TGH Surgeon in Chief Receives Governor General’s Award

July 31, 2020

The University Health Network’s Surgeon in Chief, Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, has received the Governor General’s 2020 Innovation Award for pioneering the Toronto Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) System which repairs injured donor lungs making them suitable for transplantation.

The award is presented to individuals, teams or organizations whose innovations are exceptional, transformative and have had a positive impact on the quality of life of Canadians.