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Federico Pampaloni
MD, FRCSC, MSc

Federico Pampaloni

Assistant Clinical Professor, General & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Surgery, McMaster University
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Federico Pampaloni is Staff General Surgeon at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. He completed his medical degree and residency in General Surgery at the University of Florence, Italy. He practiced for 8+ years as Staff General Surgeon in Florence. He achieved on November 2000, under the guidance of Prof. Jacques Marescaux, the Diploma in Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery at the European Institute of Telesurgery, University of Strasbourg (EITS), France. On September 2009 he came to Canada where he completed 2 years of Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery & Bariatric at the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS), Mc Master University, under the guidance of Dr. Mehran Anvari. In 2012, he completed a 1-year Clinical Fellowship in Trauma, McMaster University, under the guidance of Dr. Samir Faidi. He joined the Department of Surgery at McMaster University on July 2013 as a Clinical Scholar completing his Master’s Degree in Health Science Education in June 2016. During this time, he developed a significant skill set in elective as well as acute care surgery of intrabdominal disorders using minimally invasive techniques. He then joined the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on September 2017. He was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University on March 2018. He has an interest in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of diseases of upper GI tract (hiatal hernias, gastric cancer, GIST), gallbladder, lower GI tract (diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, colon and rectal cancer), abdominal wall (ventral and inguinal hernias), solid organs (adrenal, spleen), acute care surgery, upper endoscopy and colonoscopy. Interesting videos of his surgeries can be found on his personal website www.drpampaloni.com.