Heart & Vascular Program

About Us

Vascular Surgeons

Dr. Mohammed Al-Omran, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Clinical interest: Vascular thoracic outlet syndrome, carotid body tumor, carotid surgery, open and endovascular intervention for peripheral arterial disease, open and endovascular aneurysm repair
Research interest: Atherosclerosis bench to bedside with special interest in peripheral arterial disease, health services research, knowledge translation. Read more

Appointments

Head, Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto
Full Member, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto

Education

1994 MD, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;
2001 M.Sc. (Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research), University of Toronto;
2003 Canadian Board of General Surgery, University of Toronto;
2005 Canadian Board of Vascular Surgery, University of Toronto

Affiliations

Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital
Professor, Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Lead, Foot Care and Prevention of Amputations Goal Group, Diabetes Action Canada

Selected Research

Contact

Phone: 416-864-6047
Fax: 416-864-6012
E-mail: AlOmranM@smh.ca

Assistant

Shannon Ajodha
ajodhas@smh.ca

Dr. Mohammed Al-Omran photo

Dr. Charles de Mestral, MDCM, PhD, FRCSC, RPVI

Clinical interest: aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, vascular trauma
Research interest: Health services research and economic evaluation Read more

Appointments

Vascular Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Assistant Professor (status), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Education

2004-2008 MDCM, McGill University
2010-2013, PhD, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
2008-2015 General Surgery, University of Toronto (Royal College Certified)
2015-2017 Vascular Surgery, University of Toronto (Royal College Certified)

Contact

Phone: 416-864-5459
Fax: 416-864-6012
E-mail: deMestralCh@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Kenisha Richards
richardske@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Shannon Ajodha
ajodhas@smh.ca

Dr. Charles de Mestral

Dr. Elisa Greco, BSc, MBChB, MD, FRCS

Clinical interest: Renal access, wound care and limb salvage, open and endovascular intervention for peripheral arterial disease, carotid surgery, open and endovascular aneurysm repair
Research interest:Vascular enhanced recovery, research in teaching and education, skills development, wound management in diabetic foot ulcers Read more

Appointments

Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Education

1999-2002 BSs, Biology, York University
2002-2006 MD, University of Ottawa;
2008-2009 MEd Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning, University of Toronto;
2008-2010 Wilson Centre Fellow, UHN, University of Toronto;
2006-2012 General Surgery, University of Toronto (Royal College Certified);
2012-2014 Vascular Surgery, University of Toronto (Royal College Certified)

Contact

Phone: 416-864-5236
Fax: 416-864-6012
Email: grecoe@smh.ca

Clinical assistant

Clarizel Rafanan
rafananc@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Shannon Ajodha
ajodhas@smh.ca

Dr. Elisa Greco

Dr. Mohammad Qadura MD, PhD, FRCSC

Clinical interest: Open and endovascular intervention for peripheral arterial disease, Carotid surgery, open and endovascular aneurysm repair.
Research interest: Biomarker discovery and translational research in the field of peripheral arterial disease. Read more

Appointments

Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Education

2001-2005 BSs, Biochemistry, University of Ottawa
2005-2008 PhD, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University
2008-2011 MD, McMaster University
2011-2016 Vascular Surgery McMaster University (Royal College Certified)

Contact

Phone: 416-864-5154
Fax: 416-864-6012
E-mail: qaduram@smh.ca

Clinical assistant

Clarizel Rafanan
rafananc@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Shannon Ajodha
ajodhas@smh.ca

Dr. Mohammad Qadura

Dr. Mark Wheatcroft, BSc (Hons), MBChB, MD, FRCS

Clinical interest: All aspects of vascular surgery but specializing in carotid surgery and complex aortic repairs, both open and advanced endovascular.
Research interest: Surgical skills teaching, multimedia education strategies, Program Director of International Fellowship. Read more

Appointments

Vascular Surgeon, St. Michael's Hospital
Assisstant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Education

1996 Bsc Honours Edinburgh University
1999 MBChB Edinburgh University
2010 MD (Doctorate) Sheffield University
2010 FRCS (Edinburgh)

Affiliations

Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Selected research

Contact

Phone: 416-864-5212
Fax: 416-864-6012
E-mail: WheatcroftM@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Kenisha Richards
richardske@smh.ca

Administrative assistant

Shannon Ajodha
ajodhas@smh.ca

Dr. Mark Wheatcroft