C. Marius HoogerboordMB ChB MMed MSc FCS(SA) FRCSC FACS

Assistant professor

Phone: 902-473-7272
Fax: 902-473-5147
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, VG Site
Room 8-821, Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Foregut surgery
  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Simulation training and telementoring low and middle income countries
  • Access to surgical care low and middle income countries
  • Collaboration on research and teaching low and middle income countries


  • MB ChB cum laude (University of the Orange Free State, South Africa)
  • General Surgery Residency (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • MMed Surgery (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship (Dalhousie University)
  • MSc Community Health and Epidemiology (Dalhousie University)

Research interests

Dr. Hoogerboord’s research interests include global health, specifically simulation training and telementoring, promoting access to surgical care and developing local teaching and research capacity through academic partnerships in low and middle income countries. He is also interested in advancing the surgical management of benign foregut disease and complex abdominal wall hernias, and improving perioperative care through Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways.

Service and activity

  • Associate Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program, Dalhousie University
  • MIS Service Chief
  • Surgical Site Chief, Hants Community Hospital