Dr. Robert Zeldin graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1977. He trained in General Surgery at U of T, obtaining his Fellowship in 1982. He subspecialized in Thoracic Surgery at U of T and University of California, San Diego and received his Certificate of Special Competence in Thoracic Surgery in 1984. He has been a member of the Department of Surgery at U of T since 1984 and is an Associate Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. He is currently on active staff at Toronto East General Hospital as Leader of the Thoracic Surgery Group. He is also on courtesy staff in the Departments of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital. He is the Director of Surgical Oncology at Toronto East General Hospital.