Dr. Masri is a full professor of Orthopaedics at the University of British and served as Department Head and Surgeon-in-Chief at UBC as well as Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospitals. He has been in orthopaedic practice in Vancouver since 1995, and specializes in hip and knee replacement. Dr. Masri graduated from UBC with an MD in 1988. He then moved to Edmonton, Alberta, where he worked as a rotating intern at the Grey Nuns Hospital between July 1988 and June 1989. He then returned to Vancouver and started the orthopaedic surgery residency program at UBC. He graduated from that program in June of 1994. Following graduation from residency, he completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Oncology at UBC until December 31, 1994. He then moved to New York City and completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery between January 1 and July 31, 1995. He then progressed through the ranks and became Head of the Division of Reconstructive Orthopaedics at VGH and UBC Hospitals, and Head of the Division of Lower Limb Reconstruction and Oncology at UBC. His current academic rank is that of Full Professor at UBC.
Dr Masri specializes in hip and knee replacement, their complications and revisions. Within our group, his unique skills include partial knee replacements (medial and lateral unicompartmental knee replacement) as well as patellofemoral knee replacement.
Dr. Masri is a highly accomplished surgeon, teacher and researcher. He is a sought-after speaker all over the world and has lectured extensively in all continents. He has been a visiting profession on over 220 occasions and has given over 450 invited presentations. He has also given over 280 scientific presentations, published 245 peer-reviewed published articles and contributed to 60 book chapters over the past 25 years.
He is a member of a number of prestigious scholarly societies (by invitation only) including the Hip Society, the Knee Society, the International Hip Society and many others. He has won the prestigious Stinchfield and Charnley awards from the Hip Society on two occasions. He also served as the Regional Medical Director for Surgical Services for The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, which involved the primarily urban areas of the Greater Vancouver area, from 2015-2018. He has also served on many local, regional and national committees related to academic and administrative issues. He served as President of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association 2014-2015. In November 2017, Dr. Masri was the recipient of the Pier Giorgio Marchetti, M.D. Lifetime Achievement Award by an International Alumnus from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Dr. Bas Masri
Diamond Health Care Centre
2775 Laurel Street
3rd floor, Room 3197
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
Office: 604-875-5767 ext 4