Safieddine, Najib

Safieddine NDr. Najib Safieddine, MD, FRCSC 

Staff Surgeon,Toronto East General Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Courtesy Staff,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center and Royal Victoria Hospital

Royal College Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery
Toronto East General Hospital

Chest Centre (G2)

825 Coxwell Avenue
Toronto, ON M4C 3E7
Tel: 416 469-2345
Fax: 416 469-9527


Residency:General Surgery, University of Toronto, 2007
Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, 2009
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center/UCLA,California, 2010

Clinical Focus:  Thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS), quality improvement.

Academic Focus:  Surgical Education

Dr. Safieddine graduated from the University of Western Ontario medical school in 2002 and completed the General Surgery Residency training program in 2007 followed by a Thoracic Surgery fellowship, both at the University of Toronto, where he graduated in 2009.  He then completed a  fellowship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre/UCLA in California in2010.  He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Safieddine joined the surgical staff of Toronto East General Hospital in2011 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Safieddine's interests include thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery (VATS), and quality improvement in surgical care.