Dr. Stephanie de Vere - Sano Orthopedics

Dr. Stephanie de Vere

Fellowship-trained Orthopedic Spine Expert

Get To Know Dr. de vere:

Dr. Stephanie de Vere is a fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon practicing at Sano Orthopedics.

Dr. de Vere was born and raised in Canada. She received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, from the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, and later obtained her medical degree from the Cummings School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta.

After completing her residency at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. de Vere completed two spine fellowships. First, she completed a fellowship in Complex Spine surgery through the University of Toronto, Ontario, one of the largest trauma centers in North America. There, she received significant exposure to spinal trauma and oncology. Additionally, she did a second hybrid spine fellowship with cross-appointment to the Divisions of Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario. This fellowship experience has allowed her to perform a high volume of complex spinal surgeries and develop world-class expertise in the area.

Dr. de Vere is well-known and highly regarded and has given talks and presentations at the international and national level. She has a passion for improving patient outcomes and her research on nutrition and outcomes in spine surgery was presented at the Canadian Spine Society. She has also presented at the international level at the American Academy of Neurosurgery at the Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies.

Dr. de Vere is compassionate and caring for patients of all ages. She always has their best interests in mind and will exhaust all non-operative treatment options before surgery is offered. She is candid with patients, ensuring that they understand the proposed treatment, risks and benefits of each intervention or surgery, prior to their planned procedure.


Medical School: Cummings School of Medicine in Calgary, Alberta

Residency: University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta


– Complex Spine Surgery, University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario

– Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Surgery Complex Spine, University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery I exam
  • Podium presentation Canadian Spine Society (2019)
  • Speaker at the Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies and AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma (2018)
Interests & Hobbies

When Dr. de Vere is not at work, she is spending time with her young family. She enjoys completing DIY projects, travel, and attending concerts and music festivals.

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