Diseases of the Colon and Rectum


Video Session Demo and Booth Presentation at 2014 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting (May 17~21) in Hollywood Florida

Dr. Boushey will present at the upcoming American Society Of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ASCRS) meeting in Hollywood Florida - video session demonstrating how to repair parastomal hernia.

Dr. Boushey’s team will demonstrate a patient decision aid tool in the exhibition area during the conference.  This is a new innovative, patient centered tool developed by Dr. Boushey’s team at The Ottawa Hospital to improve patients’ knowledge and participation in the decision process related to rectal cancer.The goal is to make this tool available to all surgeons and patients around the world undergoing rectal cancer surgery.  The tool is currently being tested at The Ottawa Hospital as part of an ongoing clinical study.

Dr. Boushey is invited as a speaker at the Canadian Surgery Forum post graduate course in Vancouver, Canada

The presentation will be on "Tips for improving colonoscopic polypectomy".

Welcome to Dr. Robin Boushey's Website
Dr. Robin P Boushey, BSc, MD, PhD, CIP, FRCSC;
Dr. Robin Boushey

Colorectal and Minimally Invasive Surgeon • Director General Surgery Research • Investigator Ottawa Health Research Institute • Site Lead for Colorectal Cancer in the Champlain Region • Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Ottawa

The Ottawa Hospital has become a world-class centre of excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). Dr. Robin Boushey is a colorectal surgeon and a minimally invasive surgeon at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus. Dr. Robin Boushey’s main clinical interests focus on all types of colorectal diseases with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery and colorectal cancer. He completed a MIS Fellowship at The Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery in St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto. He acquired additional training in colon and rectal surgery at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, USA. He offers state of the art surgical techniques to patients, including MIS, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS), and Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Surgery (HALS). He also performs diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies and sees many patients for endoscopic removal of large colonic polyps and tumours.

Dr. Robin Boushey is a dynamic participant in multiple surgical societies. His contributions to the medical literature include 48 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 16 book chapters. He has made multiple presentations at national meetings. He educates students and residents on a daily basis. Dr. Robin Boushey currently holds 2 international patents under his name.


“Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is becoming the gold standard in surgical care and the latest technology in the new operating suites helps The Ottawa Hospital and its physicians stay at the forefront of health care services."

- The Ottawa Hospital Reports