Dr. Kashigar earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Waterloo where he graduated with distinction and honors. He earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto, receiving the Golden Stethoscope Award for his clinical and interpersonal skills with his patients. Dr. Kashigar completed his surgical residency in orthopedic surgery at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, serving as Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery during his last year of residency. He subspecialized in spine surgery by completing the prestigious combined neurosurgery and orthopedic fellowship in adult and pediatric spine surgery at Norton Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
As a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Kashigar has expertise in care for the entire spine, ranging from minimally invasive procedures to complex spine surgeries, including deformity correction and revision procedures. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences, discussing evidence-based medicine and the latest in orthopedics and spine care.
Dr. Kashigar is board certified in orthopedic surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and board eligible in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Outside of the office, Dr. Kashigar enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, skiing and playing tennis.