David Bigam, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Director, Divison of General Surgery
Section Chief, General Surgery, Edmonton Zone
Site Chief of Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital
Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Surgery Dept

Contact

Director, Divison of General Surgery

Section Chief, General Surgery, Edmonton Zone

Site Chief of Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Surgery Dept
Email
dbigam@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 407-1466
Address
2D4.38 WMC Mackenzie Health Science Centre
8440 - 112 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2B7

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Hepatobiliary Oncology & Transplantation Neonatal Physiology


About

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.


Research

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.