. doi: 10.1007/s00198-007-0341-0. PubMed PMID:17333450 .
  5. Murooka, TT, Ward, SE, Fish, EN. Chemokines and cancer. Cancer Treat. Res. 2005;126 :15-44. . PubMed PMID:16209061 .
  6. Ward, SE, Loutfy, MR, Blatt, LM, Siminovitch, KA, Chen, J, Hinek, A et al.. Dynamic changes in clinical features and cytokine/chemokine responses in SARS patients treated with interferon alfacon-1 plus corticosteroids. Antivir. Ther. (Lond.). 2005;10 (2):263-75. . PubMed PMID:15865221 .
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