About Dr. Peter Chu
Dr. Peter Chu is an attending staff trauma surgeon in the Tory Regional Trauma Unit at Sunnybrook. His academic focus is on trauma and international health.
Dr. Peter Chu and his wife Dr. Hyon Kim, a palliative care physician, are annual volunteers at the Galmi Hospital in Niger, located in the francophone region of West Africa. Galmi Hospital is a Christian missionary hospital operated by SIM International, which recently joined the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) and began a surgical residency program to train surgeons in Africa. On these missions, Dr. Chu performs a range of procedures including GI, thoracic, head and neck, orthopedics, plastics, urology, obstetrics and gynecology.
They have also volunteered in Pakistan with InterServe and in Haiti with Crossworld.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Chu has overseas elective residents from North America and Europe joining the missions.