Dr. Johnny Lau, MD, FRCS(C) (Orthopaedics)
Dr. Lau is an orthopaedic surgeon at the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthritis Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. After graduating in 1994 in medicine from the University of Toronto, he completed his orthopaedic training in Toronto and during this time completed a Master of Science Degree with a specialty in foot and ankle biomechanics. A seven-year residency in orthopaedics at U of T provided him with a wealth of valuable experience. In 2001, Dr Lau went to Baltimore, Maryland for a one- year clinical fellowship in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lau, cross-appointed to U of T as Assistant Professor in orthopaedic surgery, sub-specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, sports and arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle arthritis surgery (including ankle replacement and joint transplants), rheumatoid foot and ankle reconstruction and diabetic infection and ulcers. His current research focuses on clinical studies comparing total ankle replacement and ankle fusions, comparing big toe fusions and big toe replacement, and assessing outcome scores used to evaluate surgery.