A better future starts here.

The Canadian Consortium for Research in Pediatric Surgery is a consortium aimed at improving pediatric surgical care through high-quality, collaborative research.


We provide a platform for conducting collaborative, multi-institutional research on patients.

Quality Research

We maintain the highest degree of quality in conducting research.

Ethical Standards

We ensure that all processes follow the best research methods and ethical standards.

Our Mission

We go further together

The mission of CanCORPS is to improve pediatric surgical care through high-quality collaborative research.

If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.”

African Proverb

We are Dedicated to Success
Provide a platform
Streamline protocols
Maintain integrity
Disseminate knowledge
Our Members

Members across Canada

Sherif Emil, MD, CM

Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Hannah Piper, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Pramod Puligandla, MD, M.Sc. 

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Dr. Natashia Seemann

Associate Director Children’s Hospital 

Dr. Ahmed Nasr

Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery

Natalie L. Yanchar, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)

Clinical Professor in Surgery, University of Calgary

Richard Keijzer, MD, PhD, MSc, FACS

Thorlakson Chair in Surgical Research

Andreana Butter

Chair/Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Melanie Morris

Associate Professor

Ioana Bratu

Pediatric General Surgeon

Nelson Piché

Pediatric Surgeon

Reto M. Baertschige


Amanda Hall

Assistant Professor Department of Surgery

Elena Guadagno

Research Project Manager

Pascale Prasil

Clinical Teacher, University Laval

Robert Baird

Clinical Associate Professor

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