Dr. Marlis sabo

She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Physiology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC), and her medical degree at the then University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario). This was followed by a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, a Masters

Orthopaedic Surgeon, MD, MSc., FRCS(C)
Adult Shoulder Reconstruction Surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

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Degree in Medical Biophysics, and two six-month surgical fellowships in Upper Extremity and Adult Trauma. She then went to Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK for a one-year fellowship in Upper Extremity surgery.

Education

She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Physiology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC), and her medical degree at the then University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario). This was followed by a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, a Masters Degree in Medical Biophysics, and two six-month surgical fellowships in Upper Extremity and Adult Trauma. She then went to Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK for a one-year fellowship in Upper Extremity surgery.

research interests 

Dr. Sabo's main research interest have been in shoulder reconstruction and how patients experience surgery. 

Dr. Sabo was the principal investigator of the RSCOW research study at South Health Campus, a project looking at rotator cuff outcomes in women. She is also involved in a variety of other clinical studies including the PERK 2 trial, a study looking to assess the prevention of post-traumatic contracture with Ketotifen 2 in patients with elbow fractures and/or dislocations.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Gibson E, LeBlanc J, Sabo MT. Intersection of catastrophizing, gender, and disease severity in preoperative rotator cuff surgical patients: a cross-sectional study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019. epub ahead of print.

  • Sabo MT, Roy M. Comparing surgeon impressions with a validated instrument in identifying patients with high levels of pain catastrophizing after routine surgical consultation. Can J Surg. 2019, 64(2):265-269.

  • Sabo MT, Mahdi F, Reimche L, Clark M. Emerging Barrier to Timely Care of Hip Fracture Patients: A Prospective Study of Direct Oral Anticoagulation and Time to Surgery. Can J General Internal Medicine. In Press.

  • Gibson E, Sabo MT. Can Pain Catastrophizing Be Changed in Surgical Patients?: A Scoping Review. Can J Surg. 2018, 61(4).

  • Sonpar A, Brown K, Chen J, Megran D, Sabo M, Cervera C, Girgis S, Kabbani D. Dual Infection in Pregnancy: Disseminated Mycoplasma hominis and necrotizing Herpes Simplex 2 hepatitis. Int J Infectious Diseases. 2018, 71:1-3.

  • Sabo MT, French SJ. Recurrent anteroinferior glenohumeral instability resulting from a proximal humerus osteochondroma. Case Studies in Surgery. 2017, 3(1): 18-21.

  • Sabo MT, Talwalkar S, Hayton M, Watts AC, Trail IA, Stanley JK. Intermediate Outcomes of Ulnar Head Arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Am. 2014, 39(12):2405-2411.

  • Sabo MT, Watts AC. Reconstructing the interosseous membrane: A technique using synthetic graft and endobuttons. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2012; 16(4):187-193.

  • Sabo MT, Athwal GS, King GJW. Landmarks for rotational alignment of the humeral component during elbow arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012; 94(19):1794-1800.

  • Sabo MT, Shannon H, Deluce S, Lalone E, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, King GJW. Capitellar Excision and Hemiarthroplasty Affects Elbow Kinematics and Stability. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012; 21(8):1024-1031.

  • Sabo MT, McDonald CP, Ng J, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, King GJW. A morphological analysis of the humeral capitellum with an interest in prosthesis design. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012; 20(6):880-884.

  • Sabo MT, Shannon H, Ng J, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, King GJW. The Impact of Capitellar Arthroplasty on Elbow Contact Mechanics: Implications for Implant Design. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2011; 26(5):458-63.

  • Sabo MT. The Contribution of the Capitellum and Capitellar Implants to Elbow Biomechanics. 2010. University of Western Ontario. [Masters Thesis]

  • Sabo MT, McDonald CP, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, King GJW. Osteochondral Lesions of the Capitellum Do Not Affect Elbow Kinematics and Stability with Intact Collateral Ligaments: An In-vitro biomechanical study. J Hand Surg Am. 2011; 36(1):74-80.

  • Sabo MT, Fay KE, McDonald CP, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, King GJW. Effect of coronal shear fractures on elbow kinematics and stability. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2010; 19(5):670-680.

  • Sabo MT, Pollmann SI, Gurr KR, Bailey CS, Holdsworth DW. Use of co-registred high-resolution computed tomography scans before and after screw insertion as a novel technique for bone mineral density determination along screw trajectory. Bone. 2009; 44(6):1163-1168.

  • McLachlin SD, Beaton BJB, Sabo MT, Gurr KR, Bailey SI, Bailey CS, Dunning CE. Comparing the fixation of a novel hollow screw versus a conventional solid screw in human sacra under cyclic loading. Spine. 2008; 33(17):1870-1875.

  • Sabo MT, McBride T, Trail IA. Use of imaging techniques for measurement of glenoid morphology and its application to computer-assisted surgery. Shoulder and Elbow. 2013; 5(1):19-23.

  • Ng CY, Sabo MT, Watts AC. Structural autografts used in reconstruction of the elbow joint. Shoulder and Elbow. 2012; 4(3):199-203.

  • Sabo MT, Watts AC. Longitudinal instability of the forearm: Anatomy, biomechanics, and treatment considerations. Shoulder and Elbow. 2012; 4(2):119-126.

  • Sabo MT, Sanders DW. Closed Diaphyseal Tibial Fractures. Orthopaedic Traumatology: an Evidence-Based Approach. Sethi MK, Jahangir AA, Obremskey WT (eds). Springer, New York. 291-300.

  • Sabo MT, Trail IA. Treatment of established Essex-Lopresti lesions. Difficult Problems and Complications at the Forearm. Schuind F, De Smet L (eds). FESSH Instructional Course 2012. Saunders Medical, Montpellier. 235-244.

  • Sabo MT. Adhesive Capsulitis. In Diagnostic Clusters in Shoulder Conditions. Funk L, Monga P (eds). Springer International Publishing. 2017; 109-114.

  • Sabo MT, Watts AC. Re “Longitudinal instability of the forearm: anatomy, biomechanics, and treatment considerations.” Shoulder and Elbow. 2012; 4(4):295.

Contact

(403) 956-3864