Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


Cover - shares
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2019
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 20-F/A  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY  
Trading Symbol TMDI  
Entity Registrant Name TITAN MEDICAL INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000840551  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Document Registration Statement false  
Document Annual Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Shell Company Report false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Address Country CA  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   39,907,681
Title of 12(b) Security Common Shares, no par value  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