Dr. Boris Gala-Lopez

Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Boris Gala-Lopez is an associate professor of surgery, microbiology, immunology, hepatobiliary and multi–organ transplant surgeon at Dalhousie University.

He received his medical degree from Havana Institute of Medical Sciences, Cuba, where he continued his medical residency. Further, he obtained his master’s in medical informatics from Erasmus University of Rotterdam in Netherlands, followed by a PhD in Experimental Surgery from University of Alberta. He completed his postdoctoral training in Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery at University of Alberta Hospital before joining Dalhousie University.

Dr. Gala-Lopez’s research interests focus on developing new strategies to optimize organ and tissue preservation for transplantation.