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.

The Canadian Journal of Surgery (CJS) is owned by Joule Inc., a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association.

Editors in Chief

Edward J. Harvey, MD, Montréal

Chad G. Ball, MD, Calgary

Managing Editor

Wendy Carroll, Ottawa

Manuscript Editor

Gloria Baker, Ottawa

Editorial Coordinator

Holly Clark, Ottawa

Associate Editors

BARIATRIC SURGERY
Scott Gmora, MD, Hamilton

BREAST SURGERY
Muriel Brackstone, MD, London

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

CRITICAL CARE
Raymond Kao, MD, London

DIGITAL MEDIA
Ameer Farooq, MD, Calgary

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Jesse Pasternak, MD, Toronto

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

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

GLOBAL SURGERY
Dan Deckelbaum, MD, Montreal
Vanessa Fawcett, MD, Edmonton

GENERAL SURGERY
Andrew Beckett, MD, Montreal
Hamish Hwang, MD, Vernon

HEPATOBILIARY AND PANCREATIC SURGERY
Shiva Jayaraman, MD, Toronto
Peter Kim, MD, Vancouver

MILITARY MEDICINE
Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD, Bethesda

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
Graham Elder, MD, Sault Ste. Marie
Karl-André Lalonde, MD, Ottawa
Prism Schneider, MD, Calgary

PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Mary Brindle, MD, Calgary

SPORTS MEDICINE
Paul Martineau, MD, Montreal

SURGICAL EDUCATION
Adrian Harvey, MD, Calgary

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
Geoff Porter, MD, Halifax

THORACIC SURGERY
Richard Malthaner, MD, London
Jonathan Spicer, MD, Montreal

TRAUMA SURGERY
William Dust, MD, Saskatoon
Rob Leeper, MD, London
Sandy Widder, MD, Edmonton

VASCULAR SURGERY
April Boyd, MD, Winnipeg
Tom Forbes, MD, Toronto

Questions?

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For any other questions about CJS, email cjs@cma.ca.