Welcome to the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery, in collaboration with Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary, is one of the largest surgical departments in North America. With over 400 surgeons, our members are committed to a professional and academic culture that is continually progressing and improving. Our department is made up of 13 sections who teach and provide care at five acute care hospitals in the Calgary Zone.  We are dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, excellence in education, and fostering an innovative research culture.

 

Dr. Schrag and Dr. Frank with Patients in Zimbabwe

Our Sections

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Surgical Education

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Department Research

Department News


Libin Institute director leads effort to send essential medical supplies to Ukraine

Paul Fedak acts after seeing a video of heart patients being cared for in a bomb shelter ...

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Calgary couple’s gifts provide backbone for spine research discovery at McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

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Multidisciplinary initiative harnesses the Power of Peer Mentorship

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Dr. Lisa Welikovitch named Cumming School of Medicine Senior Associate Dean, Education

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Department Events


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