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.


NameAssociated with InstituteCity of PracticeTelephone Number
Bouchard-Fortier, Antoine (Surgical Oncologist)University of CalgaryCalgary
Kurien, Elizabeth (Radiation Oncologist)Tom Baker Cancer CentreCalgary403-521-3515
Mack, Lloyd (Chair, General Surgical Oncology Residency Training Program)Dept. of Surgery and Oncology, University of CalgaryCalgary403-521-3169
Chu, Quincy (Medical Oncologist)Cross Cancer Institute, University of AlbertaEdmonton780-432-8248
Haase, Erika (Surgical Oncologist)Grey Nuns Hospital and Dept. of Surgery, University of AlbertaEdmonton780-735-7000

British Columbia

NameAssociated with InstituteCity of PracticeTelephone Number
Goddard, Karen (Radiation Oncologist)BC Cancer AgencyVancouver
Simmons, Christine (Provincial Chair, Sarcoma Systemic Therapy, BCCA; Medical Oncologist)BCCA Vancouver, Faculty Medicine, University of British ColumbiaVancouver604-877-6000 x2397


NameAssociated with InstituteCity of PracticeTelephone Number
Tozer, Richard (Chief of Oncology)Hamilton Health SciencesHamilton 905-387-9495
Zbuk, Kevin (Associate Professor, Dept. Oncology)McMaster UniversityHamilton905-387-9495
Falkson, Conrad (Head, Radiation Oncology; Head, Radiation Treatment Program)Cancer Centre of SE Ontario, Kingston Health Sciences CentreKingston613-544-2631 x4509
Asmis, Tim (Medical Oncology)Ottawa Hospital Cancer CentreOttawa
Cook, Graham (Radiation Oncologist)Ottawa Hospital Cancer CentreOttawa613-737-7700 x25395
Nessim, Carolyn (Program Director Complex General Surgical Oncology)The Ottawa Hospital, University of OttawaOttawa613-737-8899 x71085
Saidi, KevanHealth Sciences NorthSudbury705-522-9101
Catton, Charles (Radiation Oncologist)Princess Margaret Cancer CentreToronto416-946-2983
Dickson, Brendan (Director of Immunohistochemistry)Mount Sinai HospitalToronto416-946-2983
Ghai, Sangeet (Radiologist)UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College HospitalToronto
Gladdy, Rebecca (Surgical Oncologist)Mount Sinai HospitalToronto416-586-4800 x3812
Gupta, Abha (Oncologist)Hospital for Sick ChildrenToronto416-946-2252
Thipphavong, Seng (Abdominal Radiology)UHN-Mount Sinai Hospital-Women’s College HospitalToronto416-323-6113
Wunder, Jay (Surgeon in Chief, Rubinoff-Gross Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology)Mount Sinai HospitalToronto416-586-4800 x8807


NameAssociated with InstituteCity of PracticeTelephone Number
Aoude, Ahmed (Orthopaedic Surgeon) McGill University Health CentreMontreal514-934-1934 x45929
Alcindor, Thierry (Director, Medical Oncology; Assoc. Director, Oncology Trials; Assoc. Prof. Oncology & Medicine)McGill University Health CentreMontréal514-934-1934 x43118
Cury, Fabio (Radiation Oncologist)McGill University Health CentreMontréal514-934-1934 x42400
Dumitra, Siziana (Surgical Oncologist)McGill University Health CentreMontreal514-340-8222, ext 28248
Freeman, Carolyn (Radiation Oncologist with subspecialty practice in sarcoma and paediatric radiation oncology)McGill University Health Centre Montréal 514-934-1934 x43915
Gervais, Mai-Kim (Surgical Oncologist)Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Université de MontréalMontréal514-252-3400 x4558
Turcotte, Robert (Orthopaedic Oncologist)Centre universitaire de santé McGillMontréal514-934-1934 x31370
Boulanger-Gobeil, Cindy (General Surgical Oncology)CHU de Québec Hôtel-Dieu de QuébecQuebec City418-525-4444
Bédard, Valérie (Surgical Oncology)Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke and Sherbrooke UniversitySherbrooke819-346-1110 x12371


NameAssociated with InstituteCity of PracticeTelephone Number
Deobald, Ray (General Surgery and Surgical Oncology)University of Saskatchewan College of MedicineSaskatoon306-653-3366
Groot, GaryUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoon306-227-8675
Graham, Peter (General Surgical Oncology)University of SaskatchewanSaskatoon306-653-3366


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