Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, MD, MHSc, FRCSC, FACS

Dr. Kirkpatrick is a Professor in both the Departments of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine at the Foothills Medical Centre of the University of Calgary,and the former Medical Director of Regional Trauma Services.

Dr. Kirkpatrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa, with fellowships in Surgery and Critical Care at the University of Toronto with a Master’s degree in Epidemiology at the University of British Columbia.

He is a past President of the Trauma Asociation of Canada and the Abdominal Compartment Society.

Dr. Kirkpatrick has more than 500 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, mainly concerning intra-abdominal hypertension, emergency sonography, hypothermia, aerospace medicine and occult pneumothoraces. He is a past-President of the Trauma Association of Canada and the Abdominal Compartment Society, as well as past executive member of the Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society and the Canadian Asociation of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Committees.

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