Joel Steven Fish, is currently the Medical Director, Burn Program, The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Fish graduated from McMAster Medical School in 1986 and completed his Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialty training in Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto, Department of Surgery in 1994. Dr Fish specializes in burns and complex wound care and currently is the Medical Director of the Burn Program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto since 2009. Dr Fish’s research work in burn depth is done collaboratively with the National Research Council of Canada based in Winnipeg using near Infrared technology. Dr. Fish also ran a specialty clinic for survivors of Electrical Injury which is the one of its kind in Canada at the St. Johns Rehabilitation Hospital where he also held the position of Medical Director of the Workers Compensation Burn Specialty Program for more than ten years and also served as the Chief Medical Officer for 2.5 years. Dr Fish was the Medical Director of the adult burn unit at the Sunnybrook Hospital (Ross Tilley Burn Centre) for 13 years. Dr Fish is actively involved in the Division of Plastic Surgery as a member of the Executive Committee and is the Research Director for the Division of Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr Fish was appointed as a Royal College Examiner for the specialty of Plastic Surgery in 2009.
Dr Fish is also the Smith & Nephew Breakfast speaker on Thursday 13th October.