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Sandra de Montbrun

Sandra de Montbrun

Assistant Professor: General & Colorectal Surgery
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Dr. Sandra de Montbrun is a General and Colorectal Surgeon at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  Dr. de Montbrun completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Waterloo and Medical School at the University of Toronto. Following this she completed her General Surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

​Dr. de Montbrun then completed a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Toronto with a focus on colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.  During her fellowship she earned a Master’s in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She was also a fellow at the Wilson Centre at the University Health Network. Her research focused on using simulation to develop platforms to assess the technical competence of surgical trainees. 

​Dr. de Montbrun was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery and Surgeon Scientist at the University of Toronto from 2012 until 2019.  During this time she completed her PhD at the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto. She also worked closely with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American College of Surgeons leading two major committees in developing tools to assess technical competence of surgical trainees. She built a busy colorectal surgery practice at St. Michael’s Hospital, focusing on both complex colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

​Dr. de Montbrun has moved her practice to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital bringing her expertise to serve the community in the management of colorectal disease including: colon cancer, rectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticular disease, and perianal disease (hemorrhoids, perianal fistulas, anal fissure). She now calls the beautiful city of Oakville her home, with her husband, and two daughters.