Fady Balaa


Fady Balaa
General Surgeon

Room: General Campus , 501 Smyth Road
Office: 613-737-8899 ext. 71053

Dr. Fady Balaa


Room: The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus , 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6

Administrative Contact:  Susan Leeder: sleeder@toh.ca

Office: 613-737-8899 ext. 71053



Dr. Balaa received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Ottawa and his MD degree at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Balaa completed general surgery residency and fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the University of Ottawa and fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Balaa has an interest in medical education and medical leadership. He has completed a Masters degree in Medical Education through the Center for Medical Education at the University of Dundee. He is actively involved in curriculum development for surgical skills training in simulated environments. He is a nucleus member of the General Surgery Specialty Committee and is a member of the Examination Board in General Surgery for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He completed a term as program director for the division of general surgery. He also completed a term as the division chief for General Surgery at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Balaa is actively involved in promoting integrated models of care.

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