Dr. Kostas Panagiotopoulos

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Phone: 604-983-0699
Fax: 604-980-5750

Dr. Kostas Panagiotopoulos completed his medical school training at the University of Toronto in 1997. He later studied Orthopedic Surgery at the University of British Columbia, and completed his training in 2002. The following year, Dr. Panagiotopoulos pursued additional fellowship training in complex trauma and hip and knee reconstruction at St. Michael`s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario.

He began his orthopaedic practice at Royal Columbian Hospital in 2003 and ran a busy trauma and lower extremity reconstruction practice. In July, 2006 he moved his practice to Lions Gate Hospital where he is currently working. His orthopaedic interests include hip and knee reconstruction, sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery and lower extremity ligament reconstruction. He continues to run an orthopedic trauma practice as well.

In addition to a busy orthopaedic practice, Dr. Panagiotopoulos has been affiliated with the UBC Department of Orthopaedics as a Clinical Instructor. He continues to actively teach medical students and orthopaedic residents. He also holds memberships in the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and BC Orthopaedic Association as an Executive member.

Areas of Special Interest

Lower limb reconstruction
Hip and knee replacement
Complex revision arthroplasty and reconstruction of the hip / knee

Orthopedic Trauma
Acute bone and soft tissue injuries
Corrective surgery and late reconstructions

Sport Medicine
ACL Reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery of the knee


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) – specialty certification in Orthopedic Surgery
College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC) – Independent Practice License


Fellowship – Hip & Knee Arthroplasty and Trauma– University of Toronto Division of Orthopedics
Orthopedic Residency Training Program – University of British Columbia, Department of Orthopaedics
Medical Degree (MD) –University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) – Queen’s University

Hospital Affiliations

Lions Gate Hospital – Active Staff
Sechelt Hospital – Consulting Privileges
Cambie Surgical Centre - Consulting Privileges
Whistler Health Care Centre – Consulting Privileges
Squamish General Hospital – Associate Staff

University Affiliations

UBC, Department of Orthopedics, Division of Lower Limb Reconstruction
UBC Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Instructor

Professional Societies and Associations

AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons)
COA (Canadian Orthopedic Association)
BCOA – executive (British Columbia Orthopedic Association)
Doctors of BC (formerly BC Medical Association)