Hepatobiliary Oncology & Transplantation Neonatal Physiology
Dr. Bigam is the Director of the Division of General Surgery, Section Head, Division of General Surgery, Edmonton Zone, and Site Chief of Surgery at the University of Alberta Hospital. His area of specialty is Hepatobiliary Oncology and Transplantation, where he has maintained a clinical practice at the University Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for the past 22-years. In addition, Dr. Bigam is an active member of the Islet Transplant Team and Director of the Whole Organ Pancreas, and Intestinal Transplant Programs at the University of Alberta Hospital. Most recently he was named the National Representative for Divisional Directors to the Royal College Specialty Committee in General Surgery.
Aside from his clinical practice, Dr. Bigam is also the Past Director of the Clinician Investigator Program here at the University of Alberta, where he remains a Committee Member, promoting a formal environment for clinical residents to obtain the necessary research training and additional skills to promote their careers as clinician scientists. To date, Dr Bigam has supervised four PhD Students as well as over 20 MSc Student to successful defense.