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Professional Organizations

Ontario Medical Association
Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Trauma  Society
Canadian Orthopaedic Trauma Society
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Research Interests

  • Functional outcome scoring in foot and ankle trauma, trauma outcomes and fluid irrigation techniques in the management of open fractures.


2014 PARO (Professional  Association of Residents of Ontario) Residency Program Excellence Award, Orthopaedic  Surgery Residency Training Program, McMaster University

2006 Howard Rosen Teaching Award presented by peer faculty, AO/ASIF Principles of fracture management course.

2003 Outstanding Resident Award: From the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, McMaster University Medical Staff Association

2002 Outstanding Preceptor Award: From the Undergraduate MD Program based on student nominations



Associate Professor, Surgery, CAWAR, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

Featured Publications

Madden K, Scott T, McKay P, Petrisor BA, Jeray KJ, Tanner SL, Bhandari M, Sprague S. Predicting and preventing loss to follow-up of adult trauma patients in randomized controlled  trials: An example for the FLOW trial. J bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jul5;99(13):1086-1092.


Hall JA, McKee MD, Vicente MR, Morison ZA, Dehghan N, Schemitsch CE, Kreder HJ, Petrisor B, Schemitsch  EH. Propsective randomized clinical trial investigating the effect of the reamer-irrigator­ aspirator on the volume of embolic load and respiratory function during intramedullary  nailing of femoral shaft fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Apr;31(4):200-204.


Bhandari M, Petrisor BA, Jeray KJ. Wound irrigation in initial management of open fractures. N Engl J Med. 2016 May 5;374(18):1789-90.


McQueen SA, Petrisor B, Bhandari M, Fahim C, McKinnon V, Sonnadara RR. Examining the barriers to meaningful assessment and feedback in medical training. Am J Surg. 2016 Feb;211(2):464-75. Epub

2015 Nov 10.


Fracture Patients: A Lack of Consensus and Evidence. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Feb;30(2):e64-9.


Sprague S, Petrisor B, Scott T, Devji T, Phillips M, Spurr H, Bhandari M, Slobogean G. What is the role of vitamin D supplementation in acute fracture patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and supplementation efficacy. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 Feb;30(2):53-63.


Phillips M, Zoltan J, Petrisor BA, Sprague S, Baumhauer J. The Use of combined magnetic field treatment for fracture nonunions: A prospective observational study. J Long Term Eff Med Implants.


FLOW Investigators, Bhandari M, Jeray KJ, Petrisor BA, Devereaux PJ, Heels-Ansdell  D, Schemitsch EH, Anglen J, Della Rocca GJ, Jones C, Kreder H, Liew S, McKay P, Papp S, Sancheti P, Sprague S, Stone TB, Sun X, Tanner SL, Tometta P 3rd, Tufescu T, Walter S, Guyatt GH.. A Trial of Wound Irrigation in the Initial Management of Open Fracture Wounds. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 31;373(27):2629-41.


Wood T, Thomas K, Farrokhyar F, Ristevski B, Bhandari M, Petrisor B. A survey of current practices and preferences for internal fixation of displaced olecranon fractures. Can J Surg. 2015 Aug;58(3):250-6.


Madden K, Sprague S, Petrisor BA, Farrokhyar F, Ghert MA, Kirmani M, Bhandari M. Orthopaedic

Trainees Retain Knowledge After a Partner Abuse Course: An Education Study. Clin Orthop Relat Res.

2015 Jul;473(7):2415-22. Epub 2015 Apr 28.


Chaudhry H, Foote CJ, Guyatt G, Thabane L, Furukawa TA, Petrisor B, Bhandari M. Network Meta-analysis: Users' Guide for Surgeons: Part II- Certainty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jul;473(7):2172-8. Epub 2015 Apr 14


Foote CJ, Chaudhry H, Bhandari M, Thabane L, Furukawa TA, Petrisor B, Guyatt G. Network Meta-analysis:  Users' Guide for Surgeons: Part I- Credibility. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jul;473(7):2166-71. Epub 2015 Apr 14.


Chang Y, Kennedy SA, Bhandari M, Lopes LC, Bergamaschi Cde C, Carolina de Oliveira E Silva M, Bhatnagar N, Mousavi SM, Khurside S, Petrisor B, Ren M, Sodhi SK. Mirza RD, Guyatt GH. Effects of antibiotic  prophylaxis  in patients with open fracture of the extremities: A systematic review of randomized  controlled trials. JBJS Rev. 2015 Jun 9;3(6).


Mundi R, Chaudhry H, Niroopan G, Petrisor B, Bhandari M. Open tibial fractures: Updated guidelines  for management. JBJS Rev. 2015 Feb 3;3(2).


  • M.D., University or Toronto
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, McMaster University
  • F.R.C.S. (C)
  • Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Toronto

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