Dr. Garraway completed Medical School at the University of Alberta after joining the Canadian Armed Forces. He finished a Family Medicine Residency at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. He then served four years as a military GP in CFB Shilo Manitoba. During this time he also served as the Canadian Military Senior Medical Advisor during a seven month tour with NATO in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In 2001 he began a General Surgical residency at UBC in Vancouver. Dr Garraway then completed a one year trauma and two year critical care fellowship also at UBC. He has served 4 tours of duty in Afghanistan and one in Iraq since 2006. He is currently the Medical Director of the Trauma Program at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), and a General/Trauma Surgeon and ICU Physician on staff at VGH.
Dr. Garraway is currently still in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Reservist and is the Associate Medical Director for the Canadian Forces Trauma Training Centre (West).