Dr. Michael Tanzer is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in adult hip and knee arthroplasty. He obtained his medical degree and did his residency training at McGill University. He did an Adult Reconstruction Hip fellowship at Harvard University with Dr William Harris at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He then returned to the McGill University Hospital Centre (MUHC) in Montreal, Canada. He is the Associate Surgeon-in-Chief of Surgery at the MUHC and a Professor and the Vice Chair of Surgery at McGill University. He holds the Jo Miller Chair of Orthopaedic Research and is the Director of the McGill Arthroplasty Group. His research includes clinical, basic science and engineering related investigations related to hip and knee joint reconstruction. He has published over 130 papers and book chapters. His research has been recognized with 6 Hip Society Awards, 2 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Awards of Excellence and 2 Founders Medals. He is a member of the prestigious Hip Society and International Hip Society.
His research includes clinical, basic science and engineering related investigations related to hip and knee joint reconstruction