Khalid Syed

Dr. Syed is an orthopaedic surgeon at TWH and his primary research focus is in the field of hip and knee replacements. A few highlights of his current research endeavours are:

  • A multicenter clinical trial that involves testing the advantage of a metal on metal cup system vs metal on polyethylene liner system on patients receiving a primary cementless total hip replacement;
  • Evaluating the effect of bench model training of cognitive learning in the operating room;
  • Determining patients' perception of resident involvement in their care and its correlation to the level of satisfaction they experience at the hospital;
  • Determining the effect of music on post surgery pain management; and
  • Determining patient education level and utilization of resources prior to hip and knee consultation.
Med Teach. 2018 01 18;:1-13
Nousiainen MT, Mironova P, Hynes M, Glover Takahashi S, Reznick R, Kraemer W, Alman B, Ferguson P, Safir O, Sonnadara R, Murnaghan J, Ogilvie-Harris D, Theodoropoulos J, Hall J, Syed K, Howard A, Ford M, Daniels T, Dwyer T, Veillette C, Wadey V,...
Indian J Orthop. 2014 Mar;48(2):203-10
Syed KA, Blankstein M, Bhandari M, Nakane M, Zdero R, Schemitsch EH
J Orthop Trauma. 2014;28 Suppl 1:S24-7
Li R, Nauth A, Gandhi R, Syed K, Schemitsch EH
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013;14:83
Perruccio AV, Gandhi R, Rampersaud YR, Arthritis Program, University Health Network
Can J Cardiol. 2013 May;29(5):639.e1-2
Gilbert CJ, Cheung A, Butany J, Zywiel MG, Syed K, McDonald M, Wong F, Overgaard C
Bone Joint J. 2013 Jan;95-B(1):31-7
Zywiel MG, Brandt JM, Overgaard CB, Cheung AC, Turgeon TR, Syed KA
J Arthroplasty. 2013 Feb;28(2):368-73
Syed KA, Kuzyk PR, Yoo DJ, Zdero R, Richards RR, Schemitsch EH
J Rheumatol. 2011 Sep;38(9):1966-72
Gandhi R, Takahashi M, Virtanen C, Syed K, Davey JR, Mahomed NN
J Biomech Eng. 2011 Jan;133(1):014501
Zdero R, McConnell AJ, Peskun C, Syed KA, Schemitsch EH



Orthopaedic Surgeon, Toronto Western Hospital