Global Surgical Care
Master of Global Surgical Care
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Surgery educates students at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and pursues research to make innovative advancements in knowledge and practice to improve health.
Specialty training programs are offered in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology and Developmental Radiotherapeutics, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
|Caron, Nadine||health policy; special health needs and disparities of rural, remote, northern and Aboriginal communities.|
|Cheifetz, Rona||Surgical oncology; Education|
|Chung, Stephen||Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, transplantation, transplant immunology|
|Crook, Juanita||Radiation Oncology and Developmental Radiotherapeutics|
|Davis, Noelle||cancer surgery and surgical oncology, Surgical oncology, Head and neck cancer|
|Garnis, Catherine||Cancer biology; Tumor progression; Oral premalignant lesions; Head and neck cancer; RNA biology, microRNAs; Alternative splicing; Biomarkers|
|Haji, Faizal||Simulation in Healthcare, Global Surgery, Health Professions Education, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety|
|Hameed, Morad||Trauma Surgery; Emergency General Surgery; Critical Care Medicine; Public Health|
|Hoffman, Bradford||Understanding how the genes critical to endocrine pancreas development, as well as ?-cell function and proliferation are regulated is essential for the development of novel strategies for the production of insulin-secreting cells, and for improving the efficacy of available transplantable material.|
|Honey, Christopher Richard||Neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, menifacial spasm, movement disorders, mood, pain|
|Isaac, Kathryn||Surgery; Breast Reconstruction Surgery|
|Johnson, James||diabetes, hormones, cell biology, signal transduction, apoptosis or programmed cell death, heart failure, heart disease, calcium signalling, pancreatic cancer, obesity, longevity, imaging, Causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes at a molecular level discovery of genes and associated gene networks linked to diabetes risk and by known risk factors that predispose individuals to diabetes|
|Levings, Megan||Immunology; Cell therapy; Immune tolerance; Transplantation; Autoimmunity; Gene Therapy; Regulatory T cells|
|Luciani, Dan||Diabetes; Cell Signaling; Apoptosis; Imaging; Pancreatic beta-cell function and failure; Mitochondrial physiology; Lysosomal physiology; Cell calcium signalling; Cell stress signalling; Mechanisms of cell death; autophagy; fluorescence microscopy|
|Lynn, Francis||Diabetes; ß-cell development; ß-cell biology; Human pluripotent stem cells; CRISPR/Cas; transcriptional regulation|
|Meloche, Mark||Transplantation, general surgery|
|Meneghetti, Adam||Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery; oncology; Education and Curriculum Development|
|Mui, Alice||Inflammatory Signalling Pathways|
|Nunez, Desmond||Sensory systems, auditory; Otorhinolaryngology; Age Related Hearing Loss; Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Recurrent Acute Otitis Media|
|Olson, Robert||Clinical oncology; Clinical trials; Radiotherapy; stereotactic radiotherapy; patient reported outcomes; Head and Neck Cancer; Breast Cancer; Lung cancer; Epidemiology; Community Health / Public Health; Social Determinants of Cancer; health services delivery|
|Phang, P Terence||Colorectal cancer surgery, clinical research, diagnostic imaging, laparoscopy, sphicter-preserving resection, transanal microsurgery, medical education|
|Qayumi, Abdul Karim||Device development and testing; Long-term survival of donor organs; Interactive teaching program development|
|Redekop, Gary||Clinical trials in stroke and cerebrovascular disease, neurosurgery|
|Regehr, Glenn||Adult Education and Continuing Education; Professional Trajectories; medical education; health professional education; professional identity formation; authentic workplace assessment; clinical reasoning|
|Scudamore, Charles||Pancreas, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, transplantation|
|Sidhu, Ravinder||Vascular surgery, Medical education research, Postgraduate assessment and evaluation|
|Skarsgard, Erik||Fetal surgery, Chest wall disorders in children, birth defects, neonatal surgical outcomes, perinatal networks, prenatal diagnosis and intrauerine surgery|
|Tamber, Mandeep||epilepsy surgery; Craniofacial disorders; Craniofacial abnormalities; Craniofacial surgery; Hydrocephalus; Management of complex hydrocephalus; Endoscopic management of hydrocephalus|
|Taylor, David||Noninvasive vascular diagnosis, Endovascular therapy, Athletic injury|
|Verchere, Bruce||Diabetes research, pediatrics, Beta cell survival and function|
|Webber, Eric||Pediatric surgery, Surgical education, post-graduate medical education, pediatric gastric surgery, delivery of healthcare services, hepatology|
|Wiseman, Sam Michael||Surgical oncology, endocrine surgeyr, general surgery, clinic/translational research, education/teaching|
|Yee, John||Lung transplantation, thoracic oncology, pulmonary surgery|
Congratulations to the following recipients of the Department Clinical Faculty Research Support Awards: Arneja, Jugpal, Plastic SurgeryBaird, Robert, Pediatric SurgeryJoos, Emilie, General SurgeryMacNeill, Andrea, General SurgeryMcKevitt, Elaine, General SurgeryPrisman, Eitan, Otolaryngology...
The awards celebrate exceptional women and gender-diverse faculty and staff who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their individual academic or professional practice and significant impact through mentoring and community engagement. Each recipient will be represented in a unique image...
The Department of Surgery Strategic Plan for 2022-2025 is based on consultation and feedback from a wide cross-section of faculty who participated through surveys, focus groups, and direct communication. As an academic surgical department, there is a clear commitment to clinical excellence,...