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Benjamin Shore | Education

Undergraduate School

Biology

University of Victoria

1999, Victoria, British Columbia

Graduate School

MPH

Harvard School of Public Health

2013, Boston, MA

Medical School

University of Western Ontario

2003, London, Ontario, Canada

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery

University of Western Ontario, London

2008, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedics

Royal Children's Hospital

2009, Melbourne, Australia

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedics

Boston Children's Hospital

2010, Boston, MA

Benjamin Shore | Professional History

Dr. Benjamin J. Shore is Co-Director of the Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Center and the Program Director of the Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Shore is also an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Shore graduated university with high honors and was a Rhodes Scholar nominee. After obtaining a degree in biology and pre-medical studies, he completed medical school and orthopedic training at Western Ontario. After his orthopedic training, Dr. Shore moved to Melbourne, Australia to pursue a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital under Professor Kerr Graham. It was here he obtained his subspecialty training in cerebral palsy. After Melbourne, he returned to Boston to complete a second fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital and has remained on staff since 2010. Dr. Shore is an active member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). His is also the recipient of the St. Giles Young Investigator Award (POSNA), the Clinician Scientist Development Program Award (CSDP) and the Charles H. Hood Foundation Child Health Research Award. His research interests include outcome measurement in cerebral palsy, trauma outcomes and management of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.

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During medical school I was initially interested in being a pediatrician, but after a pediatric orthopedic medical mission in Africa my career path changed. I was drawn to the specialty because of the ability to make positive changes in children’s lives.

I started my orthopedic training in Canada and then moved to Australia for subspecialty training in cerebral palsy before returning to Boston. I feel fortunate to have had the experience of health care delivery from Canada, Australia and the United States and I blend all three systems into how I currently care for children and their families. Pediatric orthopedics is a unique specialty where we have the ability to make meaningful improvements for children and their families. The struggle to overcome pediatric disability is challenging but the rewards are tremendous.

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, being active and enjoying nature around Boston. I have a passion for photography, following the Toronto Maple Leafs and good music.