Clinical InterestsColorectal Surgery
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.