Fellowships in the Division of General Surgery

                                                                                         General Surgery Fellows Graduation 2019


General Surgery Fellows Graduation 2019 – Future Plans

Abdominal Transplant Fellowship
Lawrence Lau
– North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY
Blayne Amir Sayed – Surgeon, SickKids and Toronto General Hospital, Scientist, SickKids Research Institute

HPB Fellowship
Robin Visser
– joining the HPB surgical group at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Naama Hermann
– Surgical Oncology, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
David Lim – clinical/research fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology, Postdoctoral Research, CIHR Fellowship, UofT
Lu Yin – Breast Surgical Oncology in Montreal, QC

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship
Sarah Atkinson
– Colorectal Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Sepehr Khorasani – Colorectal Surgery at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Aman Pooni – research fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, UofT

General Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Andrea Covelli
– Surgical Oncology Clinical Associate, Mount Sinai and Princess Margaret Hospitals, Toronto
Ricky Jrearz – General and Surgical Oncology, Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, ON
Sohrab Khorasani – Victoria, BC
Nicholas Latchana – Hepatobiliary/Surgical Oncologist, Charlotte, NC

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship – St. Michael’s Hospital
Mauricio Gabrielli
– Assistant Professor at Universidad Católica de Chile, Upper GI team
Moska Hamidi -- Endocrine Surgery Fellowship-Cleveland Clinic, MIS Metabolic surgeon-GTA

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship – UHN
Jordan Heuser
-- General Surgeon, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa
Kyle Hunt – Locum Tenens, Vancouver, BC
Melinda Maggisano – ACS Surgeon, Humber River Hospital, Toronto
Shannon Stogryn – Clinical Associate, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Adesola Akinkuotu
– Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Maeve O’Neill Trudeau – Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Sainte-Justine/Université de Montréal
Elke Zani-Ruttenstock – Academic Surgeon

Trauma Fellowship
Jordan Nantais
– Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, UofT
Igal Raizman – Work and Travel

Fellowship Programs

Breast Surgery Program - Sunnybrook and Princess Margaret Hospitals
Breast Surgery Program - St. Michael's Hospital                                            
Colorectal Surgery Program
Complex General Surgical Oncology Program
Hepatobiliary Surgical Oncology Program
Minimally Invasive Surgery Program
Paediatric Surgery Program
Transplant Program
Trauma Program

*Please make sure you check the deadline for your individual program, sometimes these dates change at short notice*

To All Applicants:

If you have also applied to the U.S match through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), please be advised that the University of Toronto is a participating institution and adheres to the match policy. The policy states that "Applicants who have matched to a program or have accepted a position during the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP), shall not apply for, discuss, interview for, or accept a concurrent year position in another program prior to the NRMP granting the requested waiver." More information is accessible at http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-MPA-Specialities-Matching-Service.pdf.

If you are accepted into a Fellowship Program, the Orientation Booklet in the link below will become very useful.  The Timelines to expect from the Post Graduate Medical Education Office on page 28 are extremely important.   

Orientation Resources for New Trainees | Postgraduate Medical Education

Source verification of your medical degree is an essential requirement for medical education licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), see page 8 in the Orientation Booklet as well as the document below.

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