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The Department of Surgery

Chair/Chief: Dr. Emil Schemitsch
UGE Chair: Dr. Debra Bartley
PGE Chair:  Dr. Sumit Dave
Graduate Program Chair: Dr. Abdel-Rahman Lawendy

Manager Administration & Finance: Karen Henry
Financial Officer: Tricia Toderick-Tyner
Administrative Assistant: Chima Adejuwon
Administrative Assistant: VACANT
Research and Graduate Program Coordinator: Melissa Serrano
Education Manager: Kari Kilbreath
Postgraduate Program Coordinator: Umera Ali
Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Education Assistant: Pam Dyba 
Education Assistant: VACANT

Mailing Address:
St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Department of Surgery
PO BOX 5777, STN B
London, ON N6A 4V2

Phone: 519.663.3349
Fax: 519.646.6347


The Department of Surgery Staff Offices are unable to provide medical information or to assist with patient referrals. Patients are encouraged to speak with their family doctors about a referral to a specialist.

Patients who have a question, comment, or concern about medical treatment should contact a Patient Relations Specialist:

London Health Sciences Centre 519.685.8500 ext. 55881 or 55882

St. Joseph's Health Care London 519.646.6100 ext. 64727