Dr. Will Allanach
Dr. Allanach graduated from Moncton High School and then attended Saint Mary’s University, where he completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Science degree with honours. He played hockey for the Saint Mary’s Huskies for five years and was named Academic All-Canadian. Dr. Allanach completed medical school training at Dalhousie University (Dal), where he pursued an avid interest in sports and musculoskeletal injury. Dr. Allanach completed his orthopaedic residency through Dal at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. Upon graduation in 2002, he returned to Moncton to become a member of the Orthopaedic surgery team at the Moncton Hospital. In 2003, Dr. Allanach began a 12-month residency in Wellington, New Zealand, to gain additional knowledge and expertise in the area of joint replacement surgery. Since 2004, Dr. Allanach has been at the Moncton Hospital with consulting and surgical privileges at the Georges L. Dumont Hospital and Sackville Memorial Hospital.
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Dr. Andrew Clark
Dr. Clark was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He attended Dalhousie University and graduated cum laude with a BSc in 1980. He graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1985 and began his specialization in orthopaedic surgery through the combined Memorial University-Dalhousie University orthopaedic programme. After completing his six-month orthopaedic fellowship in Halifax, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1989. Dr. Clark then completed a six-month fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Tuft's University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1990 followed by a 12-month fellowship adult reconstructive surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston in 1991. Dr. Clark has had full staff privileges at the Moncton Hospital since 1991. He also has consulting and surgical privileges at the Georges L. Dumont Hospital and Sackville Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Sean Comstock
Dr. Comstock was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and graduated cum laude in 1994 from Dalhousie University with a BSc in biology after transferring from McGill University (BSc anatomy and histology). Dr. Comstock attended Dalhousie Medical School, graduating in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he completed a residency in Family Medicine, St. Mary’s Hospital Centre, McGill University, and then completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Dalhousie University in 2008. This was followed by a 12-month combined orthopaedic and neurosurgical spine fellowship at the University of British Columbia in 2008-2009. Dr. Comstock joined the Moncton Hospital in 2009 and has consulting and surgical privileges at the Georges L. Dumont Hospital and Sackville Memorial Hospital. Since 1995, Dr. Comstock has been a Medical Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dalhousie University, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Memorial University in NL.
Dr. Jean-Pierre Daigle
Dr. Daigle was raised in Moncton, New Brunswick and graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science in 1986. He attend medical school at the University of Laval, where he did his family medicine residency. In 1991, Dr. Daigle began an orthopaedic residency at Dalhousie University, followed by a 6-month orthopaedic arthroplasty fellowship at Dalhousie and then a 6-month orthopaedic spine fellowship at Western University (University of Western Ontario). In 1996 Dr. Daigle joined the Moncton Hospital department of orthopaedics. Dr. Daigle is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dalhousie University, and a member of a number of societies and associations including the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, the Canadian Spine Society, the Atlantic Provinces Orthopaedic Society, and the New Brunswick Medical Society.
Dr. Michael E. Forsythe
Dr. Forsythe was raised in Riverview, New Brunswick and attended Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec where he graduated with a BSc in biology, with distinction. His medical training was at Dalhousie University and he received his MD with distinction in 1998. Dr. Forsythe completed his orthopaedic residency at Dalhousie University in 2003, and then began a 12-month fellowship in arthroplasty at Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. This was followed by a 12-month fellowship in sports medicine at McGill, which he completed in 2005. Dr. Forsythe joined the Moncton Hospital orthopaedic department in 2005 and has consulting and surgical privileges at the Georges L. Dumont Hospital and Sackville Memorial Hospital. He has volunteered his medical and surgical experience with organizations such as the Moncton Wildcats, Mount Allison University varsity football and hockey, and events such as the 2010 IAAF World Track and Field championship.
Specializations: Total joint replacement and revision surgery; Sports medicine including hip arthroscopy
Dr. Ahaoiza Diana Isa
Dr. Isa received her MD with distinction from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2010, and completed her orthopaedic surgical residency there in 2015. Dr. Isa followed this with an upper extremity fellowship at the Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London, Ontario focusing on reconstructive and traumatic conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist. Dr. Isa also received her Masters of Science degree from University of Western Ontario researching wrist and forearm biomechanics specifically the Effect of Radial and Ulnar Length Change on Forearm Load Distribution at the Wrist at the bioengineering lab at the Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre. Dr. Isa joined the Moncton Hospital orthopaedic surgery department in 2017.
Dr. Louis LeBlond
Dr. LeBlond graduated from the Université de Moncton with a Health Sciences diploma in 2006. He began medical school at the Université de Sherbrooke (Moncton campus) in 2006 and received his MD in 2010. Dr. LeBlond completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Université of Sherbrooke in 2015 and followed it with a 12-month fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the Auckland City Hospital in Aukland, New Zealand. Dr. LeBlond joined The Moncton Hospital department of orthopaedic surgery in 2016.
Dr. Steven Massoeurs
Dr. Massoeurs received his BSc in biology from Dalhousie University in 1986, which he followed with a honours certificate in immunology in 1987. He attended medical school at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1991. In 1996, Dr. Massoeurs began his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Dalhousie University/ QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. In 2002-2003, Dr. Massoeurs completed a 12-month fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology the University of Calgary/Foothills Medical Centre. Since 2003, Dr. Massoeurs has been an orthopaedic surgeon at the Moncton Hospital with consulting and surgical privileges at the Georges L. Dumont Hospital and Sackville Memorial Hospital. Dr. Massoeurs was a Medical Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces and is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Dalhousie University, and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Memorial University in NL.