Dr. Gerrit Winkelaar MD, MSc, FRCSC

Dr. Gerrit Winkelaar is notable for his energy and passion for his job and his patients. Very approachable, Dr. Winkelaar is devoted to his patients and his work. He is unafraid to advocate for his patients.


Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Alberta Edmonton, AB 1985-1989
MD, University of Alberta Edmonton, AB 1987-1991

Rotating Internship, Grey Nuns Hospital Edmonton, AB 1991-1992
Residency, General Surgery, University of Alberta Edmonton, AB 1992-1997

Master of Science, University of Alberta Edmonton, AB 1994-1995
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC 1997-1999

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Certificate of Special Competence in General Vascular Surgery, 1999

Past and Current Appointments

  • ‚ÄćAttending Vascular Surgeon, Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Alberta
  • Section Chief, Vascular Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • President, Section of Vascular Surgery, Alberta Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • ‚ÄćEndovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease
  • Thoraco-abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  • Vascular Access for Hemodialysis