About Dr. Curtis Myden

Dr. Curtis Myden is a Royal College Certified sports and knee surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and open surgeries for knee, shoulder, elbow and sport-associated conditions.

Dr Myden completed his medical degree and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Calgary. Dr Myden completed fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopedic surgery at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia and Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the University of British Columbia.  Dr Myden started his Orthopedic practice in 2013 in Kelowna, BC, specializing in sports medicine Orthopedics with a focus on knee injuries. Dr Myden has worked the past 5 years in the Yukon Territory and BC. He was the first resident Orthopedic Surgeon in the Yukon territory and primary surgeon to create the resident orthopedic service in the Yukon Territory.

Dr Myden has a sports background in swimming, having swam on the Canadian National Swim team from 1990-2002. He represented Canada at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympic Games. He won 3 Bronze medals in those games, competing in the Individual Medley races. His sports background makes him passionate about treating athletes and individuals with injuries and getting them back to their sport and activities.

Dr Myden is excited to share his expertise and care with the Acumen team and our patients.

Dr. Myden has opted out of medicare billing in Alberta and therefore directly bills patients for services.

A Notice Pursuant to the Opting Out Provision of Alberta Health Care Insurance Act

This is to advise that I, Dr. Curtis Myden, have opted out of the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan effective September 26th, 2022.

This will mean that the individual patient—and not the government—will be responsible for the payment of my fees. Patients will not be able to seek reimbursement for these costs from Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan. I will abide by the Alberta Medical Association’s Guidelines regarding billing for uninsured services, by the direction from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and Alberta’s Health Information Act.”

Dr. Curtis Myden

Memberships and Affiliations

Canadian Orthopedic Association

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons



University of Calgary – BSc Kinesiology

University of Calgary – MD

University of Calgary – Orthopedic Surgery

Royal Children Hospital – Melbourne, AUS – Fellowship Pediatric

University of British Columbia – Fellowship Arthroscopic Reconstruction Shoulder & Knee


Achievements & Awards

Award Publication – Top clinical podium – Computer assisted surgery simulations and Directed Practice of total knee arthroplasty

Developed  Yukon Resident Orthopedic Service – to provide full service in Orthopedics for the Yukon Territory

Itunes Ibook – Pediatric Fracture Education Module


Hospital Affiliations

Whitehorse General Hospital

Services Offered

Acumen Clinic offers treatment in the following areas: