IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

  • Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of thyroid cancer
  • Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of head and neck cancers

Publications and funding


  • Wood B, Mayne D, Punch G, and Craig S. Increasing rate of para-oesophageal hiatus hernia surgical repair in Australia. ANZ J Surg. 2019: 1.
  • Craig S and Pasieka JL. Inverted Meckel’s Diverticulum: A rare cause of chronic anaemia. Journal of Clinical and Medical Images and Short Reports. 2018: 1.
  • Trautman J, Wood B, and Craig S. A Rare Case Report of Gallbladder Carcinosarcoma. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2018: 7.
  • Wood B, Williams J, Ashford B and Craig S. Clinical Staging Variability and Surgery in Papillary Thyroid Cancer with Tumor Size 1-4cm. World Journal of Endocrine Surgery. 2018; 10(3): 149-153.
  • Trautman J and Craig S. Gastric inlet obstruction from oesophageal cancer with internalized gastric band: a worrisome outcome? Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2018: 6.
  • Craig S, Zhang A, Gardner T, Clark J, Ashford B. Laparoscopic harvest of the gastro-omental free flap for reconstruction after total pharyngolaryngectomy. Head and Neck. 2017: 38(8)
  • Craig S, Cherry J. The Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Infection at a Regional Australian Hospital. Diab Foot J. 2016. 19(1); 20-25


  • 2018 SEED grant, Surgery Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services, Canada (Primary Investigator)
  • 2019 Calgary Surgical Research Development Fund, University of Calgary (Primary Investigator)


  • Dr Selwyn Taylor Award for Best Scientific Presentation International Association of Endocrine Surgeons Meeting/ World Congress of Surgeons Krakow, Poland, 13/08/19. Title of presentation “An accurate and biologically significant prognostic molecular classification for papillary thyroid cancer derived from a machine learning approach”
  • Travel Scholarship. Awarded at International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Krakow Poland, 13/08/19
  • Award for best presentation, Surgical Research Symposium, University of Calgary, 09/05/19
  • Resident Award, Surgical Clerkship Teaching Awards, Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, 19/06/19
  • Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 09/08/19




Professional memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • General Surgeons Australia
  • Australian New Zealand Endocrine Surgeons
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Other roles

  • Clinical Fellow (Endocrine Surgery/ Surgical Oncology), University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (2018-2019)