Urgent Care

If you are experiencing an urgent need for care due to a traumatic injury, please go to the Emergency Department of the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Orthopaedic surgeons from our clinic are on call at the hospital for emergency orthopaedic needs.

Medical Office Assistant

Phone: (250) 591-4745
Fax: 250-591-4703
Email: cameronortho@shaw.ca

Brad Ashman MD

Dr. Brad Ashman relocated to Nanaimo from Prince George, BC, in September 2023. He joined Nanaimo Orthopaedics from a full-time comprehensive orthopaedic practice at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.

He graduated with a degree from the University of British Columbia before completing medical school and his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of British Columbia. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Dr. Ashman was a staff orthopaedic surgeon in Prince George from 2018-2023.

Dr. Ashman has an interest in orthopaedic education and has performed and published research on ACL reconstruction and trauma of the shoulder and ankle.

Medical Office Assistant

Phone: (250) 591-4745
Fax: 250-591-4703
Email: cameronortho@shaw.ca

Current Clinical Interests

  • Open and arthroscopic joint preservation surgery/reconstruction of the shoulder and knee
  • Primary hip, knee and shoulder replacement
  • Orthopaedic trauma surgery of the upper and lower limbs
  • General/comprehensive orthopaedic conditions of the upper and lower extremities

Medical School

  • University of British Columbia 2007-2011


  • University of British Columbia 2011-2016

Fellowship Training

  • Subspecialty training in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine from The Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA


  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC – Active Full Orthopaedic Surgery License 
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada – Specialist Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada

Academic Role

  • UBC Department of Orthopaedics - Clinical Assistant Professor