James Jarvis

Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Jarvis is a Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at CHEO with a special interest in Spinal Deformity. He is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Ottawa. He is currently the interim Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at CHEO. His clinical practice focuses on pediatric spinal deformity surgery, hip surgery, and orthopaedic trauma. Dr. Jarvis’s research focuses on the treatment and outcomes of scoliosis in children.

Areas of Research: Spine, Hip

Research Projects

  1. The effect of vertebral body tethering on spine range of motion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a pilot study.


  2. Coronal deformity angular ratio as a predictive factor for in-brace curve correction and long-term outcome of brace treatment in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis


    To investigate the relationship between coronal deformity angular ratio (C-DAR) and in-brace correction (IBC) and their role in predicting the long-term bracing outcome in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).