Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr Hugh MacDonald

Dr Hugh MacDonald, General Surgeon, Queen's University, Kingston General HospitalUniversity Position:
Associate Professor, Division Chair

Current Appointments:
Attending Staff, Hotel Dieu Hospital
Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Colon cancer, colorectal surgery, inflammatory bowel surgery, rectal cancer

Areas of Research Interest:


Contact Information:
Burr 2 Room 079
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON
K7L 2V7
Tel: (613) 549-6666 x. 7662
Fax: (613) 548-2500

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Fellowship:
• 1991-92   Colorectal Fellowship, University of Toronto


Residency:
• 1984-85   Intern, Comprehensive Medicine, Queen's University
• 1985-88   Resident, General Surgery, Queen's University
• 1988-89   Chief Resident, General Surgery, Queen's University


Medical School Graduation:
• 1984  MD, Queen's University


Professional Memberships:
• 1994-2001  American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
• 1992-present  Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit
• 1989-present  Canadian Association of General Surgeons
• - present  Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons
• 1984-present  Ontario Medical Association
• 1984-present  Canadian Medical Association


Committees:

• 2008-present  President, CTAQ, Queen's University
• 2005-present SEAMO Staffing & Resource Committee, Member
• 2005-present SEAMO Executive, Member
• 2004-present  SEAMO Governance Committee CTAQ Representative
• 2003-2008 Vice President, CTAQ, Queen's University
• 2003-2008 Examination Board, Member General Surgery, RCPSC
• 2002-2003 President Medical Staff, Kingston General Hospital, Hotel Dieu Hospital
• 1999-present Chair, Patient Records Committee, KGH and HDH
• 2003-present Clinical Applications Advisory Committee Member, KGH and HDH
• 1997-2003 Elected member, Clinical Teachers Association, CTAQ Executive
• 1997-2003  Elected CTAQ Representative to SEAMO Governance
• 1995-2003 Dept of Surgery Research Committee
• 1995-present Surgical Undergraduate Education
• 1993-2000 Nominations Committee, Queen's University
• 1995-1997 Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Hotel Dieu Hospital
• 1995-1999 Value Analysis Committee, Hotel Dieu Hospital
• 1993-present Finance & Human Resource Committee, Hotel Dieu Hospital
• 1993-1999 Medical Records & Forms Committee, KGH and HDH
• 1992-2000 HDH Library Committee
• 2005-present Computerized Provider Order Entry Working Group, KGH
• 2007-2008 Dept of Surgery Finance Committee, Queen's University
• 2008-present Dept of Surgery Finance Committee, Queen's University
• 2008-2009 Faculty of Medicine Admissions Committee, Queen's University
• 2009-present Faculty of Medicine Admissions Committee, Queen's University

Scholarships and Awards:
•  2007            Undergraduate Teaching Award, Queen's University
• 1989 Medical Research Council of Canada Fellowships, Queen's University
• 1988 Resident Research Day - Best Overall Presentation and Best General Surgery Presentation, Queen's University
• 1984 The Dr and Mrs Sydney P Shiff Award for Proficiency in Surgery
• 1980-81 Senator Frank Carroll Scholarship, Queen's University
• 1977-78 Senator Frank Carroll Scholarship, Queen's University



Educational Experience:
• 1999-2000 Undergraduate Surgical Education Coordinator
• 1995-present Phase IIE Block Chair Gastrointestical Diseases 3rd year medical
class curriculum
• 1995-1999 Organizer, Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day,
Dept of Surgery, Queen's University
• 1995-2005 CME - Teaching Improvement Project System (TIPS)
• 1993-present CME - Advanced Trauma Life Support
• 1996 CME - Office Surgical Procedures
• 1994 CME - Cancer 94



