Aaron J. Bois, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Dr. Aaron Bois is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and elbow. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery in the Cumming School of Medicine and devotes time to surgical education at the Advanced Technical Skills Simulation Laboratory at the University of Calgary.
In addition to clinical work, he is involved in musculoskeletal research, and he has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. He is also an associate editor of the textbook The Shoulder. His research focuses on advanced imaging of the shoulder for bone loss in shoulder instability, clinical and surgical care pathways for patients with rotator cuff pathology, and outcomes following primary and revision arthroplasty of the shoulder and elbow.
He serves on the board of directors for the Canadian Shoulder and Elbow Society (CSES) and is an active member in several orthopedic associations and societies within North America including the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) and the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES).
Education: Dr. Bois completed a Master’s degree in Sport Medicine at Western University and received his Medical Doctorate from the University of Ottawa. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Saskatchewan, an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, and the Charles A. Rockwood Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at the University of Texas. In 2018, he participated in a brief shoulder arthroscopy/arthroplasty sabbatical at the Santy Centre Orthopedique in Lyon, France.