Welcome to the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. Our large faculty contributes extensively to our unique ability to provide specialty care for Hamilton and the surrounding communities through St. Joseph's Healthcare and the Hamilton Health Sciences. Committed to integrating innovative clinical care, world-leading research, and outstanding educational resources, the Department of Surgery aspires to continue to be a leading department in academic surgery both nationally and internationally.
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Endowed chairs and professorships encourage the advancement of innovative and critical research initiatives across many disciplines and recruit esteemed leaders equipped with vision and potential.
The chair is being supported by a donation from Mortgage Intelligence and GMAC Residential Funding of Canada for Dr. Shargall’s focus on the field of thoracic surgery, for addressing scientific uncertainty and advancement; establishing and maintaining a world class program in thoracic surgery; contributing to the body of scholarship in the area of thoracic surgery through clinical work, teaching and research; and participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of curricular innovations in undergraduate (MD), postgraduate (thoracic surgery residency) and continuing health education.
The Juravinski Thoracic Surgery Professorship focuses on thoracic oncology surgery and evidence-based care in thoracic surgery.
The chair is being supported by the estate of Bertha T. Bauer, in honour of her brother John A. Bauer, a Hamilton physician, for Dr Reid's research focus on developing academic programs and contributing to the body of scholarship in surgery.
The chair is being supported by a donation from Johnson & Johnson Medical Products, a division of Johnson and Johnson, Inc. for Dr. Anvari’s renowned work in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Anvari established the world's first telerobotic surgical service between health care institutions. His clinical research has focused on the use of laparoscopic techniques in the treatment of upper and lower gastrointestinal tract disorders.