Geoffrey Wilkin, MD FRCSC


Civic Campus Surgeons & Faculty


Dr. Geoffrey Wilkin is an orthopaedic surgeon practising in Orthopaedic Trauma and Hip Preservation Surgery.

Dr. Wilkin completed his medical degree at Queen’s University and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Ottawa. He has two years of subspecialty fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma and Hip Preservation surgery from the Hospital for Special Surgery, in New York, NY.

Dr. Wilkin is passionate about providing the highest level of care to injured patients so they can return to their previous level of activity as quickly as possible. His patient care philosophy is anchored by thorough patient evaluations, meticulous surgical care, and compassionate follow-up during recovery and rehabilitation.

Dr. Wilkin is actively engaged in teaching residents & fellows, is a teaching faculty with AO Trauma North America, and is an Examiner and Trauma Panel Director in Orthopaedic Surgery for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

In addition to his trauma practice, Dr. Wilkin also treats patients with pre-arthritic hip disease that require corrective bony procedures (i.e. periacetabular osteotomy/PAO, surgical hip dislocation, and femoral osteotomies).

Dr. Wilkin is an active research collaborator with the Trauma Service, the Hip Preservation service, and with basic science researchers within the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Areas of Expertise

Orthopaedic Trauma/Fractures, Pelvic and Acetabular surgery, Non-union, Fracture-related infection, Hip Preservation

Areas of Research

Orthopaedic Trauma, Fracture-Related infection, Hip Preservation

Administrative Assistant

Erin Bisson

Practicing Location(s)

  • Civic Campus

Office Location

The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Suite J127
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9

How to refer

All referrals must come from another physician. Patients cannot self-refer.

Urgent referrals for fractures – contact Orthopaedic Surgeon on-call at the Civic Campus – 613-798-5555

Non-urgent referrals (e.g. Non-union or Hip Preservation)
-Internal (The Ottawa Hospital) – eReferral through EPIC
-External – Fax: 613-761-5339

Services Performed


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