Byrne, J.

Byrne, JohnSurgeon Name: John Byrne          

Title: Assistant Professor
Hospital Name: Toronto General Hospital

Address: 200 Elizabeth Street, 6EN-214, Toronto, M5G 2C4
Tel: 416-340-3772

Fax: 416-340-5029

Email: john.byrne@uhn.ca

Administrative Assistant: Olivia Kwan

Tel: 416-340-3996

Email: Olivia.kwan@uhn.ca



Biography:

Dr. Byrne completed his medical degree as a scholarship student at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where he was the recipient of medals for physiology and physics. Following completion of his basic surgical training he completed a 2 year full time research program on the systemic inflammatory response syndrome and was awarded a doctorate of medicine by research. Dr. Byrne is the recipient of the prestigious president’s medal from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for his research on the use of pravastatin in Marfan syndrome which was performed in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University. He completed the Irish Higher Surgical Training Scheme in general/vascular surgery followed by a fellowship at the University of Toronto. He was a previous trainee board member of the European Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and chairman of the Irish Higher Surgical Training Group.


Clinical Interests:

Limb salvage in peripheral arterial disease

Vascular access surgery
Management of lower limb venous disease

Aortic aneurysmal disease


Academic Interests:

Dr. Byrne is a clinician scientist at University Health Network/University of Toronto. His laboratory research is focused on the molecular biology of aneurysmal disease using inducible in-vivo lab models. In addition, novel targets to modulate progression of expansion are being explored.


Education:


Institution

Credential

Year

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

MB BCh BAO (MD equivalent)

2000

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Membership of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2004

Institute of Commercial Management, UK

Diploma in Health Services Management

2006

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Doctor of Medicine by Research (MD)

2009

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

2013

Joint Committee on Surgical Training UK/Ireland

Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training (general/vascular surgery)

2014