About CJS

The Canadian Journal of Surgery (CJS) is an open access journal. All articles published are available free of charge on this website as well as on PubMed Central. The handle for CJS is Can J Surg on PubMed and @canjsurg on Twitter.

The mission of CJS is to contribute to the effective continuing medical education of Canadian surgical specialists, using innovative techniques when feasible, and to provide surgeons with an effective vehicle for the dissemination of observations in the areas of clinical and basic science research.

Editors in Chief

Edward J. Harvey, MD, Montréal

Lieutenant Colonel Vivian C. McAlister, MB, London

Managing Editor

Wendy Carroll, Ottawa

Editorial Coordinator

Holly Clark, Ottawa

Associate Editors

BASIC SCIENCE AND SURGICAL BIOLOGY
Ian McGilvray, MD, PhD, Toronto
Timothy Daniels, MD, Toronto

BREAST SURGERY
Muriel Brackstone, MD, London

CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Michel Carrier, MD, Montréal
Michael Chu, MD, London

CRITICAL CARE
Raymond Kao, MD, London

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Sam Wiseman, MD, Vancouver

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE
Michelle Ghert, MD, Hamilton
Kelly Vogt, London

GASTROINTESTINAL AND COLORECTAL SURGERY
Marcus Burnstein, MD, Toronto
Jason Park, MD, Winnipeg

GLOBAL SURGERY
Dan Deckelbaum, MD, Montréal

GENERAL SURGERY
Daniel Birch, MD, Edmonton
Andrew Beckett, Montréal

HEPATOBILIARY AND PANCREATIC SURGERY
Shiva Jayaraman, MD, Toronto

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Carol Hutchison, MD, Calgary

MILITARY MEDICINE
Homer Tien, MD, Toronto
Carlos Rodriguez, Bethesda

ORTHOPEDIC FOOT AND ANKLE SURGERY
Karl-André Lalonde, MD, Ottawa

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
Graham Elder, MD, Sault Ste. Marie

PEDIATRIC SURGERY, ORTHOPEDIC
James G. Wright, MD, MPh, Toronto

SPINAL SURGERY
Raja Rampersaud, MD, Toronto

SPORTS MEDICINE
Paul Martineau, MD, Montréal

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
Geoff Porter, MD, Halifax

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, MUSCULOSKELETAL
Frank O’Dea, MD, St. John’s

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, SOFT TISSUE
Chris de Gara, MB MS, Edmonton

THORACIC SURGERY
John Yee, MD, Vancouver
Richard Malthaner, London

TRAUMA SURGERY, ORTHOPEDIC
William Dust, MD, Saskatoon

TRAUMA SURGERY, SOFT TISSUE
Mary vanWijngaarden-Stephens, MD, Edmonton
Morad Hameed, MD, Vancouver
Chad Ball, Calgary

VASCULAR SURGERY
Kent Mackenzie, MD, Montréal
Tom Forbes, Toronto

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