C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

Dr. C. Dale Mercer reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Mercer is a Professor of the Department of Surgery at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His clinical interests include esophageal motility, the esophagus, and other upper gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Mercer is a member of numerous medical societies and has authored or coauthored more than 100 publications.

Education and Training

MD: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1978

Internship in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1978–1979

Residency in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1979–1982

Chief Resident in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1982–1983

Howard Wright Fellow in General and Thoracoesophageal Surgery: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1983–1985

Certifications

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Academic Appointments

Queen's University, Kingston, ON:

  • Professor, General Surgery, 1999–present
  • Associate Professor, General Surgery, 1991–1999
  • Assistant Professor, General Surgery, 1985–1991

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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