Dr. Carrie Kollias is a Canadian Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Pediatric Orthopedics and Adult Limb Deformity in Lethbridge, Alberta. She completed her undergraduate degree at University of Alberta, followed by Medical School and Orthopedic Residency at University of Calgary. She then went on to complete fellowships in Pediatric Orthopedics and combined Adult/Pediatric Limb Reconstruction (Limb Deformity) in Melbourne, Australia through Royal Children's Hospital and various adult centres, where she acquired expertise in limb lengthening and deformity correction using Taylor Spatial Frame as well as other devices. Carrie was the first surgeon in Canada to perform a leg lengthening using the 'Precice' lengthening nail (remote controlled) in 2014.
Dr Kollias is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in Orthopedic Surgery and she has been actively involved in Orthopedic outreach in the developing world with prior work in Malawi, Angola, Ecuador and Haiti.
Originally from Fredericton, she has worked in Lethbridge since 2012. She is an elected council member for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and also sits on the Regional Advisory Committee for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She is active in Canadian healthcare advocacy.
Carrie's main orthopedic interests include limb deformity, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle, and trauma. She is a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Calgary Department of Surgery and welcomes Medical Students and Residents (Orthopedic and other) who wish to come and learn in southern Alberta.