Within the Saskatoon Health Authority, members of the Division of General Surgery are based at each of the three affiliated teaching hospitals, including the Royal University HospitalSaskatoon City Hospital, and St. Paul’s Hospital. The spectrum of clinical practice and interest among Division members includes pediatric surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, general thoracic and esophageal surgery, surgical oncology, hepatobiliary surgery, colorectal surgery, trauma and critical care, and transplant surgery.

The Division supports a postgraduate residency training program, and has a wide range of research interests.


Each Resident is required to undertake a research project under faculty direction and will present a paper based on the research during Resident Research Days.

Resident Research Coordinator for the Division of General Surgery is TBD.

Residency Training Program

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2021 CaRMS Welcome


Dr. J. Shaw
Head, Division of General Surgery
Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 0W8

Administrative Assistant
Treena Stephen,
Executive Assistant to the Division Head

Dr. Stephen Korkola
(306) 766-6911
(306) 766-6917

Regina General Hospital, Plains Surgical Associates
3rd Floor, Medical Office Wing
1440 - 14th Avenue
Regina, SK   S4P 0W5

Dr. Gavin Beck
Program Director

Dr. Dilip Gill
Associate Program Director

Karen Bader
Program Administrator

Keri Dewar
Program Administrator

Dr. Niroshan Sothilingam
Co-Program Director

Dr. Suzie Harriman
Co-Program Director

Karen Bader
Program Administrator
Room 70 Ellis Hall, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8