January 31st Orthopaedic Rounds – Dr. Abdel Lawendy

Dear Colleagues,
Please plan to attend University Wide Orthopaedic Rounds on Friday, January 31st to hear our guest speaker, Dr. Abdel Lawendy, from London, ON.

Dr. Abdel-Rahman Lawendy graduated from medical school at The University of Western Ontario in 2003. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery from Western in 2008, followed by a fellowship in Trauma. Dr. Lawendy completed his PhD in the Department of Medical Biophysics at Western in 2014. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery and currently Chair of the Master of Surgery program.

Dr. Lawendy’s current research focus is in describing the pathophysiology of Compartment Syndrome; a traumatic disease that leads to loss of limb or life. His laboratory has established a small animal model to study microvascular changes that occur in this low flow ischemic state. The goal of his research is to implement medical therapies demonstrating efficacy in the reduction of tissue injury. Dr. Lawendy presently holds grants from the OTA, AMOSO Opportunities Fund, the Department of Surgery, and the Lawson Health Research Institute. Dr. Lawendy has published 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and one book chapter.

Talk title:
“Optimizing surgical services”

Date and Time:
7:30 – 8:30, January 31st

Location:
6th Floor Auditorium
Health Sciences Building
155 College Street

Dr. Lawendy is hosted by Dr. Nousiainen. This promises to be an incredibly informative talk on a very trendy topic. 

Best regards,

Peter C. Ferguson MD MSc FRCSC FAOA
Albert and Temmy Latner Chair,
Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto

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