Dr. Christopher Schlachta

Dr. Schlachta is known for his clinical expertise in advanced minimally invasive surgery and in particular laparoscopic and computer-assisted surgery for gastrointestinal disease and cancer. His research and clinical expertise has led to a number of Canadian and World surgical firsts. In recognition for research in developing simulation-based training for laparoscopic and robotic surgery, he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.