Dr Heather Stuart

Dr Heather Stuart – MD FRCSC

Positions and Roles

General Surgeon & Surgical Oncologist, Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital

Consultant Surgical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency


Master of Science – University of British Columbia, 2006

Medical Degree – University of British Columbia, 2010

General Surgery Residency – University of Calgary, 2015

Surgical Oncology Fellowship – University of Miami, 2017

Professional Certification

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology

Certified by the Royal College of Canada in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology

Clinical Areas of Expertise

Thyroid disease

Parathyroid disease


Adrenal tumors

Neuroendocrine tumors and carcinomas

Academic/Research Focus

Clinical outcomes: Surgical management of melanoma, emergency oncology, and neuroendocrine tumors

Infrastructure development for provincial surgical oncology

List of Publications