2016 Faculty

Guest Speakers

F.G. Pearson Lecturer

John D. Mitchell, MD FACS
Courtenay C. and Lucy Patten Davis Endowed Chair in Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Chief, General Thoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, Colorado, USA
Consultant, National Jewish Health

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R.D. Henderson Memorial Lecturer

David C. Rice, MB BCh BAO FRCSI
Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, USA

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R.J. Ginsberg Lecturer

Walter Klepetko, MD
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Head, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Director, Vienna Lung Transplant Program
Medical University Vienna, Austria

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University of Toronto Lecturer

James Bond, BN MD MAdEd FRCSC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia
Chief of Thoracic Surgery for Fraser Health Authority and Surrey Hospital
Active Staff, Surrey Memorial Hospital

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Local Faculty

Anne-Marie Bourgeois BScKin, MScPT
Registered Physiotherapist
University Health Network

Marcus Butler MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology
University of Toronto
Cancer Clinical Research Unit, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Anastasia Bykova RN(EC) MN NP-Adult
Nurse Practitioner
Toronto CTEPH Program
University Health Network

Jocelyne De Romana RN MN
Nurse Manager – Thoracic Surgery / Respirology
Toronto General Hospital

Neesha Dhani MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology
University of Toronto
Cancer Clinical Research Unit, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Meredith Giuliani MBBS, MEd, FRCPC
Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, UTDRO
Associate Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, UTDRO
Interim Director Cancer Education, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Abha Gupta MD MSc FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
Staff Oncologist, Solid Tumour Program, Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Oncologist, Sarcoma Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Medical Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Program, PMCC
Co-Medical Director, Fertility Preservation Program, Sickkids

Megan Hudson BScKin MScPT
Registered Physiotherapist, University Health Network
Interim Physiotherapy Practice Leader,
Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Susan Jenkins RN (EC) NP
Nurse Practitioner
Thrombosis & Hemostasis Clinic
University Health Network

Natasha Leighl MD MMSc FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Staff Oncologist, Division of Medical Oncology
PMH OSI Pharmaceuticals Foundation Chair in New Cancer Drug Development

Deanna Zidar RD
Registered Dietitian
General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Respirology
Toronto General Hospital
University Health Network

Marijana Zubrinic RN(EC) MScN NP-PHC*
Nurse Practitioner – Thoracic Surgery
University Health Netwok

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Marcelo Cypel MD MSc (Course Co-Director)
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Lung Transplantation (Tier 2)

Thomas K. Waddell MD MSc PhD FRCSC FACS (Course Co-Director)
Professor and Thomson Family Chair in Translational Research Professor
and Pearson-Ginsberg Chair, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Health Network

Maurice Blitz MD MSc FRCSC
Assistant Professor

Gail Darling MD FRCSC FACS

Marc de Perrot MD MSc
Associate Professor
Director, Toronto CTEPH Program
University Health Network

Wael C. Hanna MD
Assistant Professor

Shaf Keshavjee MD MSc FRCSC FACS
Surgeon-in-Chief, Sprott Department of Surgery
UHN James Wallace McCutcheon Chair in Surgery Director, Toronto Lung Transplant Program
Director, Latner Thoracic Research Laboratories
Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery & Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

Michael Ko MD
Assistant Professor

Andrew Pierre MD MSc FRCSC
Associate Professor

Najib Safieddine MD

Carmine Simone MD FRCSC

Kazuhiro Yasufuku MD PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Endoscopy, University Health Network
Director, Interventional Thoracic Surgery Program

Robert A. Zeldin MD FRCSC FACS
Associate Professor