S. Morad Hameed, MD MPH FRCSC FACS

Head, Division of General Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
Active Staff: Vancouver General Hospital

Hospital Authority: Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Office Address: Trauma Services, 855 W 12th Ave Vancouver, BC, V57 1M9
Email: morad.hameed@vch.ca


  • Trauma Surgery
  • Emergency General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Public Health


Dr. Morad Hameed is a trauma surgeon and intensivist at the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

He completed medical school and surgical residency at the University of Alberta, graduate studies in public health at Harvard University, and fellowships in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Miami. He spent 3 years on the surgical faculty at the University of Calgary, before moving to Vancouver.

He is the Head of the UBC and VGH Division of General Surgery and is a Service Chief for Acute Care Surgery at VGH. He also chairs the Research Committee of the Trauma Association of Canada, and is the immediate past chair of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons Committee on Acute Care Surgery.

His research focuses on systems of trauma care and acute care surgery. Dr. Hameed’s research teams have received grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and other funding agencies for their work on disparities in injury risk and access to trauma systems in Canada.

The development of promising partnerships with trauma investigators at the University of Cape Town has recently extended this work to South Africa.

For a full list of Dr. Morad Hameed’s publications, click here.