Dr. Maher Matar
Dr. Maher Matar
Program Director - General Surgery
Assistant Professor
Clinician Investigator - Clinical Epidemiology Program

The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus, 737 Parkdale Ave
613-798-5555 ext. 18936

General, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Administrative Assistants:
Christine Fraser (Mat Leave)
Spencer Arthurs
Cailie Szola


Administrative appointments

  • Program Director for General Surgery

Fellowship training

  • Trauma Surgery, University of Ottawa, 2014-15
  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, The Medical University of South Carolina, 2016-17

Residency training

  • General Surgery, McGill University, 2008-14

Medical doctorate

  • University of Ottawa, 2004-08

Other degrees

  • Master of Health Administration, Telfer School of Management, 2015-17
  • Bachelor of Science with Honors in Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, 2000-04

Research interests

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction