Dr. Chris Cobourn

Dr. Chris Cobourn


Bachelor of Science


Doctor of Medicine


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. This indicates the certification of the doctor in a particular medical or surgical specialty.
General Surgery

General Surgery

Fellowship trained Board-Certified Specialist in General Surgery
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Dr. Chris Cobourn is a fellowship-trained General Surgeon performing the Gastric Sleeve, Mini Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band and Revision bariatric surgical procedures. In 1991, he introduced laparoscopic surgery to the Mississauga area, and since then has been focusing his time and practice on advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Cobourn has expertise in advanced laparoscopic procedures including gallbladder removal, hernia repair, advanced bowel surgery, spleen removal and Lap-Band surgery. In addition to his active practice in advanced laparoscopic surgery, he also specializes in Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery and has full hospital privileges at the Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Dr. Cobourn has been very active in learning and performing new surgical procedures throughout his career and attends many conferences and courses each year to maintain and enhance his surgical expertise.

As an internationally respected and sought-after speaker, Dr. Cobourn is honoured to receive the opportunity to speak to the medical community on various topics regarding obesity and weight loss programs offered at the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre. In 2011, he was invited to speak at the two most prestigious international obesity conferences, the 2nd Annual Obesity Summit and the XVI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in Hamburg, Germany. Currently, he is serving on expert committees and panels to establish worldwide standards and practices for bariatric surgery.

Dr. Cobourn is the current Medical Director & Surgeon at the SmartShape Weight Loss Centre in Mississauga offering the most comprehensive weight loss management programs such as Gastric Sleeve, Mini Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band and Revision bariatric surgery to achieve sustained weight loss and improvement of appearance and quality of life.



    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Lap-Band
    • Revision Bariatric Surgery


    • 1991: Introduced laparoscopic surgery to the Mississauga area
    • 1995 – 2006 Chief of Surgery at the Trillium Health Centre
    • 2005: Founded SWLC
    • 2013: Became CEO of SmartShape Weight Loss Centre in association with Centric Health


Dr. Chris Cobourn last modified: January 15th, 2018 by Centric Health
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