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Dr. David Robertson
Dr. David Robertson
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Assistant Professor
Attending Staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Contact Info
T. 613.549.6666 ext. 4159
F. 613.548. 2500
Kingston General Hospital 76 Stuart Street,
Kingston, ON K7L 2V7

Research Interests:
• Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
• Use of adipose-derived stem cells in hernia repair
• Development of novel composite hernia mesh
• Bariatric Surgical Outcomes

• 2011 l'Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Montreal, PQ
Mini-Fellowshop in Bariatric Surgery

• 2007-2010 Queen's University, Kingston, ON
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine

• 2004-2009 Queen's University, Kingston, ON
General Surgery

Medical School Graduation:
• 1999-2003 Queen's University, Kingston, ON

• June 30, 2009, FRCSC, Certification in General Surgery

Professional Memberships:
• Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS)
• American Hernia Society (AHS)
• Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
• American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Honours and Awards:
• Canadian Assocation of General Surgeons Resident Award for Teaching Excellence, 2008
• Resident Teaching Award, Queen's University, Kingston, ON 2007
• The A.J. Douglas Prize in Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen's University, 2003
• The National Honor Society, McMaster University, 1999
• McMaster University Student Athlete Award, 1998, 1999

• Robertson D, Drover JW, and Dhaliwal R.; Perioperative Nutrition, IN: Current Topics in Nutrition, Canadian Society for Clinical Nutrition, 2006

• Lavis JN., Robertson D., Woodside JM., McLeod CB., Abelson J. Knowledge Transfer Study Group. How can research organizations more effectively transfer research knowledge to decision makers?. Milbank Quarterly. 81(2):221-48, 171-2, 2003

• Hunter D and Robertson D. Total hip replacement: need far exceeds supply. Can. Med. Assoc. J., Aug 2001; 165: 395