- Dr. Jeff Yach
Dr. Yach graduated from Queen’s University’s School of Medicine in 1993. He completed both his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and his Fellowship in Spine Surgery at Queen’s University in 1998 and 1999, respectively.
In 2000, Dr. Yach moved to Tampa Bay, where he completed the Florida Orthopaedic Institute Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma.
Currently, Dr. Yach is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Queen’s University and serves as the Orthopaedic Trauma Service Chief. His subspecialty interests include spine, trauma, and post traumatic reconstruction.
- Dr. Joseph Quiqq
Joseph Quigg, BPE, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Dip. Sport Med.
Dr. Joseph Quigg graduated from McMaster University in 1987 with a Bachelors of Physical Education (BPE) and from the University of Western Ontario in 1991 with a Medical Degree (MD). He went on to qualify for the Certificate of the College of Family Physicians with Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP(EM)) and has been a longtime member of the Canadian Academy of Sports & Exercise Medicine (CASEM). Dr. Quigg went on to earn the CASEM Diploma of Sport Medicine (Dip. Sport Med.). In 2013 Dr. Quigg was awarded the Fellowship in the College of Family Physicians (FCFP). The Fellowship designation is awarded by The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) to physicians who distinguish themselves through outstanding contributions to their communities, their colleagues and the discipline of family medicine.
Dr. Quigg has practiced Emergency and Sport Medicine in Canada and the United States for 25 years. He is the former Chairman of the Emergency Department at Samaritan Medical Centre in Watertown, NY, and currently has a focused practice in interventional chronic pain and sport medicine. Dr. Quigg utilizes fluoroscopy (x-ray) and ultra sound to perform image guided interventions for chronic spine, joint, ligament, tendon and muscle pain. Dr. Quigg is excited to add stem cell therapy to help regenerate arthritic joints and soft tissue injuries. Stem cell therapy is relatively new in Canada and KOPI is the only clinic in the area offering this treatment.
In his spare time, Dr. Quigg provides sport event medical coverage at the national and international level as the Canadian National Team Physician for Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada. He also enjoys spending time with his wife Maxine and two children Connor and Kennedy boating, water skiing, hiking, and downhill skiing.
- Dr. Michael O'Connor
Dr. Michael O'Connor, BSc, MD, FRCPC, MMed, Professor, Emergency Medicine, is a former Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen's University. He remains active in clinical acute care and medical education. In addition to being a life-long participant in team sports and recreational activities, he has been involved with Queen's Athletics for many years. In the February 2010 Winter Olympic Games he was a member of the physician team at the medical clinic at the Whistler Athletes' Village.
KOPI is proud to feature a certified cast technician in our Orthopaedic Clinic. Irene brings over 30 years of experience in orthopaedics, specializing in fracture care.
Suzie is the secretary for all sports medicine and orthopaedic clinics.