Ontario’s Anesthesiologists: Beyond the OR

Ontario’s Anesthesiologists are working hard to improve healthcare both in and out of the OR. Below we highlight some of their work. Have an addition for this page? Please email us.

Ontario’s Anesthesiologists In the Media

Doctors Share Responsibility in The ‘Perfect Storm' of Canada's Opioid Crisis, Expert Says
CBC’s The Current interviews Ontario Anesthesiologist Dr. Hance Clarke

It’s Time to Talk: Gender and Race in Medicine
An op-ed piece co-authored by Executive Committee member Dr. Saroo Sharda

The Anesthetic Gasses Hurting the Environment from Operating Rooms
Executive Committee member Dr. Nam Le makes an appearance in this clip for CBC’s The National.

8 Epidural Myths That Way Too Many Women Believe
An article for Today’s Parent by Dr. Saroo Sharda, a member of our 2019-2020 Executive Committee.

What It’s Like To Be The Forgotten Physician
An article for The Globe and Mail by Dr. Saroo Sharda, a member of our 2019-2020 Executive Committee.

Ontario’s Anesthesiologists Online

Dr. Rohit Kumar’s Blog
A blog maintained by our 2019-2020 vice-chair, Dr. Rohit Kumar.

Notable Projects & Research by Ontario’s Anesthesiologists

How “Prehab” Exercises Could Make Surgery Recovery Easier (CTV News)
Pre-Op Exercise Program For Elderly Patients Scores Early Results at The Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa Citizen)
A pilot study, led by Ottawa’s Dr. Daniel McIssac, that looks at how exercises before surgery can improve outcomes in elderly patients is showing promising results.

NYGH Reduces Opioid Prescriptions To Help Curb Misuse (NYGH Website)
Work conducted by anesthesiologist Dr. Sanjho Srikandarajah is changing how North York General Hospital prescribes opioids.