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David Urbach

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program

Phone
416-323-7309

Biography

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Education

  • FACS
  • FRCPS
  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Surgery
  • Health technology assessment
  • Health services research
  • Gastrointestinal disorders

Other Affiliations

  • Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director, Perioperative Services, Women’s College Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute
  • Staff Surgeon, University Health Network
  • Senior Innovation Fellow, Women's College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care

Recent ICES Grants


Recent Awards & Recognition


Recent ICES Publications

Assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department use for patients undergoing cancer-directed surgeries

Eskander A, Li Q, Yu J, Hallet J, Coburn N, Dare A, Chan KKW, Singh S, Parmar A, Earle CC, Lapointe-Shaw L, Krzyzanowska MK, Hanna TP, Finelli A, Louie AV, Look-Hong N, Irish JC, Witterick I, Mahar A, Urbach DR, Enepekides D, Sutradhar R; on behalf of the Pandemic—Ontario Collaborative in Cancer Research (POCCR). Curr Oncol. 2022; 29(3):1877-89. Epub 2022 Mar 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/curroncol29030153

Incident cancer detection during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eskander A, Li Q, Yu J, Hallet J, Coburn NG, Dare A, Chan KKW, Singh S, Parmar A, Earle CC, Lapointe-Shaw L, Krzyzanowska MK, Hanna TP, Finelli A, Louie AV, Look Hong N, Irish JC, Witterick IJ, Mahar A, Noel CW, Urbach DR, McIsaac DI, Enepekides D, Sutradhar R. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2022; 20(3):276-84. Epub 2022 Feb 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2021.7114

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