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. Thomas Hupel

MD, MSc, FRCS(C)

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), McMaster University


Dr. Hupel obtained an undergraduate Honours of Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters of Science degree from McMaster University in the field of molecular biology. Thereafter he entered the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  After graduating the MD program with honours he completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery through the University of Toronto Department of Surgery. After completing the orthopaedic residency program, Dr. Hupel completed Fellowship training at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He received subspecialty training in the fields of orthopaedic trauma, and upper and lower extremity joint reconstruction.

Dr. Hupel relocated to the Kitchener Waterloo area in 1999 and is presently in independent practice with subspecialty interests including primary and revision arthroplasty of the lower extremity as well as an interest in shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder arthroplasty. Dr. Hupel became the Regional Educational Leader for undergraduate orthopaedic education at the Waterloo Campus in 2012.

Tel: (519) 603-0630

Fax: (519) 603-0885

Associated Clinics
Services Offered
  • Non-operative hip and knee arthritis care
  • Primary hip arthroplasty
  • Primary knee arthroplasty
  • Shoulder reconstruction and arthroplasty
  • Comprehensive adult and pediatric fracture care