The Department of Surgery partners with hospitals across the greater Ottawa area, the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine, local research institutes, and academic medical organizations.


Our surgeons deliver care across the Ottawa region: 

We have distributed medical educators (DMEs) at other hospitals in the Ottawa region, including:

The Department of Surgery has forged strong partnerships with each of its clinical divisions at the hospitals across Ottawa:

Faculty of Medicine

The Department of Surgery works closely with the Faculty of Medicine to support education and research, via the Dean, Vice Dean – Research, Vice Dean – Undergraduate Education, and Vice Dean – Postgraduate Medical Education.

Undergraduate Education

Visit the undergraduate website for information about undergraduate medical education.

Postgraduate Education

Please view the list of our postgraduate program directors and the Office of Education staff, who coordinate postgraduate education in staff directory.

Research Institutes

Research in the department is supported through strong relationships with OHRI (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute), uOHI (uOttawa Heart Institute), and the CHEO Research Institute.

Some of our major research institute partners:


TOHAMO is an unincorporated association whose members are: The Medical Staff of The Ottawa Hospital as represented by Ottawa Hospital Physician Associates Inc (OHPA). The University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital are co-signatories to the agreement.  The Members are concerned with the provision of clinical services, medical education and basic and applied health research for the population served by the Academic Health Science Centre.

External Partners

Numerous external partners support the clinical and academic missions of the hospital.

Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

The Champlain LHIN's mandate is to ensure health services are well-organized, appropriately funded, and meet the health needs of the 1.3 million residents.

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is working to establish a patient-focused, results-driven, integrated and sustainable publicly funded health system. Its plan for building a sustainable public health care system in Ontario is based on helping people stay healthy, delivering good care when people need it, and protecting the health system for future generations.