Dr. Chris Cobourn, MD, FRCS(C)
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- Chief of Surgery at Trillium Health Centre from 1995-2006
- Member of the Canadian Obesity Network and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
- Belongs to several professional organizations including the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons and others
- CEO of Smartshape Weight Loss Centre, Canada’s first Centre of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (COEMBS)
Dr. Chris Cobourn is a Bariatric and General Surgeon, currently serving as the Medical Director & Surgeon at the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre in Mississauga, Canada.
Dr. Cobourn is a pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in the Mississauga area, introducing the technique to the area in 1991. Dr. Cobourn, who has full hospital privileges at the Trillium Health Partners, is an expert in not only bariatric surgery, but also gallbladder removal, hernia repair and advanced bowel surgery. In addition to advanced laparoscopic surgery, he also specializes in Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery.
Dr. Cobourn is active in international organizations and conferences, including serving on expert committees and panels to establish worldwide practices for bariatric surgery. In 2011, he was invited to speak at the 2nd Annual Obesity Summit and the XVI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, both prestigious speaking roles. He is also accredited as a Centre of Excellence Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation.
For more information on Dr. Chris Cobourn, visit his LinkedIn profile.
Dr. Chris Cobourn graduated with a medical degree from Western University in Ontario in 1983. He completed his surgical residence in 1988 from the University of Toronto and began practicing medicine in Mississauga in 1991.
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