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                    William Duncan Fisher, B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S. (Ed).




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William D. Fisher

May 18th.2005
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                        CURRICULUM VITAE



NAME:             William Duncan Fisher

DATE OF BIRTH:    18th September 1941

ADDRESS:          Office:
                  Montreal General Hospital,
                  1650 Cedar Avenue,
                  Suite B5.158.7
                  Montreal, Quebec,
                  Canada
                  H3G 1A4
                  Phone: (514) 934 8500
                  Fax: (514) 934 8283
                  E-mail william.fisher@muhc.mcgill.ca

STATUS:           U.K. and Canadian Citizenship

EDUCATION:        Paisley Grammar School and University of Glasgow

QUALIFICATIONS:          B.Sc. with Honours (2nd class) in Biochemistry,
                  University of Glasgow, 1963

                  M.B., Ch.B. with Commendation.
                  University of Glasgow, 1966




                  Awards Received:

                  Physical Medal and Lorimer Bursaries

                  William Gardiner Bursary

                  Johnson Bursary
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                Arbroath Prize and Carnegie Scholarship

                F.R.C.S. Edinburgh, 1971

                Certificate of Higher Surgical Training, Edinburgh, 1976.

                M.D. University of Glasgow, 1977.

                L.M.C.C., 1986.

                Specialist Certificate, Quebec 1986.

                General Medical Council Overseas List No. 0254885

                Canadian Medical Protection Association, No. 652497


PRESENT
APPOINTMENTS:   Interim Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery,
                McGill University Health Centre

                Associate Professor, Department of Surgery,
                McGill University

                Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Active,
                Montreal General Hospital

                Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate,
                Royal Victoria Hospital

                Consulting Surgeon,
                Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Montreal

                Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate,
                Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital


PAST
APPOINTMENTS:   Junior House Officer in Surgery,
                Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
                Aug. 1966 - July 1967

                Junior House Officer in Medicine
                Glasgow Royal Infirmary and the Centre for
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Rheumatic Diseases, Glasgow, Scotland
Feb. 1967 - July 1967

Senior House Officer in Casualty and Orthopaedic Surgery,
Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland
Aug. 1967 - July 1968

Senior House Officer in General Surgery,
Western Infirmary Glasgow, Scotland
Aug. 1968 - July 1969

Registrar in General Surgery,
Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland
Aug. 1969 - Oct. 1970

Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery,
Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland
Nov. 1970 - April 1971,
May 1972 - Sept. 1972

Nuffield Research Fellow,
Department of Surgery,
Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland
May 1971 - April 1972

Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of Glasgow, Scotland
Oct. 1972 - Dec. 1976

Interim Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery,
McGill University Health Centre.
Sept. 2002-Sept. 2003
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PAST
APPOINTMENTS:   Research Fellow,
                McGill University, Montreal, Canada
                (Sabbatical leave from the University
                Of Glasgow)
                July 1977 - June 1978

                Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery,
                University of Glasgow, and
                Honorary Consultant in Orthopaedic
                Surgery, Greater Glasgow Health Board,
                Glasgow, Scotland
                Jan. 1977 - June 1983


MEMBERSHIP OF   Fellow, Canadian Orthopaedic Association
SOCIETIES:
                Fellow, British Orthopaedic Association

                Member, British Orthopaedic Research Society

                Member, British Society for Rheumatology

                Member, Glasgow Medico-Chirurgical Society

                Member, Canadian Medical Protective
                Association – No.0682497

                Principal List, General Medical Council, U.K. – No.0254885
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CLINICAL INTERESTS:

Reconstructive Joint Surgery with a special interest in the Shoulder and Elbow.

Disorders of the Shoulder Joint.


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Thromboprophylaxis in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Member of International Steering Committees for the development of new antithrombotic agents.

Studies on the changes in proteoglycan in hyaline cartilage in relationship to aging and disease in
collaboration with the Genetics Laboratory, Shriners’ Hospital.



