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Brian Cameron

Research Interests

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


  • 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

  • Poenaru D, Pemberton J, Frankfurter C, Cameron B. Quantifying the disability averted through pediatric surgery:  a cross-sectional comparison of a pediatric surgical unit in Kenya and Canada. World J Surg. 2015 [epub ahead of print]. DOI 10.1007/s00268-015-3103-8. 
  • Poenaru D, Pemberton J, Cameron BH. The Burden of Waiting: DALYs Accrued from Delayed Access to Pediatric Surgery in Kenya and Canada. J Pediatr Surg. 2015; 50(5): 765-770. 
  • Margolick J, Kanters DM, Cameron BH. Incorporating procedural skills into pre-departure training for medical students participating in international elective. Can Med Ed J. 2015; 6(1): e23-e33. 
  • Cameron BH, Martin C, Rambaran M. Surgical training in Guyana: the next generation. Can J Surg. 2015; 58(1):7-9. 
  • Kazmi K, Bruni A, Fernandes A, Gopie P, Tatham B, Bailey K, Rambaran M, Cameron BH, Pemberton J. Problem-based learning within surgical clerkship in Guyana:  a pilot project. MUMJ. 2014; 11(1):27-30. 
  • Jacobson D, Gilleland J, Cameron B, Rosenbloom E. Perinephric abscesses in the pediatric population:  case presentation and review of the literature. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014; 29(5):919-25. 
  • Abdur-Rahman LO, Shawyer A, Vizcarra R, Bailey K, Cameron BH. Do geography and resources influence the need for colostomy in Hirschprung’s disease and anorectal malformations? A Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons-Association of paediatric Surgeons of Nigeria survey. Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2014; 11(2):150-7. 
  • Aly EH, Pitt DF, Mann S, Cameron BH. Experience of North American surgeons with the Postgraduate Certificate of Medical Education for Surgeons. JASGBl. 2014 (Spring); 42:12-14. 
  • Shawyer AC, Bailey KA, Cameron BH. The use of Alloderm for a giant omphalocele with a ruptured sac and inadequate skin coverage. J Ped Surg Case Reports. 2013; 1(9):267-9.
  • Hutchings K, Vasquez A, Balakrishnan L, Price D, Cameron BH, Awan S, Miller G. Outcomes following neonatal patent ductus arteriosus ligation done by pediatric surgeons: a retrospective cohort analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2013; 48(5):915-18.


  • 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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