Division of Gastroenterology
Dr. Constantine (Dean) Karvellas is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Critical Care Medicine) at the University of Alberta. He has been an attending intensivist in the E. Garner King General Systems Intensive Care Unit since 2009. He is also involved with the Liver Transplant program as a Hepatologist. Dr Karvellas completed his medical degree at the University of Alberta in 2001. He went on to pursue training in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alberta. In 2006, he received the CAG/Schering/CIHR research fellowship and completed advanced training in hepatic failure at the Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital in London, UK under Dr. Julia Wendon. In 2011, he completed master’s training in epidemiology through the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Karvellas’ publications reflect his interests in acute and acute on chronic liver failure, liver transplantation and extracorporeal liver support.