Dr. Tanner Dunlop is an Orthopaedic Surgeon within the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region with a special interest in Upper Extremity. He is fully certified as a specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.



Dr. Tanner Dunlop was born in Moose Jaw, SK and grew up in Emerald Park & Balgonie. He graduated from Greenall High School before attending the University of Regina to study Sciences. He then moved to Saskatoon where he studied Microbiology/Immunology and went on to complete his Medical Degree and Orthopedic Residency at the University of Saskatchewan.  Next, he completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Upper Extremity Reconstruction & Sports Medicine at the Pan Am Clinic in Winnipeg, MB.  He currently lives in Regina with his wife and daughter.


Dr. Dunlop has a special interest in upper extremity surgery, arthroscopy and sports medicine.  His elective surgical practice consists of:

  • Shoulder: arthroscopy & reconstruction, including instability, impingement, rotator cuff, labrum, biceps, AC joint, shoulder replacements (hemi, total, and reverse)

  • Elbow: arthroscopy, tendon repair (including distal biceps), ligament reconstruction, capsular releases, elbow replacements

  • Wrist: arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, partial and complete wrist fusions, scaphoid nonunions, soft tissue pathology, wrist replacement, basilar thumb arthritis

  • Knee: arthroscopy & reconstruction including ACL, patellar instability, menisci


  • University of Manitoba (2016-2017) Upper Extremity Reconstruction & Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • University of Saskatchewan (2011-2016) Orthopedic Surgery Residency

  • University of Saskatchewan (2007-2011) Doctor of Medicine

  • University of Saskatchewan (2006-2007)

  • University of Regina (2004-2006)


LMCC - Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada

FRCSC - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada - Orthopedic Surgery


Hughes, K. E., Nickel, D., Gurney-Dunlop, T., & Knox, K. B. (2016). Total knee arthroplasty in multiple sclerosis. Arthroplasty Today. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.artd.2015.12.002   

Buchko, J. Z., Gurney-Dunlop, T., & Shin, J. J. (2014). Knee Chondrolysis by Infusion of Bupivacaine With Epinephrine Through an Intra-Articular Pain Pump Catheter After Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. http://doi.org/10.1177/0363546514555667


Dr. Brad Ardell Spirit Award - awarded to the resident who best exemplifies a positive spirit, integrity, and compassion for others

1st place Podium Presentation, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Research Day

3rd place Podium Presentation, Department of Surgery Research Day