Duminda N. Wijeysundera, MD PhD FRCPC
Dr. Wijeysundera is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, a Staff Anesthesiologist at St. Michael’s Hospital, and Associate Staff Anesthesiologist at the University Health Network. In addition, he is a Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, and an Adjunct Scientist at ICES in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Wijeysundera holds the Endowed Chair in Translational Anesthesiology Research at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto. His research program, which aims to prevent complications following major surgery, has generated more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, and received peer-reviewed funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Ontario government. Dr. Wijeysundera is also a member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines, as well as an editorial board member at the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, and Circulation.