Dr. Daniel McIsaac MD,MPH,FRCPC
Dan McIsaac is an Anesthesiologist and Associate Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He is also an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, as well as Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. Dr. McIsaac’s research program focuses on health services research, and in particular how to optimize the health care system to deliver high quality and effective care to high risk surgical patients. Dr. McIsaac holds a Junior Research Chair in Perioperative Health Systems and Outcomes Research, and his program is supported by grants from the Canadian Frailty Network, International Anesthesia Research Society, Ministry of Health and Longterm Care Innovation Fund, and the Canadian Anesthesia Research Foundation. Dr. McIsaac was part of a team that implemented an enhanced recovery program for open benign hysterectomies at The Ottawa Hospital which increased postoperative day one discharges 7-fold without any increase in readmissions of emergency department visits.
1. I do not have an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a pharmaceutical, medical device or communications organization.
2. I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).