Johann Cunningham, MDCM FRCSC CD

Clinical Associate Professor
Chief of surgery for the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA),
South Island, and the Victoria Hospital Foundation’s VIHA liaison
Active Staff, Victoria General Hospital

City:  Victoria
Hospital Authority: Vancouver Island Health

405-1120 Yates Street
Victoria, BC V8V 3M9

Phone: 250.220.8927
Fax: n/a

Special Interests

  • General surgery
  • Trauma management
  • Telemedicine
  • Academic teaching
  • Clinical research
  • Program development and management

Additional Background

Dr. Cunningham is a fellowship-trained general surgeon with more than 21 years of military experience and expertise in trauma management, Formerly advisor to the Canadian Forces surgeon general and chief of surgery, he received a letter of appreciation from the Chief of Defence Staff for his contributions to Health Care Reform in the Canadian Forces. He was also a member of the NATO-led Stabilisation Force (SFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Dr. Cunningham is a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia, Department of General Surgery, and a trauma team leader at both the Vancouver General and Victoria General Hospitals. He became a Victoria Hospitals Foundation board member in 2006.