PUBLICATIONS:

BROMLEY, M., Fisher, W.D., and Wooley, D.E. (1984). Mast Cells at Sites of Cartilage
Erosion in the Rheumatoid Joint. Annals of Rheumatic Disease. Vol. 43, pp. 76-79.

FISHER, W.D. and Hamblen, D.L. (1978). Problems and Pitfalls of Compression Fixation
of Long Bone Fractures: A Review of Results and Complications. Injury, Vol.10, pp.99-107.

FISHER, W.D., Golds, E.E., Van der Rest, M., Cooke, T.D., Lyons, H.E. and Poole, A.R.
(1982). Stimulation of Collagenase Secretion from Rheumatoid Synovial Tissue by
Human Collagen Peptides. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 64A, pp. 546-557.

FISHER, W.D., Heimbach, D.M., McArdle, C.S., Maddern, M., Hutcheson, Maureen
and Ledingham, I. McA.. (1973). A Circulating Depressant Effect Following Canine
Haemorrhagic Shock. British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 60, pp.392-394.

FISHER, W.D., McArdle, C.S., Maddern, M. and Ledingham, I.M. (1973). A Circulating
Myocardial Depressant Factor after Shock. British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 60, pp. 308-309.

FISHER, W.D., Lyons, H.E., Van der Rest, M. and Poole, A.R. (1980). Stimulation of
Collagenase Secretions in Synovial Explants. In: Richards, R.J. and Rajan, K.T. eds.
Tissue Culture in Medical Research. Oxford: Pergamon Press, p. 51.
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HAMBLEN, D.L., and Fisher, W.D. (1982). Rigid Internal Fixation of Fractures - A Guide
to Management. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Vol.11, p. 241.

HAMBLEN, D.L., and Fisher, W.D. (1984). Excision Arthroplasty as a Salvage Procedure
in Failed Total Hip Replacement: Indications and Results. In: Ling, R.S.M. Ed.Complications
of Total Hip Replacement. London: Churchill Livingstone.

HEIMBACH, D.M., Fisher, W.D., Hutton, I., McArdle, C.S. and Ledingham, I. McA. (1973).
Myocardial Blood Flow and Metabolism During and After Canine Haemorrhagic Shock.
Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Vol.137, p. 243.

HULL, R.D., Pineo, G.F., Francis, C., Bergqvist, D., Fellenius, C., Soderberg, K., Holmqvist, A.,
Mant, M., Dear, R., Baylis, B., Mah, A. and Brant, R. (2000). Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin
Prophylaxis Using Dalteparin in Close Proximity to Surgery vs Warfarin in Hip Arthroplasty
Patients. Arch. Intern. Med. Vol.160, pp. 2199-2207.

HULL, R.D., Pineo, G.F., Francis, C., Bergqvist, D., Fellenius, C., Soderberg, K., Holmqvist, A.,
Mant, M., Dear, R., Baylis, B., Mah, A. and Brant, R. (2000). Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin
Prophylaxis Using Dalteparin Extended Out-of-Hospital vs In-Hospital Warfarin/Out-of-Hospital
Placebo in Hip Arthroplasty Patients. Arch. Intern. Med. Vol. 160, pp. 2208-2214.

KELLY, I.G., Foster, R.S. and Fisher, W.D. (1987). Neer Total Shoulder Replacement
in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 69B, pp.723-726.

LEDINGHAM, I. McA., Fisher, W.D., McArdle, C.S. and Maddern, M. (1974). The Incidence
of the Shock Syndrome in a General Hospital. Postgraduate Medical Journal, Vol. 50, pp. 420-424.

McARDLE, C.S. and Fisher, W.D. (1973). Cardiac Sequelae of Haemorrhagic Shock.
British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 60. pp. 803-807.

McARDLE, C.S., Fisher, W.D., Maddern, M. and Ledingham, I. McA. (1975). Myocardial
Function and Metabolism in Shock: The Effect of an "Elemental" Diet. European
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, Vol.1, p.3.

