Dr. Robert M. Hollinshead

Dr. Robert M. Hollinshead



Doctor of Medicine



Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. This indicates the certification of the doctor in a particular medical or surgical specialty.



Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained Board-Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery.
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#35 of 135 Surgeons (general) in Calgary, Alberta

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Dr. Robert Hollinshead is a Royal College Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, practicing arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder surgery at our Calgary Surgical Centre. He also serves as a Clinical Professor for the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. He also practices at the University of Calgary’s Sports Medicine Centre.He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 1971 from the University of Manitoba, followed by the completion of his rotating internship in 1972 from Foothills Hospital. He completed his General Surgery Residency in 1976 from Dalhousie University and Orthopedic Residency in 1979 from the University of Alberta.He has 23 peer-reviewed publications and his research interests include outcomes in rotator cuff surgery, shoulder instability-rotator cuff tears-arthroscopic repair techniques, MRI/Arthroscopy evaluation of the shoulder.


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Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • Canadian Orthopedic Association
Alberta Orthopedic Society
  • Alberta Orthopedic Society
  • Calgary Orthopedic Society
Alberta Medical Association
  • Alberta Medical Association
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons


  • Fellowship
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

University of Alberta
  • Orthopedic Residency
    University of Alberta
Dahousie University
  • General Surgery Residency
    Dalhousie University
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
Alberta Health
  • Rotating Internship
    Foothills Hospital
    Alberta, Edmonton
University of Manitoba
  • Orthopedic Residency
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba


    • Recipient of many awards, including:
      • Honorary 2012 Member of the Canadian Medical Association
      • Recipient of 2010 Member Emeritus from the Alberta Medical Association
      • Recipient of the O’Donoghue Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    • Director of Plastic Surgery Undergraduate Education, University of British Columbia
    • Board Director of Centric Health Corporation
    • Past Board Director of the Canadian Medical Association Holdings Company
    • Past Regional Clinical Director in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery of Calgary Health Region
    • Past Site Chief of Surgery of Peter Lougheed Hospital
    • Past Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery of Calgary General Hospital
    • Past Program Director of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Past President and Board of Directors for the Canadian Orthopedic Association
    • Past President and Board of Directors for the Alberta Medical Association
    • Past Chair and Board of Directors for the Canadian Medical Association
    • Past Examining Board Member for Orthopaedic Surgery Final FRCS(C) Exams of Royal College
    • Clinical Professor for the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
    • Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary
    • 23 Peer-Reviewed Publications
    • 19 Research Grants
    • 11 Trained Clinical Fellows
    • 11 Published Abstracts
    • 51 Conference Presentations
    • 1 Book Chapter
    • Vice Chairman Accreditation – XV Calgary Olympic Winter Games


  • Peter Lougheed Centre
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Calgary Surgical Centre
    Calgary, Alberta



Reviews updated via RateMDs on 26/02/2016. Average review is based on 14 reviews.

full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted February, 2015
Dr H did two surgeries on my right shoulder years ago…awesome caring Dr and more than willing to fight my case with WCB. He is the specialist not the unknown faces of Drs working for WCB that have never even seen you! Would recommend to anyone!


full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted September 8, 2015
Had surgery quite a few years back and it went outstanding. Haven’t had a dislocation or even much pain since. Great Dr , Staff and overall experience


full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted August 7, 2014
He did my right shoulder about ten years ago , and he did an excellent job !! But now I fear I may need him to do miracles on my left . Red Deer

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Dr. Robert M. Hollinshead last modified: July 13th, 2017 by Centric Health
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    Canadian Surgery Solutions
    #300 - 1402 8th Ave. NW
    Calgary, Alberta
    Canada T2N 1B9
    Phone: (403) 220-0410
    Fax: (403) 220-0500