Dear Valued MSK Centre Patients:

MSK Centre remains open for all physiotherapy and rehabilitation services, chiropractic care, bracing, massage therapy, and physician/surgeon consultations.

In order to ensure your safety and protect our community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please read this important message regarding procedures and policies at the MSK Centre during this time.

Dr. Rick Lau

MD, MSc, FRCS(C)

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), McMaster University


Dr. Rick Lau is a fully licensed physician and specialist in orthopaedic surgery in the Province of Ontario.  He completed his orthopaedic training at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, with entrance to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2010.  Dr. Lau then completed fellowship training in Orthopaedic Traumatology at Dalhousie University (2011) and Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction at University of Toronto (2012).  He has practiced as a full time clinician since 2012 and was an adjunct assistant professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario from 2012 to 2014.

Dr. Lau is currently an adjunct clinical professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and active staff surgeon at Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Tel: 519-603-0623 ext 2

Fax: 519-603-0625

Associated Clinics
Services Offered
  • Non-operative hip and knee arthritis care
  • Primary hip arthroplasty
  • Primary knee arthroplasty
  • Revision hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Post traumatic lower extremity reconstruction
  • Comprehensive adult and pediatric fracture care