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Scott B. Gmora
MD, FRCSC, FACS

Scott B. Gmora

Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery Director

Bariatric Clinic, St Joseph's Health Hamilton Associate Professor

Department of Surgery McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Scott Gmora is an Associate Professor of Surgery at McMaster University specializing in minimally invasive gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery. He completed his medical training at Queen's University receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2002. He underwent residency training in general surgery at the University of Calgary and obtained specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Surgery in 2007. Dr. Gmora subsequently pursued 2 years of fellowship training in Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at the University of Miami's Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, Florida. In 2009, he completed an additional year of fellowship training in minimally invasive GI and bariatric surgery under Dr. Julio Teixeira at Columbia University's St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital in New York.

Dr. Gmora serves as the Ontario Bariatric Network's provincial lead for the Primary Care Engagement Task Force. He is also an active member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Examination Committee.

Dr. Gmora is an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS), the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) and other professional societies.