Dr. Braden Gammon MD, MSc, FRCSC

Orthopaedic Surgeon

About Dr. Braden Gammon

Areas of specialty: Hand, Wrist & Elbow, Joint Replacement

Dr. Braden Gammon is a newly-appointed member in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia.  He was in full-time subspecialty practice at the University of Ottawa for seven years prior to joining the Orthopaedic team at St. Paul’s Hospital.  Dr. Gammon holds a Master’s degree in wrist biomechanics and has a particular interest in complex wrist disorders.  He was previously the consulting hand surgeon for the Ottawa RedBlacks and Ottawa Senators.  He was also contracted as a specialty Hand and Wrist Surgeon by the Ontario Workers Network for the care of injured workers with complex needs.  

Professional Highlights

Dr. Gammon is a passionate educator.  He received the Resident Teacher of the Year Award in the University of Ottawa's Division of Orthopaedic Surgery for both 2016 and 2020.  In 2018, he was honoured by the Department of Surgery with the Resident Teacher of the Year Award for efforts in the education of both Plastic and Orthopaedic Surgery Residents.  In 2019, he was the proud recipient of the Department of Surgery "Above and Beyond the Call" award for clinical care and education.

Since its inception in 2018, he has served on the executive committee for WECAN - a collaborative national wrist research group focused on multi-centre clinical trials.  Dr. Gammon was previously the Director of the University of Ottawa Hand Fellowship Program.  Together with Dr. Tom Goetz, he is excited to further develop and expand the UBC hand, wrist and elbow Fellowship program.

Post-Secondary Education

  • Acadia University
    BSc, Biology
    1999-2002
  • University of Toronto
    MD
    2002-2006
  • Queen's University
    Orthopaedic Residency
    2006-2011
  • Queen's University
    Fellowship, Hand & Upper Extremity
    2011-2012
  • Roth-McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Center
    Fellowship, Hand & Upper Extremity
    2012-2014
  • University of Western Ontario
    MSc, Medical Biophysics
    2013-2016

Research Interests

  • Wrist Biomechanics
  • Clinical outcomes in wrist surgery
  • Multicenter trials