If you are diagnosed with a desmoid tumour it is recommended that you be evaluated in a major, academic hospital with expertise in sarcoma. Patients with desmoid tumours should be assessed by a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and nurses.

The following physicians have self-identified as having expertise in the care of patients with desmoid. Please do not contact them yourselves, ask your GP to refer you.

The Desmoid Tumour Foundation of Canada does not and cannot endorse any one of the doctors listed.


Alberta

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Bouchard-Fortier, Antoine
Surgical Oncologist
University of Calgary Calgary Calgary
Kurien, Elizabeth
Radiation Oncologist
Tom Baker Cancer Centre Calgary 403 521 3515
Mack, Lloyd
Chair, General Surgical Oncology Residency Training Program
Dept. of Surgery and Oncology, University of Calgary Calgary 403 521 3169
Chu, Quincy
Medical Oncologist
Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta Edmonton 780 432 8248
Haase, Erika
Surgical Oncologist
Grey Nuns Hospital and Dept. of Surgery, University of Alberta Edmonton 780 735 7000

British Columbia

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Goddard, Karen
Radiation Oncologist
BC Cancer Agency Vancouver
Simmons, Christine
Provincial Chair, Sarcoma Systemic Therapy, BCCA; Medical Oncologist
BCCA Vancouver, Faculty Medicine, University of British Columbia Vancouver 604 877 6000 x2397

Ontario

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Tozer, Richard
Chief of Oncology
Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton 905 387 9495
Zbuk, Kevin
Associate Professor, Dept. Oncology
McMaster University Hamilton 905 387 9495
Falkson, Conrad
Head, Radiation Oncology; Head, Radiation Treatment Program
Cancer Centre of SE Ontario, Kingston Health Sciences Centre Kingston 613 544 2631 s4509
Asmis, Tim
Medical Oncology
Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre Ottawa
Nessim, Carolyn
Program Director Complex General Surgical Oncology
The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa Ottawa 613 737 8899 x71085
Saidi, Kevan
Health Sciences North Sudbury 705 522 9101
Catton, Charles
Radiation Oncologist
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Toronto 416 946 2983
Dickson, Brendan
Director of Immunohistochemistry
Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto 416 946 2983
Ghai, Sangeet
Radiologist
UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College Hospital Toronto
Gladdy, Rebecca
Surgical Oncologist
Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto 416 586 4800 x3812
Gupta, Abha
Oncologist
Hospital for Sick Children Toronto 416 946 2252
Thipphavong, Seng
Abdominal Radiology
UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College Hospital Toronto 416 323 6113
Wunder, Jay
Surgeon in Chief, Rubinoff-Gross Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology
Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto 416 586 4800 x8807
Cook, Graham
Radiation Oncologist
Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre Ottawa 613 737 7700 x25395

Quebec

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Cury, Fabio
Radiation Oncologist
McGill University Health Centre Montréal 514 934-1934 x42400
Freeman, Carolyn
Radiation Oncologist with subspecialty practice in sarcoma and paediatric radiation oncology
McGill University Health Centre Montréal 514 934 1934 ext 43915
Gervais, Mai-Kim
Surgical Oncologist
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Université de Montréal Montréal 514 252 3400 x4558
Goulding, Krista
Orthopaedic Oncologist
McGill University Health Centre Montréal 514 934-1934 x45929
Turcotte, Robert
Orthopaedic Oncologist
Centre universitaire de santé McGill Montréal 514 934 1934 x31370
Boulanger-Gobeil, Cindy
General Surgical Oncology
CHU de Québec Hôtel-Dieu de Québec Quebec City 418-525-4444
Bédard, Valérie
Surgical Oncology
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke and Sherbrooke University Sherbrooke 819 346 1110 x12371

Saskatchewan

Name Associated with Institute City of Practice Telephone Number
Deobald, Ray
General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine Saskatoon 306 653 3366
Groot, Gary
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon 306 227 8675
Graham, Peter
General Surgical Oncology
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon 306 653 3366