WHITE, B.L., Fisher, W.D., Laurin, C.A. (1987). Rate of Mortality for Elderly Patients after
Fracture of the Hip in the 1980's. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol.69A, pp. 1335-1340.

WHYTE, W., Bailey, P.V., Hamblen, D.L. and Fisher, W.D. (1983). A Bacteriologically
Occlusive Clothing System for use in the Operating Room. Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery, Vol.65B, pp. 502-506.

ZOMA, A., Sturrock, R.D., Fisher, W.D., Freeman, P.A., Hamblen, D.L. (1987). Surgical
Stabilisation of the Rheumatoid Cervical Spine: A Review of Indications and Results.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol.69B, pp.8-12.
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ABSTRACTS:

CAMBELL, A., Fitzgerald, B., Fisher, W.D. and Hamblen, D.L. (1978). Girdlestone
Pseudarthrosis for Failed Total Hip Replacement. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery,
Vol.60-B, p.441.

FISHER, W.D. (1972). The Treatment of Trochanteric Fractures of the Femur. Journal of
Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol.54-B, p.201.

FISHER, W.D., Heimbach, D.M., Ledingham, I. McA., Marshall, R.J. and Parratt, J.R. (1973).
Blood Flow and Oxygen Extraction in Ischaemic and Normal Regions of the Myocardium
Following Acute Coronary Artery Ligation. Journal of Physiology, Vol.230, p.154.



FISHER, W.D., Lyons, H., Van der Rest, M., Cooke, T.D.V. and Poole, A.R. (1978).
Synovial Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Stimulation of Collagenase Secretion by
Type II Cartilage Collagen. Arthritis and Rheumatism, Vol.21, p.556

FISHER, W.D., Lyons, H., Van der Rest, M. and Poole, A.R. (1979). Cartilage
Autoimmunity in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Possible Mechanism for the Destructive Rheumatoid
Joint Lesion. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol.61B, p.379.

FISHER, W.D., McArdle, C.S., Maddern, M. and Ledingham, I. McA. (1973). A Circulating
Myocardial Depressant Factor After Shock. British Journal of Surgery, Vol.60, p.308.

FISHER, W.D., Zoma, A., Freeman, P.R. and Hamblen, D.L. (1986). Surgical Stabilisation
of the Rheumatoid Cervical Spine. Indications and Results. Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery, Vol.68B, p.848.

McARDLE, C.S., Fisher, W.D., Maddern, M. and Ledingham, I. McA. (1971). Cardiac
Function in Haemorrhagic Shock. Scottish Medical Journal, Vol.16, p.532.

WHITE, B.L., Fisher, W.D., Laurin, C.A. (1987). Rate of Mortality for Elderly Patients
after Fracture of the Hip in the 1980's. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol.69B, p.503.


PRESENTATIONS TO LEARNED SOCIETIES:

Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fractures.
Scottish Orthopaedic Club, June, 1971.
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Cardiac Function in Shock.
Scottish Society for Experimental Medicine, October, 1971.

Blood Flow and Oxygen Extraction following Acute Coronary Artery Ligation.
Physiological Society, December, 1972.

A Circulating Myocardial Depressant Factor after Shock.
Surgical Research Society, January, 1973.

Cardiac Sequelae of Haemorrhagic Shock
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, April, 1973.

Circulating Cardiotoxic Factors in Shock.
Scottish Orthopaedic Club, June, 1973.

Problems and Pitfalls in Compression Fixation.
Scottish Orthopaedic Club, June, 1975.

Girdlestone Pseudarthrosis following failed total Hip Arthroplasty.
British Orthopaedic Association, April, 1978.

Synovial Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis:
Stimulation of Collagenase Secretion by Type II Cartilage Collagen.
American Rheumatism Association, May, 1978.

