Department of Surgery

Alice Wei M.D., F.R.C.S.C
Associate Professor
General Surgery
Contact Info
T: (416) 340-4232
F: (416) 340-4211
University Health Network - TGH
200 Elizabeth St
Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4

Dr. Wei is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgical oncologist at the University Health Network. She is a Saskatchewan native and received her undergraduate (B. Sc. Chemistry) and M.D.C.M degrees from McGill University, her General Surgery fellowship from the University of Toronto, and her Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary fellowship from the Toronto General Hospital. In addition, she holds M. Sc. degrees in both Cell Biology and Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Toronto.

Dr Wei was appointed to the University Health Network (UHN) in 2004, where she is a Clinician-Scientist. She has an active practice in HBP oncology at the Toronto General Hospital and has spearheaded the development of an advanced laparoscopic HBP surgery program at UHN.

Dr Wei’s research specialization is in the area of clinical outcomes following cancer surgery. Her active research projects include: establishment of a provincial registry of HPB surgical disease; clinical trials in the area of surgical management of multi-site colorectal metastases; and the development of quality improvement strategies for cancer surgery.

She is an affiliate scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute and is appointed as an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Departments of Surgery and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She is an active Scientist at the Zane Cohen Digestive Diseases Clinical Research Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital and a member of the Ontario Cancer Institutes, Clinical Research Unit. 

Academic Focus:
Clinical outcomes following cancer surgery