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Dr. R. Gary Sibbald

BSc, MD FRCPC (Med, Derm), MACP, FAAD, MEd, FAPWCA, D.Sc. (Hons)


Dr Sibbald is a dermatologist and internist with a special interest in wound care and education. He is a professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto and an international wound care key opinion leader (educator, clinician and clinical researcher).
Dr Sibbald is co-founder of the Canadian Association of Wound Care (1995), chairperson (1995-2000) and was the former Director of the Wound Healing Clinic, Women’s College Hospital (1994-2009). He is also a previous president of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (2008 – 2012). In 1999 he co-developed the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course and has been the director for 40 courses worldwide.
Professor Sibbald received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2013 and Honorary Doctor of Science from Excelsior College in 2014. Investigator, Institute for Better Health at Trillium Health Partners.
Currently he is the project ECHO lead (2018) for Ontario Skin and Wound to develop interprofessional teams for all 14 Ontario Local Integrated Health Networks.
He has over 200 publications and is co-editor and chapter author of the Chronic Wound Care 5 textbook. Currently he is the Co-editor in chief of Advances in Skin & Wound Care.

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