MD. Yaron Avitzur

Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, and the Medical director, of the joint program in Intestine Transplantation (adults and children) and of Intestine Rehabilitation and Transplantation at SickKids Hospital, Toronto

MD. Yaron Avitzur

Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, and the Medical director, of the joint program in Intestine Transplantation (adults and children) and of Intestine Rehabilitation and Transplantation at SickKids Hospital, Toronto

Bio

Dr. Avitzur is a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, and the Medical director, of the joint program in Intestine Transplantation (adults and children) and of Intestine Rehabilitation and Transplantation at SickKids hospital, Toronto, Canada.

He’s an active contributor and leads national and international groups involved in policy and guideline development in intestine rehabilitation and transplantation. He serves as a council and a committee member in the IRTA and recently established and is the current director of the IRTA International Intestinal Failure Registry. His research work is mainly within the fields of intestinal failure, GI transplantation and congenital diarrhea focusing at patient outcome, genotype-phenotype correlations and treatment approaches within these domains. Dr. Avitzur published more than 120 papers in prominent journals and textbooks.