Research Projects:
1.   C Falkson, P H MacDonald, P Belliveau. NSABP Protocol R-04 (neoadjuvant treatment of rectal cancer) Funded: NCI, 2006 - ongoing
2. C de Metz (PI), P H MacDonald, P Belliveau, J Biagi, D Hurlbut. CO. 16 A randomized trial comparing pre-operative radiotherapy and selective post-operative chemotherapy in rectal cancer. Funded: NCIC, 2003-2005
3. Robin McLeod (PI) (University of Toronto), P H MacDonald and others. Multi-center Randomized Controlled Trial To Compare Stapled Functional End-to-End Anastomosis With Sutured End-to-End Anastomosis Following Resection for Primary or Recurrent Ileocolic Crohn's Disease. Funded: Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, Ethicon Canada. 2000-2005
4.   P H MacDonald, C E King-VanVlack. Endothelial Modulation of Microvascular Tone in Skeletal Muscle and Small Intesting. Funded: $18,000 CTAQ Endowment Fund. 2003 - ongoing
5. P H MacDonald, C E King-VanVlack. Endothelial Modulation of Microvascular Tone in Skeletal Muscle and Small Intestine. Funded: $7,000 ARC. 2003 - ongoing
6. C E King-VanVlack, P H MacDonald and C K Chapler. Endothelial Modulation of Microvascular Tone in Skeletal Muscle and Small Intestine. Funded: $87,036/yr + $17,515 equipment - Medical Research Council of Canada. April 2000 - March 2002
7. P H MacDonald. Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Colorectal Surgery. Unfunded. 1998-2000
8. P H MacDonald. Nitroglycerine in the Treatment of Anal Fissures. Unfunded. 1996-1998
9. P H MacDonald. The Role of Endothelin in the Regulation of Intestinal Vascular Tone. Funded: $10,000 - Dept of Surgery/Faculty of Medicine, $10,000 - GIDRU. 1996-2000
10. P H MacDonald. The Role of Endothelin in the Regulation of Intestinal Vascular Tone. Funded: $6,800 - Principles Development Fund. 1996-1997



Publications:
1.   CE King-VanVlack, JD Mewburn, CK Chapler and PH MacDonald. Hemodynamic and proinflammatory actions of endothelin-1 in guinea pig small intestine submucosal microcirculation. Am J Physiol (Gastrointest & Liver) 284(6):G940-8, 2003
2. CE King-VanVlack, JD Mewburn, CK Chapler and PH MacDonald. Endothelial modulation of skeletal muscle blood flow and VO(2) during low- and high-intensity contractions. J Appl Physiol 92:461-468, 2002.
3. PH MacDonald. Ischaemic colitis. Best Practice and Research in Clinical Gastroenterology. 16(1):51-61, 2002 Feb.
4. A Forse, PH MacDonald and CD Mercer. Anastomotic Blood Flow Following Esophagogastrectomy in the Opossum. J of Investigative Surgery 12:45-52,1999.
5. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda, IT Beck, and CD Mercer. The Use of Oximetry in Determining Intestinal Blood Flow. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics 176: 451-458, 1993.
6. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda and IT Beck. The Role of Angiotensin in the Intestinal Vascular Response to Hypotension in a Canine Model. Gastroenterology 103: 57-64, 1992.
7. SJ Vanner, PH MacDonald, WG Paterson, RSA Prentice, LR DaCosta and IT Beck. A Randomized Prospective Trial Comparing Oral Sodium Phosphate with Standard Polyethylene Glycol-Based Lavage Solution (Golytely) in the Preparation of Patients for Colonoscopy. Am J Gastro 85(4): 422-427, 1990.
8. PH MacDonald and RF Pace. Volvulus of the Gallbladder: A Case Report. Can J Surg 33(4): 282-283, 1990.
9. PH MacDonald and CD Mercer. Hepatic Abscess Associated with Subclinical Ulcerative Colitis. Can J Gastro 3(3): 123-125, 1989.


Chapters and Books:
1. 

 
PH MacDonald, IT Beck, D Hurlbut. Ischemic Disease of the Intestine. First Principles of Gastroenterology. 5th edition Thomas & Shaffer 2005.
2.
 
PH MacDonald Publication Review: A Comparison of Botulinum Toxin and Saline for the Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure. GI Motility Education Centres Fall 1998.
3.

 
PH MacDonald, IT Beck. Ischemic Disease of the Intestine. First Principles of Gastroenterology. 3rd edition Thomas & Shaffer 1998.
4.

PH MacDonald, IT Beck. Ischemic Disease of the Intestine. First Principles of Gastroenterology. 2nd edition Thomas & Shaffer 1996.
5.

PH MacDonald, IT Beck. Review of Mesenteric Ischemia. Current Therapy in Internal Medicine Mosby Year Book 1996.
6. PH MacDonald, IT Beck. Mesenteric Ischemia. Current Therapy in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease. Mosby Year Book. 1993.


