Department of Surgery
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Shahzeer Karmali is a minimally invasive gastrointestinal/bariatric surgeon based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Calgary in 2002 and Fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He was appointed as the Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta in 2008. General surgery representative, CAMIS Expert Advisory Panel Executive member, Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons, Member CAGS Clinical Practice Committee and Committee on Laparoscopy and Endoscopy. Trained at the Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas on the DaVinci “S” HD Surgical Robot 2008. Trained at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio on StomaphyX 2008. Trained at Endosastic Solutions Seattle Washington on EsophyX 2009.
He completes advanced minimally invasive procedures for a wide variety of gastrointestinal diseases, including: GERD, Paraesophageal hernia, Achalasia, Gastric tumours, Colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease, Abdominal wall hernia, Surgery for morbid obesity (gastric bypass and adjustable gastric band).