Dr. Jay Wunder
Surgeon-in- Chief
Sinai Health System

Dr. Jay Wunder is the Surgeon-in-Chief for Sinai Health System. He has held this role at Mount Sinai Hospital since 2006.  An orthopeadic surgeon at Mount Sinai and Princess Margaret Hospitals since 1995, Dr. Wunder holds the University of Toronto/Mount Sinai Hospital Rubinoff-Gross Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology. He is also the Director of the University Musculoskeletal Oncology Unit at Mount Sinai. His clinical practice is completely focused on musculoskeletal oncology, and in particular, the treatment of patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas. At the University of Toronto, he is a Professor in the Department of Surgery.

Memberships and committees

Dr. Wunder is currently a member of:

  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society
  • International Society for Limb Salvage
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association

He is a past president of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS), which is the foremost organization devoted to basic and clinical research to improve care for patients with tumours of the connective tissues including sarcomas.

Awards and recognition

He has received numerous teaching awards from the University of Toronto for undergraduate and postgraduate education, and leads an internationally acclaimed and highly sought after orthopaedic oncology fellowship program. For his research on the development of musculoskeletal tumours, he was awarded the prestigious OREF Kappa Delta Research Award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.


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