Education & Training

Medical School

McGill University

Graduate Institution

Queens University


Family Medicine

  • Queens Universitiy-Ontario GME


Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Queens Universitiy-Ontario GME


Hand Surgery

  • University of Toronto

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

  • Queens Universitiy-Ontario GME


Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-884-9037
F. 573-884-1235

Research Interests

  • Management of hand trauma and microvascular patients
  • Advances in arthritis care
  • Health care quality and safety in hand surgery and microvascular patients

Areas of Expertise

  • Hand and upper extremity trauma
  • Microvascular and nerve repair/grafting
  • Wound coverage/limb preservation
  • Digital replantation
  • Scaphoid fracture and non-union
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist/carpal ligament repair/reconstruction
  • Arthritis of the hand and wrist, including basal thumb joint
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory arthropathies of the hand and wrist
  • Upper extremity nerve compression syndromes
  • Treatment of Dupuytren's disease
  • Small joint arthroplasty

Awards & Honors

  • Queen's University — 100th percentile score on final year Orthopedic in-training exam
  • McGill University — Mark Nickerson Prize of Pharmacology — 2008
  • McGill University — Samuel Rosenfeld Prize — 2008
  • McGill University — Shirley Nancy Endman Prize
  • McGill University — Dean's Honour
  • Graduation Award — 2007-2011
  • J.W. McConnell Scholarship — 2007


  • Lalonde S, Wood GC. Short stay total joint arthroplasty program: patient factors predicting readmission. Can J Surg. 2019. PMID: 30900435.
  • Wood G, Lalonde S, Walsh K, Harper K. Outcomes of Hip and Knee Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Canadian Inmate Population Over a 10-Year Period. Can J Surg. 2018;61(5):350-354.
  • Wood G, Lalonde S, Cudd S. Exploring patients' perceptions of their surgeon based on attire. J Anesthes Surg. 2017;4(1):1-5.
  • Lalonde S, Pichora D, Zakani S. Phenol embalming: A new model for the biomechanical study of flexor tendon repair. Bone Joint J. 2016;98-B (SUPP 21):45.
  • Lalonde S, Lau R, Wood G, Harper K. Outcomes of hip and knee total joint arthroplasty in the Kingston inmate population over a ten-year period. Bone Joint J. 2016;98-B(SUPP 20):23.
  • Paluzzi D, Lalonde S, Wood G. Wii Fit Age in older adults undergoing total hip arthroplasty: a preliminary study. MUMJ 2015;12:7-11.
  • Tessler O, Vorstenbosch J, Jones D, Lalonde S, Zadeh T. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis as an under-diagnosed cause of flap failure in heparin-naive patient: A case report and systematic review of the literature. Microsurgery. 2014;34(2):157-163.
  • Chevalier S, Adegoke O, Lalonde S, Gougeon R, Morais JA, Marliss EB. Amino acids stimulate protein anabolism and attenuate fed-state glucose uptake in healthy young men. Can J Diabetes. 2009;33(3):226.