Dr. Christopher Schlachta, MD
Professor - Department of Surgery
Professor - Department of Oncology
CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics)
London Health Sciences Centre
339 Windermere Road Room B7-216
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
Office Phone: 519.663.3478
Office Fax: 519.663.3481
Assistant: Karen McCormick
Dr. Christopher M. Schlachta is a Professor in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Oncology at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. He is also Medical Director of CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics) at London Health Sciences Centre.
Dr. Schlachta is known for his clinical expertise in minimally invasive surgery and in particular laparoscopic and computer-assisted surgery for gastrointestinal diseases oncology. Dr. Schlachta has been a longstanding advocate for advancing surgical technology to minimize the pain and suffering that surgery patients endure and to use computer technologies to enhance the surgeon’s capability.
His latest research endeavors are concerned with developing computer assisted technologies for simulation training while improving trainee engagement through serious games.