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Ian Choy
BEng, MEd, MD, FRCSC

Ian Choy

Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct): General & Colorectal Surgery
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
McMaster University

Dr Ian Choy is a General and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  He completed a bachelor of Engineering Physics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.  He then went on to obtain his Medical Degree at McMaster University after which he started his residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto.  

 During his residency, Dr Choy completed the Surgeon Scientist Program and obtained a Master in Education at the University of Toronto Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.  He was also a research fellow at the Wilson Centre at the University Health Network, with a research focus on developing laparoscopic surgery programs in low-middle income countries.  He has worked extensively throughout Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Ghana.

Dr. Choy then went to Sydney, Australia where he obtained subspecialty training in the field of Colorectal Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.  During this program he advanced his skills in the management of colorectal oncology, laparoscopic and minimally invasive colorectal surgery, and the management of complex benign colorectal diseases.

 Dr. Choy currently has privileges to operate at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital and Joseph Brant Hospital.  He is also the physician lead of the Colorectal Diagnostic Assessment Program (CR DAP), and is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University where he is involved in teaching surgical residents, and developing a formalized simulation program at OTMH.