Dr. Christopher Schlachta

Christopher Schlachta

Dr. Christopher M. Schlachta, BSc (Hons), MDCM, FRCSC, FACS, is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. He is also Medical Director of CSTAR, a member of the Boards of Governors of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and a past President of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons.

Dr. Schlachta is known for his clinical expertise in advanced minimally invasive surgery and in particular laparoscopic and computer-assisted surgery for gastrointestinal disease and cancer where he has accomplished world and Canadian firsts. He is an award-winning educator and researcher who has also been published in over 200 journal articles, text book chapters and abstracts.