General Surgery


Division Head: Dr. Morad Hameed
Senior Administrative Assistant: Diane Bousadda

Co-Director of Postgraduate Education: Dr. Ahmer Karimuddin
Co-Director of Postgraduate Education: Dr. Tracy Scott

Postgraduate Program Manager: Luiza Shamkulova
Senior Residency Training Program Assistant: Jyotica Saini
CBD & Accreditation Assistant: Seng Keng

Director of Undergraduate Education: Dr. Mark Meloche

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The Division of General Surgery at the University of British Columbia is a clinical and academic service which provides advanced expertise in all aspects of general surgery, including oncology, trauma, transplantation, critical care, and diseases related to the gastrointestinal tract.

The Division of General Surgery has a Royal College approved five years Residency Training Program, as well as a number of fellowship opportunities. Visit the Resident and Fellowship Training in General Surgery website for details.

In addition, the Division is responsible for the training of undergraduate medical students and provides training for core residents in other Surgical Sub-specialties.

There are active research programs in the fields of transplant immunology, oncology, critical care, minimal invasive surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and surgical education.

There are ongoing continuing medical education programs to keep the medical community updated in a variety of surgical problems.