Charles de Mestral
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.