PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Dr. Michael Bond, a graduate of the University of Toronto Medical School, completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of British Columbia, where he also earned a Master of Health Sciences degree focused on research methodology and statistical analysis in clinical research. With further training in Adult Spine Fellowship at the University of Calgary and a second Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK, Dr. Bond specializes in degenerative spine conditions and embraces a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management. Currently pursuing a PhD at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. Jason M. Sutherland at the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, he directs his research towards enhancing access to Orthopaedic care, particularly in spinal surgery. Dr. Bond utilizes population and administrative databases to develop innovative methods for monitoring wait times, aiming to influence policy changes that improve care for individuals in Canada with disabling musculoskeletal conditions.