Dr. Chris Compeau

Dr. Chris Compeau - Western Toronto Thoracic Associates

MD, FRCSC

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Surgeon in Chief

Phone: 416-530-6530
Fax: 416-530-6529

Suite 214, 30 The Queensway,
Toronto, Ontario

Surgeon-In-Chief, St. Joseph's Hospital

Christopher has been a member of the Department of Surgery since 1996. Dr. Compeau graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto where he completed his residency. He has received a number of prestigious awards and honours for excellence in both research and teaching.

Dr. Compeau is the former Department Head of General and Thoracic Surgery. He is the current Surgeon-in-Chief at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Compeau’s has clinical expertise in minimally invasive general and thoracic surgery, including a special interest in chest wall deformities (pectus evacatum and carinatum). 

Publications

  1. Hanna WC, Ko MA, Blitz M, Shargall Y, Compeau CG. Thoracoscopic Nuss procedure for young adults with pectus excavatum: excellent midterm results and patient satisfaction. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sept; 96(3):1033-6.
  2. Sugimura H, Spratt EH, Compeau CG, Kattail D, Shargall. Thoracoscopic sympathetic clipping for hyperhidrosis: long-term results and reversibility. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jun; 137(6):1370-6
  3. Compeau CG, Keshavjee S. Management of Tracheal Neoplasms. Oncologist. 1996; 1(6):347-353.
  4. Compeau CG, Ma J, DeCampos KN, Waddell TK, Brisseau GF, Slutsky AS, Rotstein OD. In situ ischemia and hypoxia enhance alveolar macrophage tissue factor expression. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1994 Oct;11(4):446-55.
  5. Hirai T, Waddell TK, DeCampos KN, Compeau CG, Wada H, Hitomi S, Patterson GA, Slutsky AS. A short course of FK506 can induce limited donor-specific graft acceptance. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Aug;58(2):496-501.