Charles de Mestral

Charles de Mestral

Degrees, Title/Position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Vascular Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Foot Care and Prevention of Lower Extremity Amputations


Charles goal is to pursue population-based health services research focusing on patients with diabetes who undergo lower limb amputation. He is interested in better characterizing the epidemiology, outcomes, health-resource use and costs of lower limb amputation in diabetic patients as well as limb preservation therapies. The purpose of this work is to inform population-level interventions to reduce diabetes-related foot complications.

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