Dr. Charles Scudamore

BSc MSc MD FACS FRCS(C) FRCS(C)

General Surgeon

Dr. Charles Scudamore is a highly skilled, Royal College Board-Certified General Surgeon with special interests in Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Oncology and Trauma. Apart from working at our False Creek Healthcare Centre, he also serves as a Staff Surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital; Surgical Director of the BC Liver Transplant Program and Developed Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at the University of British Columbia. He received his Medical Doctorate (MD) from the University of British Columbia in 1975, followed by a one-year internship at the San Francisco Teaching Hospitals, University of California. He completed his Residency from the University of British Columbia, Division of General Surgery in 1981. Dr. Scudamore also holds a Master’s of Science in Surgery. Dr. Scudamore is an expert on the early recognition of pancreatic cancer as well as advanced colorectal metastases to the liver. He has led efforts to increase the number of liver transplants performed in British Columbia. His research—including the creation and support of the British Columbia Pancreatic Research Network—is focused on improving patient outcomes for those with pancreatic cancer. In recognition of his outstanding work and continuous contributions, Dr. Scudamore was a recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Dr. Charles Scudamore is accredited by the following institutions:


Memberships and Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • British Columbia Medical Association
  • British Columbia Surgical Association
  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons
  • Canadian Liver Foundation
  • Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Canadian Transplant Society
  • International Transplant Society
  • International Biliary Association
  • North Pacific Surgical Association
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Academic Qualifications

  • Fellowship - American College of Surgeons - 1986
  • Masters of Science in Surgery - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 1985
  • Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of England - 1982
  • Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh - 1982
  • Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - 1981
  • General Surgery Residency - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 1981
  • Internship - San Francisco Teaching Hospitals/University of California - San Francisco, California - 1976
  • Medical Doctorate - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 1975
  • Bachelors of Science - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 1972

Achievements & Awards

  • Surgical Director of the BC Liver Transplant Program at the University of British Columbia
  • Developed Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at the University of British Columbia
  • Recently Won the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • Creator of the British Columbia Pancreatic Research Network
  • Scientific Researcher

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