Dr. Mortimer is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who has been working at UMass for almost 28 years. He grew up and trained in Montreal, Canada, then did fellowships at Brown University in Providence, RI and in Baltimore MD where he developed a greater interest in congenital and genetic conditions. Along with his colleagues at UMass, Dr. Mortimer co-founded the Orthopedic-Genetics clinic and the multidisciplinary Down Syndrome clinic, which has been active for over 5 years.