Dr. Ashley Vergis


General Surgeon

Dr. Vergis completed his Doctor of Medicine (2002) and residency in general surgery (2008) at the University of Manitoba while concurrently earning a Masters of Medical Education through the University of Dundee, Scotland. He then completed a clinical fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at the University of Toronto after obtaining his Canadian and American Board Certifications in general surgery.

He currently is an Associate Professor of surgery at the University of Manitoba. He is also the minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship program director, postgraduate surgical skills director, and the clinical lead for the provincial bariatric surgery program. His clinical and research interests focus on laparoscopic/bariatric surgery and surgical education.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
  • The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association

Academic Qualifications

  • 2004 - 2007 Master of Medical Education, University of Dundee, Scotland
  • 1998 - 2002 Doctor of Medicine, University of Manitoba
  • 1995 - 1998 Bachelor of Science, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba
Specialty Training
  • 2003 - 2008 General Surgery, University of Manitoba
  • 2002 - 2003 General Surgery Intern, University of Saskatchewan
  • 2008-2009 Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Toronto
  • 2016 Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • 2011 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • 2008 Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery
  • 2008 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • 2008 Certified Specialist General Surgery (RCPSC)
  • 2003 Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada

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