Presentations and Abstracts:
1.   PH MacDonald. Anal Rectal Disease Case Presentations. Canadian Association of General Surgeons Annual Meeting. Montreal PQ, Sept 2005.
2. PH MacDonald. Colorectal Cancer Screening. Queen's CME, Kingston, ON Nov 2003.
3. PH MacDonald. Virtual Colonoscopy. International College of Surgeons, July 2003, Montreal PQ.
4. PH MacDonald. Surgery in Colorectal Cancer. Kingston Regional Cancer Clinic - Public Education Series, Kingston ON, April 2003.
5. PH MacDonald, JD Mewburn, CE King-VanVlack. Endothelin (ET-1) Mediated Effects on Hamster Small Intestine Submucosal Microcirculation in Response to Hemorragic Shock. Gastroenterology 124(4) (Suppl 1), A-148. 2003.
6. CE King-VanVlack, JD Mewburn, CK Chapler and PH MacDonald. Differential Arteriolar Responses to Endothelin-1 in Hamster Submucosa and Skeletal Muscle. The FASEB J. In press 2002.
7. PH MacDonald, JD Mewburn, CK Chapler and CE King-VanVlack. Endothelin-1 Induced Macromolecular Leakage in Submucosal Microvessels in Guinea Pig Small Intestine. Gastroenterology 120(5)(Suppl 1):A194, 2001.
8. CE King-VanVlack, JD Mewburn, CK Chapler and PH MacDonald. Platelet Activating Factor (PAF) Mediates the Cardiovascular Effects of Endothelin-1 (ET-1) on Submucosal Microvessels in Guinea Pig Small Intestine. The FASEB J 15:A48, 2001.
9. CE King-VanVlack, JD Mewburn, PH MacDonald and CK Chapler. In Vivo Responses of Guinea Pig Submucosal Proximal and Terminal Microvessels to Endothelin-1. The FASEB J. 14:A142, 2000.
10. A Samis and PH MacDonald. An Increased Wound Infection Rate in Colorectal Surgery Associated with the Establishment of Same Day Admission Unit. Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day, Kingston, ON, Mar 2000.
11. A Samis, P Seshradi, J Allen and PH MacDonald. Randomized Trial Comparing Parental Versus Oral/Parental Antibiotics for Wound Prophylaxis in Colorectal Surgery. Canadian Association of General Surgeons - Resident Research Day. Banff, Alberta. June 1999.
12. A Samis, P Seshradi, J Allen and PH MacDonald. Randomized Trial Comparing Parental Versus Oral/Parental Antibiotics for Wound Prophylaxis in Colorectal Surgery. Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day, Kingston, ON. May 1999.
13. PH MacDonald. Risk Factors for Colon Cancer. Eleventh Annual Winter Symposium - Whistler BC., Mar 1999.
14. PH MacDonald and S Vanner. Comparison of Endothelin Vasometer Actions on Arterioles and Venules in the Intestinal Microcirculation. DDW May 1998 New Orleans. Gastroenterology 114(4) part 2, G1606, 1998.
15. P Seshadri and PH MacDonald. Efficacy of Topical Nitroglycerine as an Adjunct in Fissures in Ano. Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day, Kingston, ON. May 1998.
16. MA Cooper, DJ Hurlbut, PH MacDonald and IT Beck. Late Onset of Histologically Aggressive Colonic Polyps. Canadian Digestive Diseases Week. Quebec City, Feb 1997.
17. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda and IT Beck. A Comparison of Small Bowel and Colonic Blood Flow Autoregulation. The World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, California, Oct 1994.
18. PH MacDonald, T Berk, HS Sterns, RS Mcleod and ZC Cohen. The Fate of the Rectum after Ileal-Rectal Anastomosis for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON Sept 1992.
19. PH MacDonald, CD Mercer. The Use of Oximetry in Determining Intestinal Blood Flow. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting. Quebec City, Quebec Canada. Sept 1991.
20. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda, and IT Beck. Blockade of the Angiotensin System Does not Prevent Hypotension Induced Gastric Vasoconstriction. Digestive Disease Week, American Association of Gastroenterology. New Orleans, LA. May 1991.
21. PH MacDonald, CD Mercer. The USe of Oximetry in Determining Intestinal Blood Flow. Digestive Disease Week. Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract. New Orleans, LA. May 1991.
22. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda, and IT Beck. Susceptibility of the Colon to Non-Occlusive Ischemia. North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows. San Diego, CA. Feb 1991.
23. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda and IT Beck. Effect of Captopril on Canine Stomach Vascular Resistance. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting. Toronto, ON Canada. Sept 1990.
24. PH MacDonald, PK Dinda and IT Beck. Susceptibility of the Colon to Non-Occlusive Ischemia. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Annual Meeting. Toronto, ON Canada. Sept 1990.