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Dr. David Sauder MD, FRCSC Associate Professor, Residency Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery

Room 5512, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive, saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8


David Sauder is homegrown in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  He completed two years of undergraduate training at the U of S in biochemistry before entereing medicine.  He graduated from U of S medicine with great distinction in 2000.  After spending one year in family medicine training, he switched into orthopedic surgery at the U of S.  He graduated in 2006.  During residency he won a research presentation award at the national Canadian Orthopedic Resdiency Association meeting in 2005.  He then went on to train for one year at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre in London, Ontario.  His career began back in Saskatoon at the Saskatoon Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Centre.  His clinical interest is in upper limb surgery with much of his work focusing on wrist and elbow.  His current research interest is in the area of carpal tunnel outcomes. He is currently the Residency Program Director for Orthopedic Surgery.  

Academic Background:

  • FRCSC, 2006, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Orthopedic Residency, 2006, University of Saskatchewan
  • MD, 2000, University of Saskatchewan

Selected Publications

  • R Grewal, J Assini, D Sauder, L Ferreira, J Johnson, K Faber. (2011) A Comparison of Two Headless Compression Screws for Operative Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures. Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Research 6(1), 27.
  • Sauder D.J. & King G.J.W.  (2007) Hemiarthroplasty of the Distal Ulna with an Eccentric Prosthesis.  Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg, 11(1): 115-20.
  • Sauder D.J. & Athwal G.S. (2007) Ulnar Shaft Fractures.  Hand Clinics, 23(2): 179-84.
  • Sauder D.J., Athwal G.S., Faber K.J. & Roth J.H. Perilunate Injuries. Orthop Clin North Am, 38(2): 279-88.