Dr. Brendan Sheehan, MD, FRCSC, Dip.Sport.Med
Sports Medicine, Knee/Shoulder Arthroscopic Reconstruction and Arthroplasty, Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Sheehan was born and raised in Saint John, NB. After completing a Bachelor of Science at the University of New Brunswick, he went on to obtain his medical degree from Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He then completed his Orthopaedic residency training at the University of Calgary.
He completed subspecialty training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, under the mentorship of Drs. Robert McCormack and Farhad Moola. During his time in Vancouver he developed expertise in minimally invasive arthroscopic and open reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder. He also solidified his skills in the treatment of the injured athlete as one of the team physicians for the BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps, Canada Games, Karate Canada, Alpine Canada and Simon Fraser University. He completed his Diploma in Sports Medicine through the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2017.
Dr. Sheehan accepted a position in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Saint John in September 2015. He is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Medicine at both Dalhousie and Memorial Universities.
Dr. Sheehan is active in research involving the treatment of early arthritis, surgical outcomes in knee/shoulder reconstruction, and development of treatment guidelines. His research has been presented and published both nationally and internationally. He is integrally involved in the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and is a member of the executive committee for the Arthroscopy Association of Canada.
Dr. Sheehan’s practice is specialized in orthopaedic sports medicine and knee/shoulder reconstructive surgery, including joint replacement. His focus is on minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques. In his free time he is active in skiing, surfing, kiteboarding, mountain biking and enjoying time with his family.
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