Physician Profile

Robert G. Turnbull


University of Alberta

Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery

Office: Surgicorp
205 Tawa Centre
3017 - 66 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6K 4B2

Ph. (780)461-6012
Fax (780)461-5442


MD, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, 1989

Rotating Internship, Royal Alexandria Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, 1989-1990

Residency, General Surgery , University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, 1990-1995

Msc (Experimental Surgery), University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, 1992-1993

Fellowship, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1996-1998

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Canada (FRCSC)

Licentiate - Medical Council of Canada

Licentiate - Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons

Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery

Past and Current Appointments

  • ‍Assistant Clinical Professor - University of Alberta
  • Medical Staff - Vascular Surgeon - Capital Health Region
  • Capital Health Regional Wound Care Committee
  • Grey Nuns Hospital Surgery Management Committee

Clinical Interests

All aspects of Vascular Surgery

  • Aortic, Carotid, Peripheral arterial surgery
  • Endovascular therapeutics
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Dialysis access surgery
  • Venous surgery, Sclerotherapy, Laser therapy
  • Resident and Medical Student education in vascular Surgery
  • Re-structuring and unification of Vascular Surgical Services in Edmonton
  • Evolution of endovascular surgery in Edmonton

Course Certifications