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Brian H Cameron

Research Interests

  • Global ​surgery
  • Surgical education
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Biliary atresia


  • Academic Division Head - McMaster Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • Active Staff - McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Department of Surgery, Hamilton Ontario
  • Director - International Surgery Desk, Department of Surgery, McMaster University 

Featured Publications

  • Kisa P, Grabski DF, Ozgediz D, Ajiko M, Aspide R, Baird R, Barker G, Birabwa-Male D, Blair G, Cameron B, Cheung M, Cigliano B, Cunningham D, D'Agostino S, Duffy D, Evans F, Fitzgerald TN, Galiwango G, Gerolmini D, Gerolmini M, Kakembo N, Kambugu JB, Lakhoo K, Langer M, Muhumuza MF, Muzira A, Nabukenya MT, Naik-Mathuria B, Nakku D, Nankunda J, Ogwang M, Okello I, Penny N, Reimer E, Sabatini C, Sekabira J, Situma M, Ssenyonga P, Tumukunde J, Villalona G. Unifying Children's Surgery and Anesthesia Stakeholders Across Institutions and Clinical Disciplines: Challenges and Solutions from Uganda. World J Surg. 2019; 43(6):1435-1449.
  • GlobalSurg Collaborative. (Cameron, Bailey) Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy. Br J Surg. 2019; 106(2):e103-e112. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11051.​
  • Thomas H, Yole J, Livingston MH, Bailey K, Cameron BH, VanHouwelingen L. Replacing gastrostomy tubes with collapsible bumpers in pediatric patients: Is it safe to "cut" the tube and allow the bumper to pass enterally? J Pediatr Surg. 2018 ; 53(5):942-945​.
  • Stagg H, Cameron BH, Ahmed N, Butler A, Jimenez-Rivera C, Yanchar NL, Martin SR, Emil S, Anthopoulos G, Schreiber RA, Laberge JM; Canadian Biliary Atresia Registry. Variability of diagnostic approach, surgical technique, and medical management for children with biliary atresia in Canada - Is it time for standardization? J Pediatr Surg. 2017; 52(5): 802-806.​
  • Prashad A, Cameron B, McConnell M, Rambaran M, Grierson M. An examination of Eyal & Hurst's (2008) framework for promoting retention in resource-poor settings through locally-relevant training: A case study for the University of Guyana Surgical Training Program. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2017; 8(2):e25-e36. Special Issue.


  • MD, Queens University
  • PGCertMedEd, University of Dundee
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Calgary
  • Pediatric General Surgery Fellowship, University of British Columbia
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Pediatric Surgery, RCPSC
  • DipMedEd, University of Dundee



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