Dr. Julie Ann Van Koughnett
Dr. Julie Ann Van Koughnett, MD, MEd, FRCSC
Associate Professor – Department of Surgery
Associate Professor – Department of Oncology
London Health Sciences Centre
339 Windermere Road
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
Office Phone: 519.663.3312
Office Fax: 519.663.3260
Assistant: Karen Sabine
Dr. Julie Ann Van Koughnett is an Assistant Professor in the Divisions of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology at Western University. She has active privileges at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, and is based at University Hospital. She is the Program Director of the Surgical Foundations program.
After graduating from the University of Guelph with a BSc in Bio-Medical Science, Dr. Van Koughnett attended medical school at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, where she also completed her residency training in General Surgery. During residency, Dr. Van Koughnett earned a Master of Education degree in Health Professions Education Specialization from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She was also the recipient of the G.E. Meads Award from the Division of General Surgery at Western for teaching and technical excellence during residency.
Dr. Van Koughnett completed a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida before joining the Division at Western. Her clinical and research interests lie in colorectal oncology, minimally invasive techniques in colon and rectal surgery, and surgical education. She has co-authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. She currently serves on the junior editorial board of Techniques in Coloproctology and is an invited reviewer for multiple other publications. Dr. Van Koughnett has served on many local and national committees, and given numerous presentations at national and international conferences. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of General Surgeons.
Dr. Van Koughnett is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, with specialist certifications in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery. She is also board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.