Baxter, N.

Nancy Baxter, MD, PhD, FRCSC,FACRS       

Division of General Surgery
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond St. 16CC-040
Toronto, ON
M5B 2H9

Tel: 416 864-5168
Fax: 416 360-0637

Dr. N. Baxter 


Medical School:

University of Toronto 1990
Specialty Training:
General Surgery, University of Toronto, 1999
Fellowship Training:
Colorectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic 2001
Clinical Focus:
Colorectal Surgery
Academic Focus:
Clinical Epidemiology, Health Services research


Dr. Nancy Baxter obtained her MD and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Toronto (UofT).  She is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and a Fellow of the ASCRS. Currently, she is the Head of the Division of General Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital. She holds a Scientist position with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and is a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). 

Dr. Baxter is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and a Professor in the Department of Surgery and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the UofT.  She holds the position of Provincial GI Endoscopy lead for Cancer Care Ontario. 

She is a clinical epidemiologist and health services researcher interested in the effectiveness of cancer screening, long-term cancer survivorship of cancer, and the quality of surgical care.  She has extensive experience in the use of administrative data and cancer registry data to evaluate long-term consequences of cancer care for adults.