Director, Hand Program
Toronto Western Hospital (UHN)
Practice Location and Assistant(s)
Toronto Western Hospital
399 Bathurst St, 2 East Wing
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8
Anna Robitaille, Assistant
Dr. McCabe graduated from The University of Toronto Medical School in 1980 and trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in London, Ontario. He completed Hand Fellowships at Sunnybrook Health Science Center and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Ontario and at the Kleinert Institute in Louisville Kentucky. While in Toronto he studied in the Clinical Epidemiology program at McMaster University finishing with a Master of Science degree.
Dr. McCabe has been the President of the American Society for Peripheral Nerve and the American Association for Hand Surgery. Dr. McCabe finished a certificate program in health professions education and subsequently travelled to Italy as a Fulbright scholar where he taught research methodology at the University of Siena.
Dr. McCabe is Director of the Hand Program. His goals are collaborate with UofT Hand surgeons, to develop a program in hand transplantation, and to invigorate the academic activities of the Hand Program. Dr. McCabe is married and has three children.
Areas of Specialty and Research Interests
Clinical interests lie in upper extremity trauma, nerve compression, and arthritis.
Elucidation of the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome, clinical research on the diagnosis and management of carpal tunnel syndrome, and decision modeling as applied to the upper extremity.