Stephen W. Chung, MD PhD FRCSC

Professor Emeritus,



  • hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, transplantation
  • transplant immunology


Dr. Stephen Chung is a Professor of Surgery at the University of British Columbia, and a Hepatopancreatobiliary & Liver Transplant surgeon at the Vancouver General Hospital.

He obtained his MD from the University of Toronto followed by General Surgery training at UBC. Her returned to the University of Toronto where he obtained his PhD in immunology and completed a Fellowship in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery & Liver Transplantation.

After his initial appointment at the University Health Network, Dr. Chung returned to Vancouver where he has served as the UBC & VGH Division Head of General Surgery, VGH Medical Director for Surgical Services, Inaugural Program Head of HPB Surgery, and Director of a CIHR-funded Transplant & Education program.

In addition to his clinical and administrative duties, Dr. Chung has been engaged in research and education. He has been awarded $6 million in career research grant funding and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications. He has received several research, teaching, and community service awards.