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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Dr. Jordan Leith | Orthopaedic Surgeon

​​Dr. Jordan Leith joins the integrated practitioner team at Fortius Sport & Health as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Leith is a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia. He is the Director of the Fellowship program for Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Knee. He is actively involved as an Instructor of Arthroscopy courses for Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Leith is an active Staff Member of the Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals. He also performs surgery at Cambie Surgery Center. His practice involves Advanced Sub-specialized Arthroscopic Reconstruction for disorders of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and knee. He is also involved with several professional, university and national Olympic teams as a Consultant. Dr. Leith has been treating athletes of all ages and abilities since 2000.

 

 

Education: 

  • M.Sc., Applied Physiology, UHS/The Chicago Medical School

  • MD, University of British Columbia

  • Resident, Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia

  • Fellowship, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center

  • MHSc., Health Care & Epidemiology, University of British Columbia

Athletic History: 

  • UBC Football 1983-1987

  • Captain UBC Football 1987

  • All Canadian Defensive Back CIS 1987

  • Presidents Trophy Conference Finalist 1987

  • UBC Football National Champions 1986

  • 1987 Draft Pick of Montreal Alouettes

  • Main sports activities at present include hockey, golf, tennis, skiing

Client CV: 

  • Canadian Men's National Basketball Team (2000-2004)

  • Canadian Women's Softball Team (2000-2004)

  • BC Lions, CFL (2004-2006)        

  • Vancouver Canucks, NHL (2002-present)

  • National Sports Centre of Greater Vancouver (2000-present)

  • CASM Dip Sports Med

Professional Highlights: 

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (1999)

  • Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia (2007)

Research/Academic Interests: 

  • Clinical Outcomes of Surgical reconstructions

  • Epidemiology of Sports related injuries​