Dr. Maamon Aljonaid, M.B.B.S
Medical school: King Abduaziz University
Dr. Aljonaid completed his medical education at the King Abduaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He started his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Montreal. However, he soon realized his mistake, and transferred to the Orthopaedic Surgery program at McGill. He quickly learnt French during his stay in Montreal and will be remembered most for his gentle personality.
Dr. Saleh Alsulaimani, M.B.B.S
Medical school: Umm Al Qura University
Dr. Alsulaimani studied Medicine at the Umm Al Qura University in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, after which he joined the Orthopaedic Surgery training program here at McGill. He instantly fell in love with the training program at McGill and has thus decided to stay for another two years as he pursues a fellowship in Spine Surgery and then in Orthopaedic Oncology. Once he’s had enough of Montreal, he will return to Saudi Arabia to join The King Faisal Specialist hospital in Riyadh as staff. He is married and has a daughter, with another baby on the way. His extremely likable character will not be forgotten by his juniors.
Dr. Melissa Collins, M.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.
Medical school: University of Montreal
Dr. Collins’ thirst for knowledge in the health sciences took her through a journey that started with an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy at McGill University. She then went on to obtain a master’s degree in nutrition at McGill before completing her medical education at the University of Montreal. Training in Orthopaedic Surgery at McGill is another step, as she now prepares to receive fellowship training in Foot and Ankle at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Collins’ soft spoken nature will, no doubt, be missed.
Dr. Nicholas Desy, M.D.,C.M., B.Sc.
Chief Resident 2012-2013
Dr. Nicholas Desy obtained his Bachelor’s degree from McGill University in Microbiology and Immunology. He subsequently completed his medical school at McGill University and stayed in Montreal to train in Orthopaedic Surgery. During his training he has conducted research on various topics such as ganglion cysts of nerves, total hip arthroplasty, and hip fractures. He also helped to establish the McGill Orthopaedic Student Interest Group. After graduating, Dr. Desy will pursue a fellowship in trauma at the University of Calgary after which he will pursue a fellowship in Arthroplasty. He is most known for beating his staff up the hills on the bike, or so he wishes…
Dr. Christopher Michael Haydon, M.D., H.B.Sc.
Medical school: University of Toronto
Dr. Haydon pursued undergraduate education at the University of Western Ontario. After completing his degree, Dr. Haydon went back to his home town of Toronto for an enlightening medical school experience. Incredibly, Montreal was next on his list to get trained in the ways of the Orthopaedic Surgeons. Now he is ready to move onto the next one, New York City! The Insall Scott Kelly knee fellowship will prepare him to live the rest of his life on a beach.
Dr. Matthew Adam Mann, M.D.,C.M., M.Sc.
Medical school: McGill University
Dr. Matthew Mann was born in Montreal, but mainly grew up in Kamloops, British Columbia. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota and then completed his medical school at McGill University before joining the Orthopedic Surgery training program at McGill. His greatest accomplishment during residency was marrying his beautiful wife Hailey Rose Banack in 2011. Academically he contributed to several research articles in the fields of minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, and adult joint reconstruction. After completing residency he will be joining the team at the University of British Columbia for a fellowship with the adult reconstruction group, after which he plans to further his academic career with another fellowship