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Faculty Member

Gary Sibbald BSc, MD, FRCPC(Med)(Derm), MEd

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(416) 3236400 x 4608
Office Address
Women's College Hospital 76 Grenville St., 10th Floor, Room 1021 Toronto, ON M5S 1B2
Clinical Public Health Division
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Status Only

Research Interests

  • Knowledge translation: Wound Care Project, Leg and Foot Ulcers and the Prevention of Amputations in Persons with Diabetes.
  • Wound Care:Evidence Based Summaries: Local, Provincial,National,International Chair and President elect, World Union of Wound Healing Societies: Meeting Toronto June 4-8 2008 Director of the International, Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course at University of Toronto,
  • Applied Health Professional Education: Interprofessional Education and Professional Masters Program
  • Telemedicine and innovations in teaching
  • Accreditation, Revalidation and Professional Competencies (Chair of Royal College Accreditation Committee)

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • Director of Dermatology Day Care and Wound Healing Clinic
  • International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course
  • Fellowship in Wound Care
  • Community Dermatology and Wound Healing teaching for interdisciplinary health care professionals

Honours & Awards

Current Research Projects

  • 2005 – Primary Care Transition: Wound Care of Leg and Foot Ulcers using Interdisciplinary Teams for Home Care
  • 2005 – New treatments for wound infection
  • 2005 – Living Skin equivalents for non-healing chronic wounds
  • 2005 – Pressure offloading in persons with Diabetes and Foot Ulcers
  • 2005 – Educational Innovation utilizing Telemedicine
  • 2005 – Outcomes from International Interdisciplinary Wound Care course: The first 5 years
  • 2005 – Collection of the Evidence Base in Wound Care (World Union of Wound Healing Societies)

Representative Publications

  • Hays RB, Davies HA, Beard JD, Caldon LJM, Farmer EA, Finucane PM, McCrorie P, Newble DI, Schuwirth LWT, Sibbald RG. Selecting Performance Assessment Methods for Experienced Physicians. Medical Education 2002 October;36(10):910-917. (Collaborator)
  • Wilkinson TJ, Challis M, Hobma SO, Newble DI, Parboosingh JT, Sibbald RG, Wakeford R. The use of portfolios for the assessment of the competence and performance of doctors in practice. Medical Education 2002 October;36(10):918-924. (Collaborator)
  • Schultz GS, Sibbald RG, Falanga V, Ayello EA, Dowsett C, Harding K, Romanelli M, Stacey MC, Teot L, Vanscheidt W. Wound bed preparation: a systematic approach to wound management. Wound Repair Regen 2003 Mar:11(suppl 1:S1-S28. (Collaborator)
  • Sibbald RG, Orsted H. Schultz GS, Coutts P, Keast D. Preparing the wound bed 2003: focus on infection and inflammation. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2003;49(11)23-51. (Principal Author)
  • Sibbald RG, Torrance G, Hux M, Attard C, Milkovich N. Cost-effectiveness of Becaplermin for Nonhealing Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2003;49(11):76-84. (Principal Investigator)
  • Reddy M, Kohr R, Queen D, Keast D, Sibbald RG. Practical treatment of wound pain and trauma: a patient-centered approach. An overview. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2003 Apr;49 (Suppl):2-15. (Co-Author)
  • Ho C, Tran K, Hux M ,Sibbald RG, Campbell K: Systematic Review of Artificial Skin Grafts for Chronic Wound Care. Feb 2005
  • Rothman AI, Sibbald G. Evaluating Medical Rounds. The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 2001 Spring:22(2):77-83. (Co-Author)
  • Browne AC, Sibbald RG. Compression Therapies. In: Krasner DL. Rodeheaver GT, Sibbald RG. Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals, Third Edition. 2002. Wayne PA. Health Management Publications, Inc. Pp517-524. (Co-Author)