Dr. Bernard Langer — inductee into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. Bernard Langer — inductee into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Can J Surg 2015;58(2):80-82 | PDF

Paul D. Greig, MD; Ori D. Rotstein, MD

Summary

Dr. Bernard Langer’s induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame acknowledges his profound effect on medicine and surgery in Canada and an impact that has been truly international. In this brief biography, we highlight the major accomplishments that have made Dr. Langer a pre-eminent leader, innovator, teacher and exemplary surgeon.


Accepted for publication Feb. 26, 2015

Affiliations: From the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto (Rotstein, Greig); St. Michael’s Hospital (Rotstein); and the University Health Network (Greig), Toronto, Ont.

Competing interests: None declared.

Contributors: Both authors contributed substantially to the conception, writing and revision of this commentary and approved the final version for publication.

DOI: 10.1503/cjs.003315

Correspondence to: O. Rotstein, St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond St., Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8; rotsteino@smh.ca