Academic title(s): 

Full professor, McGill University, Department of surgery


Chief Clinical Officer of the Technological Transition, Director, Division of General Surgery, Surgical Director of Quality, McGill University Health Centre

ERCP- Site lead for Royal Victoria Hospital at MUHC

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC

Research Interest:

Discussion of the bile duct, liver and pancreas for patients who suffer from cancer or have had a liver transplantation.

Epidemiology, General Surgery


Dr. Barkun is a liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery specialist at the McGill University Health Centre. He holds a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology and bio-statistics. In addition, Dr. Barkun is a full professor at McGill University in the department of surgery and has been involved in the development of a computerized clinical file for the McGill University Health Centre since 2001 where he has also been serving as Clinical Director of technological transition since 2008.


MD CM, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada

Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners of the United States of America

MSc Epidemiology, McGill University

Fellowship Training: 

Experimental Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University

General and Trauma Surgery, Klinik Merheim, Cologne, Germany, University of Cologne

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Toronto General Hospital


Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) 

1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1