Dr David Mulder
Position: CHIEF SURGEON
Born in Eston Saskatchewan, Dr. Mulder has been associated with the Canadiens organization since
1963, when he began his career as an assistant to Dr. Douglas Kinnear with the Montreal Junior Canadiens,
the Montreal Voyageurs, and then the Montreal Canadiens.
Dr. Mulder was a leader in traumatology and Chief Surgeon at the Montreal General Hospital from 1977
to 1998. He is still active in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at McGill University. He has been involved with
the McGill Sports Medicine Centre since 1994. Dr. Mulder is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan
in 1962. He did his training in General Surgery at the Montreal General Hospital from 1963 to 1967 and
specialized in Chest Surgery at the University of Iowa from 1967 to 1969. He earned a master of Science
degree from McGill University in 1964.
Dr. Mulder served as President of the NHL Team Physicians Society from 2003 to 2006. He is entering his
15th season as the Canadiens Head Surgeon. Mulder received the Order of Canada, and the Award of Merit from
the Montreal General Hospital. In October 2012, he was awarded the USA National Safety Councils Award for his
role in developing a province wide trauma system in Quebec.