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Paul W. Wales

Title:
Neonatal and Paediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery
Designations:
B.Sc., MD, M.Sc., FRCSC, FACS
Email:
paul.wales@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact Name:
Janice Bowers
Alternate Phone:
416-813-7654 ext. 201490
Alternate Email:
janice.bowers@sickkids.ca

Hospital Positions

Director
Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT)

Co-Director
Trauma Program
Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Positions

Senior Associate Scientist
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

U of T Positions

Professor
Department of Surgery

Associate Professor
Institute of Health Promotion, Management and Evaluation

Biography

Dr. Paul Wales is a Neonatal and Paediatric surgeon who trained in General Surgery at the University of British Columbia and completed his fellowship in Pediatric General Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. Dr. Wales holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh. He is also a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and appointed as a Senior Associate Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences program at SickKids Research Institute and an Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Promotion, Management and Evaluation in the School of Graduate Studies. Dr. Wales is the founder and director of the Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT); an interdisciplinary program dedicated to the care of children with intestinal failure.

Research

Dr. Wales’ research program consists of both a clinical and translational component utilizing a variety of observational and clinical trial methodologies, as well as a novel neonatal piglet model of short bowel syndrome and parenteral nutrition.

Education

  • 2001 Oct–2002 Sep: M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 1989–1993: MD, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1985–1989: B.Sc., Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia 

Training

  • 1999–2001: Fellow, Paediatric General Surgery, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
  • 1994–1999: Residency Training, General Surgery, Department of Surgery/Division of General Surgery, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1993–1994: Rotating Internship, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada 

Experience

  • 2019 Apr–Present: Professor of Surgery, Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2018–Present: Staff Surgeon, Humber River Hospital
  • 2014 Aug–Present: Senior Associate Scientist, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009 Jul–Present: Associate Professor, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2007 Jul–Present: Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • 2006 Apr–Present: Staff Surgeon, Division of General Surgery, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2005 Mar–Present: Clinical Director of Trauma Program Management Team, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2002 Oct–Present: Staff Surgeon, Division of General Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Achievements

  • 2016: January The Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)
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