Dr. Khadaroo Research

Elder-Friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment

  • Dr. Khadaroo receives a PRIHS grant for the Implementation and Assessment of the the elder-friendly BEdside reconditioning for Functional ImprovemenTs (BE FIT) following Surgery Study

  • Read about our how Dr. Khadaroo and Stephanie Pileci`s video series have had an impact on educating health-care professionals in the latest featured article.

  • Results of Frailty study featured in Reuters and United Press International

  • Read the Impact of frailty on outcomes after discharge in older surgical patients: a prospective cohort study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal along with Dr. Khadaroo`s recent publications.

  • Read about how delayed mobilization can contribute to outcomes after discharge

  • Read about Predictors of Post-operative Delirium in the Canadian Journal of Surgery

About Dr. Rachel Khadaroo

Dr. Rachel Khadaroo ,MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, is a Surgeon-scientist, Intensivist, and Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine (University of Alberta). Dr. Khadaroo's research aims to understand factors present at the patient and biological level to optimize perioperative care and improve outcomes in surgical patients.

BEdside Reconditioning for Functional ImprovmenTs

Learn more the BEdside reconditioning for Functional ImprovemenTs (BE-FIT), an in-hospital exercise program co-designed with patients that promotes early movement for hospitalized seniors.

Dr. Khadaroo's and medical student, Stephanie Pillieci's 2017 video series in partnership with the Surgical Infection Society has been helping introduce medical students and nursing students learn about sterile techniques in the operating room.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of members with various level of skills, qualifications, and background.