PHYSICIANS

DR WILLIAM D REGAN
M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)

DR JORDAN LEITH
M.D., M.HSc., F.R.C.S.(C)

DR MICHAEL K GILBART
M.D., M. Ed., F.R.C.S.(C)

DR PATRICK Y K CHIN
M.D., M.B.A., F.R.C.S.(C)

DR PATRICK Y K CHIN | M.D., M.B.A., F.R.C.S.(C)

Dr. Chin brings the Joint Preservation Centre of BC a singular combination of medical and business skills for designing and implementing an innovative care delivery model focused on musculoskeletal joint preservation.

An active staff member of the Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals, Dr. Chin is also member of the Clinical Faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia, with appointment to the Division of Joint Preservation and Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery. A fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, he is also a member of the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine and a candidate member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Chin is also a full Member of JOINTS Canada (Joint Orthopaedic Initiative for National Trials on the Shoulder).

Complementing Dr. Chin’s advanced surgical skills in arthroscopy and/or arthroplasty for shoulder, elbow and knee, is his special expertise in joint preservation and cartilage restoration, clinical outcomes research in shoulder, elbow and knee reconstruction surgeries and health practice economics in orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Chin has previously integrated his medical knowledge and business expertise on various projects, including: management consulting to implement a new strategy in a preventative care model for the Division of Arthroscopy and Athletic Injuries at UBC’s Department of Orthopaedic and the establishment of the Central-North Vancouver Island Sports Medicine Clinic Fund.

A 1996 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Chin completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery there in 2001. He completed a one-year fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine with emphasis on knee and shoulder reconstruction surgery at the University of Western Ontario in 2001. Dr. Chin completed a second fellowship in Adult Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 2002, and received his Executive Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University in 2009.

Prior to joining the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC in 2007, he was in private community practice in Nanaimo, BC with full privileges at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.