Shady AshamallaHead, Assistant Professor | Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Shady Ashamalla is a surgical oncologist at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre with special expertise in minimally invasive surgery for cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract. He also has extensive academic experience in surgical education and surgical simulation.
Dr. Ashamalla’s practice is completely devoted to lower gastrointestinal cancer surgery, and he strives to advance minimally invasive approaches in cancer surgery. He has been appointed to the University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor and surgeon educator, with academic interests in surgical simulation and knowledge translation.
Dr. Shady Ashamalla obtained his undergraduate Honours degree from the University of Guelph in Biomedical Sciences followed by a Master of Science degree at Queen's University. He then completed his medical degree and a residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ashamalla then went on to complete advanced fellowship training in both Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Oncology.