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||Health care safety and quality improvement; Surgical Education; Global Surgery; Simulation in Healthcare; 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||Cell metabolism; Cell differentiation, proliferation and death; Organelle function; Other basic medicine and life sciences; Diabetes; Pancreatic beta-cell function and failure; Mitochondrial physiology; Lysosomal physiology; Cell calcium signalling; Cell stress signalling; Mechanisms of cell death; autophagy; Cellular senescence; fluorescence microscopy|
|Lynn, Francis||Diabetes; ß-cell development; ß-cell biology; Human pluripotent stem cells; CRISPR/Cas; transcriptional regulation|
|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; Epidemiology; Community Health / Public Health; Social Determinants of Cancer; health services delivery; Lung cancer|
|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|
|Sidhu, Ravindar||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||Medical, health and life sciences; Vascular surgery and diseases|
|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|
When did you first realize that you wanted to pursue a career in Neurosurgery, and what led you to this decision? I hold a degree in Neuroscience and embarked upon medical school with a general interest in the brain. However, my interest in Neurosurgery crystallized during my third year as a...
The 29th Chung Research Day was an inspiring celebration of innovation and research excellence in the Department of Surgery. This year, our event took place on November 6, 2023, in a hybrid format combining in-person and virtual participation. This year’s Chung Lecturer was Dr. Jodi...
Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Congratulations to our 2022 recipients from the Department of Surgery:Dr. Erin Brown – Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical...
Staff in the Department of Surgery had a fantastic time participating in the 2023 Team Health Challenge thanks to the Healthy Workplace Initiatives Fund Program. Focusing on wellbeing and coming together as a team, they participated in various month long independent challenges from dailly walks to...