Dr. Alexander Rabinovich earned his Bachelor of Science (Bsc) degree in Kinesiology and Health Science from York University, followed by a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Orthopaedic Surgery degrees at McMaster University.  Following his residency, Dr. Rabinovich completed an accredited orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas, Texas, USA) in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Rabinovich is a registered Orthopaedic Surgeon in the province of Ontario and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon of Canada (FRCSC).  Dr. Rabinovich is a member in good standing of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) and the Canadian Medical Protective Agency (CMPA).  In addition, Dr. Rabinovich is a member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA), Canadian Medical Association (CMA), Ontario Medical Association (OMA), Ontario Orthopaedic Association (OOA), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (COFAS), and the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators (CSME).

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Dr. Rabinovich specializes in adult and paediatric general orthopaedics with a subspecialty in extremity reconstructive surgery, and has been in practice since 2009.  Dr. Rabinovich is an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University educating and training medical students, residents, physician assistants and surgical fellows.  Dr. Rabinovich has a passion for orthopaedic research and continues to publish on various topics.

Dr. Rabinovich has a special interest in foot and ankle care, and is affiliated with the Foot and Ankle Institute at the Hamilton Foot Clinic in treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and ankle, complex deformities, diabetic foot problems, arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, fasciitis and neurological disorders.

Dr. Rabinovich is a member of the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators and has years experience with Orthopaedic medical legal assessments. If you require an independent medical examination (IME) or an Orthopaedic medical-legal consultation please contact our office.

Dr. Rabinovich is passionate about Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine and providing cutting-edge care for patients by using advanced techniques, such as:

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Stem Cell (Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate)
  • Amniotic Growth Factors
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Corticosteroid
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Prolotherapy (15-25% Dextrose)

Radiofrequency Ablation
Leading-edge microsurgical procedures

  • Nerve Hydrodissection
  • Tendon Scraping
  • Microtenotomy

Advanced Therapies

  • Physical Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Ultrasound Therapy

Custom bracing and splinting

Dr. Rabinovich has dedicated his career to providing the most effective treatments to musculoskeletal conditions, from a surgical and non-surgical approach.  By working collaboratively with his patients and a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers, Dr. Rabinovich is able to provide patients exceptional care in a timely fashion.

Publications By Dr. Alexander Rabinovich
Charcot arthropathy of the foot and ankle in patients with idiopathic neuropathy
Charcot arthropathy of the foot and ankle associated with rheumatoid arthritis
Conservative treatment can be efficacious in treatment of Charcot arthropathy
Outcomes of intramedullary nail fixation through the olecranon apophysis in skeletally immature forearm fractures
Durability of Improvement in Gait Analysis after Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in the Stromal Cell of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
Varicose Veins, Port-Wine Stains, and Bony & Soft Tissue Hypertrophy: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome