Dr. Michael Bond completed medical school at the University of Toronto and went on to complete his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of British Columbia. During residency training he completed a Master of Health Sciences degree at the University of British Columbia with a focus on research methodology and statistical analysis in clinical research. After finishing residency training, he went on to pursue an Adult Spine Fellowship at the University of Calgary. Following this, he went on to complete a second Spinal Surgery Fellowship in at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Bond’s current practice focuses on the management of degenerative spine conditions and has developed an interest in the multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management. Dr. Bond is working towards obtaining a PhD at the University of British Columbia, where he is being supervised by Dr. Jason M. Sutherland at the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research through the School of Population and Public Health.

Dr. Bond’s research interests primarily revolve around addressing the crucial issue of access to Orthopaedic care, particularly in the realm of spinal surgery. His current endeavors involve leveraging population and administrative databases to develop innovative methods for monitoring wait times, serving as an essential indicator of accessibility to specialized Orthopaedic Care. By identifying existing gaps in care, Dr. Bond aims to drive meaningful policy changes that will greatly improve the quality of treatment provided to individuals in Canada suffering from disabling musculoskeletal conditions.