• The Reach of Trauma – Doctors Perspective

    June 09, 2016
    Trauma in children and teenagers can be overwhelming. Not only is it devastating to the young patient who was in a trauma such as a car crash but it is also challenging to be his or her parent, sibling, friend or part of the community. It is also overwhelming for the many trauma health care providers including paramedics, nurses, physiotherapists and physicians. As a resident physician in General Surgery, I have the privilege to be involved in Trauma in London and surrounding area for people of all ages, from newborns to those in the later stages of life.

  • LHSC announces Canadian surgical first to treat obstructive defecation syndrome

    April 14, 2016
    Colorectal surgeon Dr. Nawar Alkhamesi and his team were able to robotically insert a mesh into the empty space so that there is no longer room for the rectum to prolapse (slip forward or down). Using this much less invasive robotic approach, patients can expect just one overnight stay in hospital.

  • 'It's alarming': Study finds increased number of children with gallstones

    March 15, 2016
    A recent Canadian study is hoping to change the way doctors think about gallstones - a condition historically associated with adults - after finding a "significant rise" in the number of children with the condition.

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    March 15, 2016
    Dr. Shane Smith has been selected as one of this year's recipients of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship.

  • Jessica Coffey

    March 04, 2016
    Recipient of International Travel Award