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    C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

    C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

    Dr. C. Dale Mercer reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Mercer is a Professor of the Department of Surgery at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His clinical interests include esophageal motility, the esophagus, and other upper gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Mercer is a member of numerous medical societies and has authored or coauthored more than 100 publications.

    Education and Training

    MD: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1978

    Internship in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1978-1979

    Residency in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1979-1982

    Chief Resident in General Surgery: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1982-1983

    Howard Wright Fellow in General and Thoracoesophageal Surgery: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1983-1985


    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

    Academic Appointments

    Queen's University, Kingston, ON:

    • Professor, General Surgery, 1999-present
    • Associate Professor, General Surgery, 1991-1999
    • Assistant Professor, General Surgery, 1985-1991

    Financial Disclosure

    The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Current as of: January 10, 2014

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