Synovial Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis:
Evidence in Support of a Cell-mediated Immunity to Type II Cartilage Collagen.
Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society, June, 1978.

Cartilage Autoimmunity in Rheumatoid Arthritis:
A Possible Mechanism for the Destructive Rheumatoid Joint Lesion.
British Orthopaedic Research Society, November, 1978.

The Stimulation of Collagenase from Rheumatoid Synovium by Fragments of Cartilage Collagen.
Orthopaedic Research Society, February, 1979.

Tissue Culture of Inflamed Synovia.
Poster Prize: Tissue Culture Club, Cardiff, April, 1980.

The Guepar Hinge Prosthesis for Salvage of Failed Knee Arthroplasty.
British Orthopaedic Association, September, 1982.

Neer II Gleno-humeral Replacement in the Arthritic Shoulder.
10th European Congress of Rheumatology, Moscow, June, 1983.
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Shoulder Arthroplasty.
Quebec Orthopaedic Association, Laval (Quebec), November, 1983.

Surgical Stabilisation of the Rheumatoid Cervical Spine.
Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Hamilton, June 1985.

Rate of Mortality for Elderly Patients after Fracture of the Hip in the 1980's.
White, B.L., Fisher, W. D., Laurin, C. A.
Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Edmonton, June 1986.

The Canadian Experience with the PCA Porous Coated Cementless Hip Arthroplasty.
Sorbie, C., Bourne, R.B., Duncan, C.P., Fisher, W.D., Gross, A.E., Hastings, D.E.,
Laurin, C.A., McGraw, R.W., Rorabeck, C.H., Simurda, M.
8th Combined Meeting of the English Speaking Associations, Washington, May 1987.

Shoulder Reconstruction
Quebec Orthopaedic Association, Mirabel, 1991



MEETINGS ATTENDED:

C.O.A., Hamilton, June 1985.

C.O.A., Edmonton, June 1986.

Orthopaedics for G.P.'s, Montreal, 1986.

Conference on Sports Injuries, Montreal, 1986.

Infections and Implants, Montreal General Hospital, October 1986.

Emergency Medicine, March 1987.

Geriatric Medicine, March 1987.

Examinations of Joints, Montreal General Hospital, March 1987 and 1988

8th Combined Meeting of the English Speaking Orthopaedic Associations, Washington, May 1987.

Participation at Conference on the Hip, Columbian Orthopaedic Association, Paipa, Columbia,
March 1987.

C.O.A. - Ottawa June 1988
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Faculty-Course on Orthopaedics and the Elderly, Ottawa, May 1989

C.O.A. - Toronto, June 1989

C.O.A. Toronto, July, 1989

B.O.A. Glasgow May 1990

C.O.A. Vancouver, June 1990

SICOT 18th. World Congress, Montreal September 1990 – Organising Committee

C.O.A. Calgary, June 1991

Combined Meeting, Toronto, June 1992

B.O.A. London, September 1992

C.O.A. Ottawa, June 1993

International Meeting on LMW Heparin, London, May 1994

C.O.A. Montreal, June 1994

A.A.O.S. Orlando, February 1995

NAFT Multicenter Study, Principal Investigators` Meetings.
Phoenix, December 1994
San Diego, September 1995
San Francisco, October 1998

C.O.A. Quebec City, June 1996

C.O.A. Hamilton, June 1997

C.O.A. Ottawa. June 1998

C.O.A. St. John’s, June 1999

B.O.A. Glasgow, Scotland, September 1999

C.O.A. Edmonton, June 2000

C.O.A. London, June 2001
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B.O.A. Birmingham, England, September 2001

Fifth International Symposium on Osteoporosis, Hawaii March 2002

B.O.A. Cardiff, Wales, September 2002

EFFORT Helsinki, Finland, June 2003

B.O.A. Birmingham, England, September 2003

AAOS San Francisco, USA, March 2004

Steering Committee ODiXa Study
Toronto, January 2005
Newbury, UK, March 2005

				
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