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: 250-824-2890
Fax: 778-787-1505

Nick Pasic MSC, MD, FRCSC

Dr. Nick Pasic established his orthopaedic practice in Nanaimo in November 2023. He has specialized training and expertise in the areas of advanced knee, shoulder and ankle arthroscopy, cartilage preservation and transplantation, shoulder instability surgery and care of the athlete. Dr. Pasic completed his undergraduate degree at Western University while playing 4 years of varsity football. He subsequently completed a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine studying chronic exertional compartment syndrome. He went on to complete his medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency at the Schulich School of Medicine at Western University.

Following residency, Dr. Pasic completed a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. While there, he served as a member of the orthopaedic staff for various professional teams including the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, and Colorado Rapids. He subsequently completed an additional fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma and Foot and Ankle surgery at Western University.

His commitment to advancing orthopaedic knowledge is demonstrated through his involvement in clinical and biomechanical research projects, which he has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Pasic is also passionate about orthopaedic education and contributes to training programs in the field.

See Dr. Pasic’s publications here.

Medical Office Assistant

Phone: 250-824-2890
Fax: 778-787-1505

Current Clinical Interests

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

Current Research Interests

  • Cartilage transplantation
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Biologic augmentation to healing
  • Shoulder instability

Medical School

  • Western University 2012-2016


  • Western University 2016-2021

Fellowship Training

  • Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery, University of Colorado, CU Sports Medicine,
    Denver, CO, USA
  • Orthopaedic Trauma & Foot and Ankle Surgery, Western University, London, ON


  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC – Active Full Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 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