Faculty & Staff

· Abdel Aziz Shaheen
· Carla Coffin
· Cathy Lu
· Chris N. Andrews
· Christian Turbide
· Christopher Ma
· Cynthia H. Seow
· Gil Kaplan
· Henry Nguyen
· Humberto Jijon
· Joan Heatherington
· Jon Meddings
· Jose G.P. Ferraz
· Kelly Burak
· Kerri Novak
· Lawrence Price
· Lisa Douglas
· Maitreyi Raman
· Marie-Louise Martin
· Mark Swain
· Matthew Sadler
· Meredith Borman
· Paul James Belletrutti
· Paul L. Beck
· Puja Kumar
· Remo Panaccione
· Ronald Bridges
· Samuel Lee
· Sandra Anderson
· Stephen Congly
· Yasmin Nasser

Foothills Medical Centre

Kelly Burak, MD, MSc (Epid), FRCPC

Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean (CME & PD), Liver Unit

Administration Office:
Phone: 403-210-7197  Fax: 403-210-9247

Phone: 403-944-5180  Fax: 403-944-6559

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Kelly Burak received his BSc (Biology), MD and Internal Medicine training at the University of Saskatchewan before completing training in Gastroenterology in Calgary. He completed a CASL/MRC Research Fellowship in Hepatology at the University of Calgary followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. In 2005, Dr. Burak was awarded his MSc in Epidemiology from the University of Calgary for his thesis entitled “Does the MELD score predict mortality before and after liver transplantation at the University of Alberta?” In 2012, Dr. Burak obtained a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia.

Dr. Burak is currently a Professor of Medicine at the UofC and is the past Director of the Southern Alberta Liver Transplant Clinic. He has a passion for Medical Education and has won a number of teaching awards, both locally and nationally, including the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Young Educator Award in 2010. In 2017, Dr. Burak became the Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development at the University of Calgary and the Co-Lead of the Physician Learning Program. 


Clinical/Research Interests

His clinical and research interests include liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and medical education. He has served as the principal investigator on more than 20 clinical trials in the areas of viral hepatitis, HCC, autoimmune hepatitis and cholestatic liver disease and has more than 80 peer reviewed publications, including the Canadian HCC guidelines which he co-authored. He has chaired the Liver Data Working Group and serves on the Information Systems Advisory Committee (ISAC) for Canadian Blood Services.



See PubMed https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/?term=burak+k+%5Bau%5D+%22last+20+year%22+%5Bdp%5D

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