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Vancouver Upper Limb Centre Vancouver Upper Limb Centre Vancouver Upper Limb Centre
"We are dedicated to improving access to care throughout the province for patients with upper extremity conditions."

Dr. Thomas Joseph Goetz

Orthopaedic Surgeon
BScEng(Physics), MD, FRCS(C)

Dr. Thomas Goetz is an orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in hand, upper extremity surgery, microsurgery and trauma. He is an Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia. He has been in the specialty of trauma and upper extremity surgery since July 1998. He receives tertiary and quaternary referrals for complex upper extremity problems, particularly the elbow, wrist and hand. He has worked 6 years at the Royal Columbian Hospital as a trauma surgeon and has worked at St. Paul’s Hospital since September 2004. He has helped to develop St. Paul’s Hospital as an upper limb centre. He started the University of British Columbia Orthopaedic upper extremity resident training program at St. Paul’s Hospital. He started the Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Fellowship training program at St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Goetz has spent a great deal of energy in development of upper extremity services at St. Paul’s Hospital. He has set up clinics, referral programs and  rapid access outpatient regional block operating rooms. He has been active in research. His goal is to make St. Paul’s Hospital a renowned centre for upper extremity surgery.

He completed a degree in engineering physics and his medical degree and orthopaedic residency at Queen's University in Ontario and a fellowship in upper extremity and trauma in Kingston, Ontario. He completed a second fellowship in hand, upper extremity and microsurgery at Duke University Medical Centre in Durham, North Carolina. He began practice in Vancouver in 1998.

Dr. Goetz is an enthusiastic athlete and spends as much time as possible mountain biking or skiing. He volunteers as a mountain doctor on Whistler Mountain.



Dr. Jeffrey Mark Pike

Orthopaedic Surgeon
BA(Hons), MD, MPH, FRCS(C)

Dr. Jeffrey Pike is an orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery - adult and paediatric. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Pike is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

Dr. Pike completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar (1999). He returned to Canada and completed both his medical degree (2003) and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of British Columbia (2008). He subsequently completed a Master of Public Health degree at Harvard University (2008). Dr. Pike completed two fellowships in hand and upper extremity surgery. The first was at the Hand and Upper Limb Center in London Ontario (2009). The second was completed at Washington University in St. Louis (2010). Dr. Pike started his practice in 2010.

Dr. Pike is on active staff at Providence Healthcare (St. Paul’s Hospital) and BC Children’s Hospital. He is the current Physician Director - Clinical Planning, PHC Redevelopment at Providence Health Care.



Dr. Parham Daneshvar

Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS(C)

Dr. Parham Daneshvar is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery, with a special interest in peripheral nerve injuries and their treatments. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Department of Orthopaedics and a member of the PHCRI Ethics Board.

Dr. Daneshvar completed his undergraduate degree in the Sciences at the University of Waterloo, Canada in 2002. His medical degree and orthopaedic surgery residency were completed at the University of Ottawa. This was followed with a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at the Roth/McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre in London, Ontario.



Office Managers

Dr. Thomas Goetz - Lu Vinluan
Dr. Jeffrey Pike - Vera Menzies
Dr. Parham Daneshvar - Priscilla Ting

Manages phone lines, OR booking, clinic bookings, scheduling.

 

Research Office

Research Staff
Zafeiria Glaris

Volunteers
Emily Ervine
Sung Ju Lee
Prabhjot Singh

Contact Info:
St. Paul's Hospital
Rm 306F Burrard Building
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
V6Z 1Y6
604-682-2344 Local: 66589 or 66550
orthopedics.research@ubc.ca