Dr. Timothy Leroux completed medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Toronto. During residency, he participated in the Surgeon Scientist Training Program, where he obtained a Master of Education (MEd) degree through the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Following residency training, Dr. Leroux pursued fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he subspecialized in orthopaedic sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction. Following his time in Chicago, Dr. Leroux completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and orthopaedic sports medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. He then joined the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Health Network in 2016 and was appointed to the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2017. His current clinical practice focuses largely on arthroscopic management of shoulder disorders and shoulder replacement.
Academically, Dr. Leroux is a Clinician Investigator in the Arthritis Program at the Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network. His current research focus includes understanding patterns of health care use among patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery, developing new models of health care delivery, and understanding the role cannabis plays in the management of pain and dysfunction secondary to osteoarthritis. He is also participating in several prospective multicenter trials evaluating the surgical management of common shoulder pathology, including rotator cuff tears and instability. To date, Dr. Leroux has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, has received large peer-reviewed research grants, and sits on the editorial board of the Arthroscopy Journal.