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Bardia Barimani, MD, MSc

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Joint Reconstruction

Dr. Barimani's areas of expertise include:

Adult Reconstruction
Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Knee Arthroscopy


2022-2023: Fellowship, Arthroplasty and Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction, University of Toronto, Canada

2017-2022: Residency, Orthopaedic Residency: Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery (FRCSC), McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2016-2020: Master of Science (MSc) in Experimental Surgery, McGill University, Montréal, Canada

2008-2014: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

2011-2012: Bachelor of Science (BSc Hons) in Neuroscience and Mental Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom.

Board Certification:

ABOS Board Eligible


2018-2020, 2022: Dr. Albert A. Butler Award in Orthopaedics, McGill University
2021-2022: McGill Orthopaedics Research Day award winner
2017: Winner of McGill University Master’s of Surgical Innovation Most Innovative Medical Device: O-Gauge, an electronic depth gauge
2017: First prize for research presentation at Annual Experimental Surgery Graduate Program Research Day, Department of Surgery, McGill University
2015: Winner of best poster at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Birmingham, UK Research Symposium for Student and Foundation Doctors: “The Smart Phone, A New Tool to Determine Elbow Range of Motion”

Language Proficiency:

English, Persian, Danish


2022: Inventor: Systems and methods for displaying predetermined information for clinical use, (US11232861B1)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Dewarrat, A., Terrier, A., Barimani, B., Vauclair, F. (2023). Comparison of the ALPS and PHILOS plating systems in proximal humeral fracture fixation - a retrospective study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 24(1), 371. doi:10.1186/s12891-023-06477-9
  2. Corbaz, J., Barimani, B., Vauclair, F. (2023) ‘Early aseptic loosening of a press-fit radial head prosthesis – a case series of 6 patients’, Journal of International Medical Research, 51(4), p. 030006052211358. doi:10.1177/03000605221135881
  3. Moisan P, Barimani B, Al Kindi M, Mutch J, Albers A. Semiconstrained posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty: indications, risks and benefits in primary and revision surgery. Can J Surg. 2023 Mar 7;66(2):E103-E108. doi: 10.1503/cjs.000622. PMID: 36882202; PMCID: PMC9998100.
  4. Barimani B, Ramirez-GarciaLuna JL, Smith K, Hart A, Tanzer M. Capsular Repair Counteracts the Risk of Dislocation in Hemiarthroplasty Conversion to Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2022 Dec 13:1-5. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20221207-04. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36508484.
  5. Dimentberg E, Barimani B, Alqahtani M, Tayara B, Belzile E, Albers A. The incidence of hip dislocation after posterior approach primary total hip arthroplasty: comparison of two different posterior repair techniques. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2022 Sep 15. doi: 10.1007/s00402-022-04609-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36107216.
  6. Barimani B, Alraiyes T, Epure LM, Zukor DJ, Huk OL, Antoniou J, Bergeron SG. Long-Term Survivorship of Cemented and Uncemented Polyethylene Liner Exchange. J Arthroplasty. 2022 Nov;37(11):2247-2250. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.05.023. Epub 2022 May 19. PMID: 35598761.
  7. Muwanis M, Barimani B, Luo L, Wang CK, Dimentberg R, Albers A. Povidone-iodine irrigation reduces infection after total hip and knee arthroplasty. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2023 Apr;143(4):2175-2180. doi: 10.1007/s00402-022-04451-z. Epub 2022 Apr 30. PMID: 35488919.
