Philip Gordon

Dr. Gordon, 75, died on April 11, 2018, after a brave fight against cancer. After joining the JGH in 1974, he became known for his wicked wit and, above all, his compassion for the patients in whose lives he made such a significant difference.

Read more about Dr. Gordon:
 A Canadian pioneer in colorectal surgery


Senior Surgeon, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital

Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital

Professor, Departments of Surgery and Oncology, McGill University

Director, Section of Colorectal Surgery, McGill University

Medical School

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK


Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC

Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Clinical Specialties

Surgical Oncology; Colorectal Cancer; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Anorectal Disease (including anal cancer); Anal incontinence.

Research Interests

Genetics of colon and rectal cancer.

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