Dr. Anna McGuire is an active staff thoracic surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia. Dr. McGuire is a researcher with specialty interests in lung cancer, esophageal cancer, minimally invasive surgical technology, diseases of the thymus, esophageal function and other surgical diseases of the chest. Dr. McGuire‘s research focuses on lung cancer including, biomarkers, and thoracic surgical epidemiology.
After graduating from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, Dr. McGuire completed general surgery residency at Queens University, thoracic surgery residency and advanced thoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Ottawa, and Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology with the University of London (LSHTM). Since this time, Dr. McGuire returned home to Vancouver, and has been on faculty at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital as a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada board certified academic thoracic surgeon.