  8. Moisan P, Barimani B, Martineau P. Difficult access to medical care in times of COVID-19: late presentation of locked anterior shoulder dislocation: a case report. JSES Rev Rep Tech. 2022 Aug;2(3):380-383. doi: 10.1016/j.xrrt.2022.04.003. Epub 2022 Apr 27. PMID: 35502193; PMCID: PMC9044717.
  9. Tanzer M, Laverdière C, Barimani B, Hart A. Augmented Reality in Arthroplasty: An Overview of Clinical Applications, Benefits, and Limitations. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2022 May 15;30(10):e760-e768. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-21-00964. Epub 2022 Mar 2. PMID: 35245236.
  10. Barimani B, Moisan P, Santaguida C, Weber M. Therapeutic Application of Fibrinogen in Spine Surgery: A Review Article. Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Jun;15(3):549-561. doi: 10.14444/8075. Epub 2021 May 7. PMID: 33963032; PMCID: PMC8176831.
  11. Moisan P, Barimani B, Antoniou J. Orthopedic Surgery and Telemedicine in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond: a Review. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2021 Apr;14(2):155-159. doi: 10.1007/s12178-021-09693-9. Epub 2021 Jan 18. PMID: 33460020; PMCID: PMC7812031.
  12. Gallusser N, Barimani B, Vauclair F. Humeral shaft fractures. EFORT Open Rev. 2021 Jan 4;6(1):24-34. doi: 10.1302/2058-5241.6.200033. PMID: 33532084; PMCID: PMC7845564.
  13. Barimani B, Ahangar P, Nandra R, Porter K. The WHO surgical safety checklist: a review of outcomes and implementation strategies. Perioper Care Oper Room Manag. 2020 May;21:10017. Doi:10.1016/j.pcorm.2020.100117
  14. Barimani B, Khan K, Abduljabbar F, Volesky M, Antoniou J. Unexpected iatrogenic fracture of the femoral neck during subtrochanteric fracture fixation in a patient on bisphosphonate treatment for osteoporosis: Case report. Trauma Case Rep. 2020 Mar 7;26:100290. doi: 10.1016/j.tcr.2020.100290. PMID: 32181318; PMCID: PMC7062943.
  15. Vautrin M, Kaminski G, Barimani B, Elmers J, Philippe V, Cherix S, Thein E, Borens O, Vauclair F. Does candidate for plate fixation selection improve the functional outcome after midshaft clavicle fracture? A systematic review of 1348 patients. Shoulder Elbow. 2019 Feb;11(1):9-16. doi: 10.1177/1758573218777996. Epub 2018 Jun 4. PMID: 30719093; PMCID: PMC6348584.
  16. Barimani B, Fairag R, Abduljabbar F, Aoude A, Santaguida C, Ouellet J, Weber M. A missed traumatic atlanto-axial rotatory subluxation in an adult patient: case report. Open Access Emerg Med. 2019 Jan 15;11:39-42. doi: 10.2147/OAEM.S149296. PMID: 30697088; PMCID: PMC6339448.
  17. Vauclair F, Aljurayyan A, Abduljabbar FH, Barimani B, Goetti P, Houghton F, Harvey EJ, Rouleau DM. The smartphone inclinometer: A new tool to determine elbow range of motion? Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2018 Apr;28(3):415-421. doi: 10.1007/s00590-017-2058-x. Epub 2017 Oct 19. PMID: 29052011.
  18. Barimani B, Davidson D, Al-Obaidi B, Mobasheri R. Bilateral supracondylar femoral stress fractures in an adolescent: a case report. Int J Orthop. 2015 Oct;2(6):484-486.
  19. Pollak TA, De Simoni S, Barimani B, Zelaya FO, Stone JM, Mehta MA. Phenomenologically distinct psychotomimetic effects of ketamine are associated with cerebral blood flow changes in functionally relevant cerebral foci: a continuous arterial spin labelling study. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2015 Dec;232(24):4515-24. doi: 10.1007/s00213-015-4078-8. Epub 2015 Oct 5. PMID: 26438425.
  20. Alqahtani SM, Jiang F, Barimani B, Gdalevitch M. Symphysis pubis osteomyelitis with bilateral adductor muscles abscess. Case Rep Orthop. 2014;2014:982171. doi: 10.1155/2014/982171. Epub 2014 Dec 14. PMID: 25580335; PMCID: PMC4279146.

Other Publications:

Presentations: 24

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