Serge Chalhoub

Serge Chalhoub



Senior Instructor

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Fulltime

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-2508


Office: CSB118B


Educational Background

B.S. Biology, Bishop's University, 1999

D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, 2004


Born and raised in Montreal, Dr. Chalhoub completed a Bsc. In Honours Biology at Bishop's University in Lennoxville, QC. He was then admitted to the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire at the Université de Montréal and completed his DVM and internship at this university. Dr. Chalhoub then practiced in Montreal as an emergency doctor for two years at the DMV Centre before moving to New York City to pursue a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Animal Medical Center. Once completed, he became their first ever nephrology/urology fellow and was trained in advanced urinary procedures, dialysis, and interventional medicine. After being a staff doctor and supervising students, interns, and residents for a year, he moved to Charleston, SC where he continued to be an internal medicine clinician.

Since July 2012, Dr. Chalhoub has been an instructor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Service. His clinical home is C.A.R.E. Centre Animal hospital where he practices internal medicine. He was the recipient of the 2013 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s Teacher of the Year Award and the 2015 University of Calgary Team Teacher of the Year Award along with Dr. Søren Boysen. Dr. Chalhoub has been extensively involved in communication and professional skills at the UCVM. 

He is the co-coordinator of the UCVM-CUPS Pet Health Clinics for disadvantaged Calgarians, which promotes 3rd year DVM students practicing their professional skills and wellness exams with the pets of the tenants of the Calgary Urban Project Society. Dr. Chalhoub is also the Chair, of the UCVM-DVTH Internship Program

Dr. Chalhoub teaches Internal Medicine and is extensively involved in communication and professional skills at the UCVM.


Areas of Research

Clinical and Translational Research

Dr. Chalhoub's current research includes nephrology/urology and interventional medicine.


Course number Course title Semester
VETM 530 LEC 01 01 Selected Topics in Vet Med I 2020


  • Bronze award: University of Calgary Innovation4Health (Team Christmas Tree Lock), University of Calgary.
  • Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, 2017
  • Nominated: Student Union Teacher of the Year Award, University of Calgary Student Union. 2017
  • CARE Credit Leadership Award February 2015, 2015
  • University of Calgary Team teacher of the Year, University of Calgary. 2015
  • University of Calgary Team Teaching Award, 2015
  • VCA Canada CARE Leadership Award, VCA Canada CARE Centre. 2014
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Teacher of the Year Award, 2013
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Teacher of the Year Award, CVMA. 2013
  • Nominated: Student Union Teacher of the Year Award, 2013
  • University of Montreal Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Intern Anesthesia Award, University of Montreal. 2005
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Simon Messier Award, CVMA. 2003


  • Prostatic Diseases. Serge Chalhoub. (2018)
  • Systemic Hypertension: pathophysiology and clinical manifestations. . Douglas Palma; Serge Chalhoub. Elsevier. 659-665. (2017)
  • Pathophysiology of Renal Disease. Cathy Langston; Serge Chalhoub. Wiley Blackwell. (2012)
  • Abdominal and Thoracic Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma, Triage, and Tracking. . Serge Chalhoub; Soren R. Boysen. 1160-1161. (2019)
  • Dialyzing Cats. Karen Poeppel; Cathy Langston; Serge Chalhoub. World Scientific. 945--950. (2012)