Dr. Robert Zeldin graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1977. He trained in General Surgery at the University of Toronto, obtaining his Fellowship in 1982. He subspecialized in Thoracic Surgery at University of Toronto and University of California, San Diego and received his Certificate of Special Competence in Thoracic Surgery in 1984. He has been a member of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto since 1984 and is an Associate Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. He is currently on active staff at Michael Garron Hospital as Leader of that Division. He is also on courtesy staff in the Departments of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital. He is the Medical Director of Surgical Oncology at Michael Garron Hospital. Dr. Zeldin is the Section Chair for Thoracic Surgery at the Ontario Medical Association.
Dr. Zeldin's clinical interests lie in the areas of thoracic oncology, minimally invasive surgery and the treatment of hyperhidrosis. Research interests involve engineering patient flow through the diagnostic and treatment journey.