David Schaeffer

Degrees / Designations 

MD, FRCPC

Email Address 
Phone 
604.875.4480
Mailing Address 
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Vancouver General Hospital 910 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Colorectal Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Disorders and Conditions 
Cancers
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Schaeffer is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at University of British Columbia and the Head of the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) where he practices as a gastrointestinal pathologist. Dr. Schaeffer obtained his medical degree from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. After a residency program in Anatomical Pathology in Vancouver he completed his gastrointestinal pathology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Schaeffer is a co-director of Pancreas Centre BC and also heads the Gastrointestinal Biobank (GIBB) at VGH. He has an active research program focusing predominately on translational research in colonic and pancreatic cancer.