Mike Livingston is a pediatric surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at McMaster University. He graduated from the Arts and Science Program at McMaster University followed by medical school at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. His clinical training included residency in General Surgery at Western and McMaster, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery.
During residency, Dr. Livingston completed a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and the Clinician Investigator Program from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Faculty of Health Sciences for his work as a graduate student, Resident Teaching Award from the Canadian Association of General Surgeons during residency, and Resident Mentor Award from Postgraduate Medical Education at McMaster University as a fellow.
After finishing his clinical training in 2019, Dr. Livingston spent two years working as a pediatric surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. He returned to McMaster in 2021 to continue his practice as a pediatric surgeon with an interest in pectus anomalies, inflammatory bowel disease, and bowel management.
Dr. Livingston’s academic interests include medical student education and outcomes research. His research includes retrospective studies, systematic reviews, and prospective studies on a variety of surgical conditions in children. His other activities include serving on the Education Committee for the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Pediatric Surgery Examination Committee for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.