In today’s episode, Ezra Schwartz interviews Dr. Ahmed Kayssi, a vascular surgeon in Canada.
Dr. Ahmed Kayssi is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and a vascular surgeon at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He is a wound care physician at Women’s College Hospital, and an associate scientist in evaluative clinical sciences in the Schulich Heart Research Program at the Sunnybrook research institute. Dr. Kayssi received his medical degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He completed a residency in general surgery followed by vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kayssi pursued further training and completed a fellowship in limb preservation and wound care under the supervision of Dr. Richard Neville in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Kayssi completed a Master’s degree in Public Health at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health where he focused on quantitative methods in public health research, and he is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health under the supervision of Dr. Lilly Engineer. Dr. Kayssi recently joined the editorial board of Seminars in Vascular Surgery.
Contact Information: Dr. Ahmed Kayssi
- Dr. Ahmed Kayssi (@ahmedkayssi)
- Dr. Ezra Schwartz (@ezraschwartz10)
- Dr. Morgan Gold (@morgansgold)
- University of Toronto Division of Vascular Surgery
Articles, resources, and societies referenced in the episode:
- Canadian Society of Vascular Surgery Research Committee
- Wounds Canada and Wounds Canada Research Committee
- Canadian Medical Protective Association
- Dr. Charles de Mestral
- University of Toronto Limb Preservation Fellowship
- Dr. Heather Gill, The PREHAAAB Trial, and Preoperative Exercise Rehabilitation in Cardiac and Vascular Interventions
- International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot
- SVS Vascular Annual Meeting 2024
- Canadian Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Conference
- Health Canada. Canada’s Health Care System - Canada.ca.
- Canada: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition