Sarah Ward




Please note Dr. Ward will not be taking in any summer students.

Dr. Ward is an orthopaedic surgeon with a clinical practice focusing on hip and knee arthroplasty and orthopaedic trauma. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and her research interest lies in the area of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.

Recent Publications

  1. Atrey, A, Navacchia, A, Ward, SE, Rister, D, Brillantes, J, Stavrakis, A et al.. Does-dual mobility still offer improved stability in smaller cup sizes? A computer modelling comparison of stability with 22-mm versus 28-mm inner heads in dual-mobility versus single-bearing constructs. Hip Int. 2024; :11207000231220031. doi: 10.1177/11207000231220031. PubMed PMID:38372123 .
  2. Hammond, M, Law, V, de Launay, KQ, Cooper, J, Togo, E, Silveira, K et al.. Using implementation science to promote the use of the fascia iliaca blocks in hip fracture care. Can J Anaesth. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s12630-023-02665-2. PubMed PMID:38085456 .
  3. Borges, FK, Devereaux, PJ, Cuerden, M, Sontrop, JM, Bhandari, M, Guerra-Farfán, E et al.. Accelerated Surgery Versus Standard Care in Hip Fracture (HIP ATTACK-1): A Kidney Substudy of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022;80 (5):686-689. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2022.01.431. PubMed PMID:35346742 .
  4. Madden, K, Sprague, S, Petrisor, B, Schneider, PS, Kleinlugtenbelt, YV, Hackenberg, EAM et al.. Intimate Partner Violence During Recovery from an Orthopaedic Injury: An Exploratory, Prospective, Multicenter, Observational Cohort Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022;104 (6):512-522. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.00421. PubMed PMID:35041623 .
  5. Cherry, A, Montgomery, S, Brillantes, J, Osborne, T, Khoshbin, A, Daniels, T et al.. Converting hip and knee arthroplasty cases to same-day surgery due to COVID-19. Bone Jt Open. 2021;2 (7):545-551. doi: 10.1302/2633-1462.27.BJO-2021-0029.R1. PubMed PMID:34293911 PubMed Central PMC8325973.
  6. Malahias, MA, Ma, QL, Gu, A, Ward, SE, Alexiades, MM, Sculco, PK et al.. Outcomes of Acetabular Reconstructions for the Management of Chronic Pelvic Discontinuity: A Systematic Review. J Arthroplasty. 2020;35 (4):1145-1153.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.10.057. PubMed PMID:31784362 .
  7. Ross, TD, Dvorani, E, Saskin, R, Khoshbin, A, Atrey, A, Ward, SE et al.. Temporal Trends and Predictors of Thirty-Day Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in Ontario Between 2003 and 2016. J Arthroplasty. 2020;35 (2):364-370. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.09.015. PubMed PMID:31732370 .
  8. Hannick, JH, O'Kelly, F, Wolfstadt, JI, Ward, SE, Koyle, MA. Improving care in pediatric urology-A primer on quality improvement methodology and how to apply it to pediatric urology. J Pediatr Urol. 2019;15 (5):503-512. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.09.014. PubMed PMID:31648888 .
  9. Wolfstadt, JI, Wayment, L, Koyle, MA, Backstein, DJ, Ward, SE. The Development of a Standardized Pathway for Outpatient Ambulatory Fracture Surgery: To Admit or Not to Admit. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020;102 (2):110-118. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00634. PubMed PMID:31644523 .
  10. O'Kelly, F, Hannick, JH, Wolfstadt, JI, Ward, SE, Koyle, MA. Quality improvement in pediatric urology-a historical perspective on street pumps, puerperal fever, surgical infection, and contemporary methodology. J Pediatr Urol. 2019;15 (5):495-502. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.08.016. PubMed PMID:31630935 .
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