Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Ottawa
Colin McCartney is Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Ottawa and Head of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital. He trained in medicine at University of Edinburgh and then completed Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine training in Scotland before moving to Toronto in 1999 for a fellowship in regional anesthesia and pain medicine. From 2000-2006 he was staff anesthetist and director of the regional anesthesia fellowship program at Toronto Western Hospital and from 2006 to 2014 was based at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto where he directed a multidisciplinary research team. He has published over 130 articles in peer-reviewed journals especially in relation to regional anaesthesia and pain medicine.
He is married to Linda and has three children. In his spare time he enjoys reading, writing, climbing, beer, company of friends and sleep (not always in that order).
Prof Colin McCartney is delivering the Bruce Scott Lecture at the RA-UK & ISURA 2022 Joint Scientific Meeting!