Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University


All members are actively involved in committees and advisory groups both within the department of oncology and within their associated surgical department. Internally, members participate within hospital, cancer clinic and university committees. Externally, all members are active in the executive and/or committee structure of their respective national specialty societies. The division plays an active leadership role and with the provincial surgical oncology program and CCO committee structure. Developments this year include the ongoing work with the provincial wait times and cancer surgery quality initiatives.

Name Specialty
Jay Engel Melanoma, Sarcoma, Breast cancer
Rob Siemens Urologic Oncology
Shaila Merchant General Surgical Oncology
Elaine Fung Head and Neck Oncology
Julie Francis Gynecologic Oncology
Vickie Martin Gynecologic Oncology
John Davidson Melanoma, nonmelanoma, reconstruction
Ken Reid Thoracic
Wylie Chung Thoracic
Diederick Jalink HPB/Endocrine
Hugh MacDonald Colorectal
Sunil Patel Colorectal
Dale Mercer Upper GI/Esophagus
John Rudan Sarcoma
Ross Walker Breast/Endocrine
Vlad Kratky Ophthalmologic Oncology