Dr. Mark GlazebrookMD, FRCSC, MSc, PhD

Halifax Infirmary


Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Professor

Mark Glazebrook is a full time Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dalhousie University with a cross appointment to the School of Biomedical Engineering. He completed his medical training in 1994 and completed specialty training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999 at Dalhousie.  He then went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle and Sports Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. This was followed with a PhD in Achilles Tendon Disease at Dalhousie University. Dr. Glazebrook devotes 80% of his working time to clinical practice focusing on Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Reconstruction and Sports Medicine. During research time focus is on outcome studies on Evidence Based Medicine, Ankle Arthritis, MTP Arthritis, Ankle Instability, Bone Graft Substitutes and Achilles tendon rupture care.  He is a past President of the Canadian Orthopedic Association (COA 2019-20)

CV Highlights:

  • President Canadian Orthopedic Association (COA)
  • American British Canadian (ABC) Travelling Fellow in 2009
  • American Foot &Ankle Society (AOFAS) Travelling Fellow in 2006
  • North American Foot and Ankle Federation Representative to the International Federation of Foot & Ankle Societies (IFFAS)
  • American F& A Society Board Member and Canadian Orthopedic Association Executive Board Member
  • Named in top 25 F&A surgeons in North America 2013 & 2016
  • 348 Guest lectures at 140 locations including international sites in China, Japan Columbia, UK, Australia New Zealand, Spain, Lebanon, South Africa, Cuba  and USA 
  • 127 peer reviewed paper publications
  • 17 textbook chapters and editor of 1 Textbook
  • 77 published abstracts
  • >2 million $ in research Grants 
  • Supervised Fellows: 17 and Masters Students: 4 
  • 24 Committee Appointments:    9 Local      15 National   9 International
  • Chairman of several Orthopedic meetings for American Orthopedic Society Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and the Canadian Foot & Ankle Society (COFAS)