Dan Deckelbaum, MD
CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dan Deckelbaum MD CM, MPH, FRCS(C), is the co-director and founder of the Centre for Global Surgery and a critical care physician, trauma and acute care surgeon at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). He is on faculty at the Divisions of Trauma and General Surgery at the McGill University and associate member of the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational health at McGill University. He obtained his subspecialty training in trauma surgery and critical care at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. During his fellowship he completed a Masters of Public Health at the University of Miami. In addition to his passion for clinical practice, he has specific expertise in health system development, spearheading programs across the globe (in partnership with United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Red Cross movement, and governments in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia) to develop pre-hospital systems, augment critical care infrastructure, as well as advance critical care transport systems. Dr. Deckelbaum is the assistant medical director of the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club. With his highly acclaimed clinical achievements, Dr. Deckelbaum has important expertise in the therapeutics of traumatic brain injury as well as ischemic and reperfusion injuries. Dr. Deckelbaum has received numerous awards and recognitions including Grand Challenges Canada.