Fellowships in the Division of General Surgery

Fellows Grad 2019

General Surgery Fellows Graduation 2019

General Surgery Fellows Graduation 2020 – Future Plans

Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

Ashley Limkemann - Assistant Professor in Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Ohio State University, OH
Sanju Sobnach - Academic Practice

HPB Fellowship

Christopher Shubert - Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Ethan Hoppe - Breast Surgical Fellowship, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Gary Ko - Locum, Clinical Research
Armen Parsyan - Breast Surgeon

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship

Steven Gu - Clinical Associate, Colorectal Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Marisa Louridas - Colorectal Surgeon, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON

General Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Dario Callegaro - Sarcoma Surgeon, Fonzasione IRCCS Instituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
Tyler Chesney - Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
Jessica Bogach - Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellowship, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, ON
Nicolas Devaud - HPB and GI Surgical Oncology, FALP and Clinica Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile
Michail Mavros - Surgical Oncology/ HPB Surgery, US

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship – UHN

Adam Di Palma - Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Montreal, QC
Andras Fecso - Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON
Noemie-Rose Harvey - Bariatric Surgeon, Sudbury, ON
Zishan Jetha - MIS Surgeon, Toronto, ON

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Brian Gulack - Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL
Joshua Ramjist - Neonatal Surgical Fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
Haitao (Alex) Zhu - Neonatal and Pediatric surgeon, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Trauma Fellowship

Joshua Borsook - Trauma Surgeon
Lilian Jenkins - Locum, Research

Paul Greig Outstanding Clinical Fellow in General Surgery Award

Dr. Greig is a Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the University of Toronto where his academic and clinical focus was in Transplantation and HepatoPancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgical Oncology. Dr. Greig is the former Program Director of the Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship (accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons) and the HPB Surgical Oncology Fellowship (accredited by The Fellowship Council). He is the past Chair of the AHPBA Education & Training Committee and AHPBA representative to the Board of the Fellowship Council. The Paul Greig Outstanding Clinical Fellow in General Surgery Award was established in 2019 to recognize the achievements and contributions of clinical fellows in the Division of General Surgery.

Award Recipients:
Dr. Andrea Covelli, General Surgical Oncology Fellow (2019)
Dr. Tyler Chesney, General Surgical Oncology Fellow (2020)

Fellowship Programs
Breast Surgery Program - Sunnybrook and Princess Margaret Hospitals
Breast Surgery Program - St. Michael's Hospital                                            
Colorectal Surgery Program
Complex General Surgical Oncology Program
Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program
Hepatobiliary Surgical Oncology Program
Minimally Invasive Surgery Program
Paediatric Surgery Program
Transplant Program
Trauma Program


*Please make sure you check the deadline for your individual program, sometimes these dates change at short notice*

To All Applicants:

If you have also applied to the U.S match through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), please be advised that the University of Toronto is a participating institution and adheres to the match policy. The policy states that "Applicants who have matched to a program or have accepted a position during the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP), shall not apply for, discuss, interview for, or accept a concurrent year position in another program prior to the NRMP granting the requested waiver." More information is accessible at http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-MPA-Specialities-Matching-Service.pdf.

If you are accepted into a Fellowship Program, the Orientation Booklet in the link below will become very useful.  The Timelines to expect from the Post Graduate Medical Education Office on page 28 are extremely important.   

Orientation Resources for New Trainees | Postgraduate Medical Education

Source verification of your medical degree is an essential requirement for medical education licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), see page 8 in the Orientation Booklet as well as the document below.

PGME Source Verification Nov 2017.pdf

Educational Opportunities

Research ethics for clinical fellows.docx
The Role of the University in Clinical Fellowship Education.docx (62.11 KB)