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Odette Cancer Centre

Colorectal cancer care

Dr. Shady Ashamalla
Shady Ashamalla, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Surgical Oncologist

Assistant: Giang Vu
Phone:
416-480-6100, ext. 4027
Email: giang.vu@sunnybrook.ca

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 4027

Twitter: @ShadyAshamalla


Dr. Shady Ashamalla is a surgical oncologist at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre with special expertise in minimally invasive surgery for cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract. He also has extensive academic experience in surgical education and surgical simulation.

Dr. Ashamalla’s practice is completely devoted to lower gastrointestinal cancer surgery, and he strives to advance minimally invasive approaches in cancer surgery. He has been appointed to the University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor and surgeon educator, with academic interests in surgical simulation and knowledge translation.

Dr. Shady Ashamalla obtained his undergraduate Honours degree from the University of Guelph in Biomedical Sciences followed by a Master of Science degree at Queen's University. He then completed his medical degree and a residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ashamalla then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in both Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Oncology.

Education

  • Stepping Stones Program, Surgical Education, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto (2013-2015)
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, University of Toronto, 2010-2012
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, University of Toronto, 2010
  • General Surgery Residency Program, University of Toronto, 2005-2010
  • MD, University of Toronto, 2001-2005
  • MSc, Queen’s University, 1999-2001

Appointments & Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Division Head – Division of General Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, North York General Hospital

Clinical expertise:

Research interests:

  • Education
  • Surgical simulation

Publications:
See current publications list at PubMed.

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