Sarah Ward

MD, MLA, MSc , FRCSC

Investigator

Biography

Please note Dr. Ward will not be taking in any summer students.

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

Recent Publications

  1. Malahias, MA, Ma, QL, Gu, A, Ward, SE, Alexiades, MM, Sculco, PK et al.. Outcomes of Acetabular Reconstructions for the Management of Chronic Pelvic Discontinuity: A Systematic Review. J Arthroplasty. 2020;35 (4):1145-1153.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.10.057. PubMed PMID:31784362 .
  2. Ross, TD, Dvorani, E, Saskin, R, Khoshbin, A, Atrey, A, Ward, SE et al.. Temporal Trends and Predictors of Thirty-Day Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in Ontario Between 2003 and 2016. J Arthroplasty. 2020;35 (2):364-370. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.09.015. PubMed PMID:31732370 .
  3. Hannick, JH, O'Kelly, F, Wolfstadt, JI, Ward, SE, Koyle, MA. Improving care in pediatric urology-A primer on quality improvement methodology and how to apply it to pediatric urology. J Pediatr Urol. 2019;15 (5):503-512. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.09.014. PubMed PMID:31648888 .
  4. Wolfstadt, JI, Wayment, L, Koyle, MA, Backstein, DJ, Ward, SE. The Development of a Standardized Pathway for Outpatient Ambulatory Fracture Surgery: To Admit or Not to Admit. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020;102 (2):110-118. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00634. PubMed PMID:31644523 .
  5. O'Kelly, F, Hannick, JH, Wolfstadt, JI, Ward, SE, Koyle, MA. Quality improvement in pediatric urology-a historical perspective on street pumps, puerperal fever, surgical infection, and contemporary methodology. J Pediatr Urol. 2019;15 (5):495-502. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.08.016. PubMed PMID:31630935 .
  6. Chan, S, Wong, EKC, Ward, SE, Kuan, D, Wong, CL. The Predictive Value of the Clinical Frailty Scale on Discharge Destination and Complications in Older Hip Fracture Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2019;33 (10):497-502. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001518. PubMed PMID:31188261 .
  7. Wolfstadt, JI, Soong, C, Ward, SE. Improving patient outcomes following total joint arthroplasty: is there an app for that?. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28 (10):775-777. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-009571. PubMed PMID:31110141 .
  8. 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 .
  9. 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 .
  10. 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 .
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