Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
R. Fraser Elliott Chair in Cardiac Anesthesia, Deputy Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, Director of Clinical Research, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dr. W. Scott Beattie completed a B.Sc (Biology Major) from the University of Waterloo, Ontario (1974) a PhD from McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario (1981). He obtained his M.D. from McMaster University (1982) and his FRCPC in anesthesia (1987). Dr. Beattie held a staff anesthesiologist position in the Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University from 1988-2000. He holds the academic rank of Full Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Beattie joined the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network (2000) and currently holds the positions of Deputy Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, Director, Anesthesia Research and the prestigious R. Fraser Elliott Chair in Cardiac Anesthesia. Dr. Beattie is Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. He holds membership on numerous editorial boards and committees. Dr. Beattie has produced over 100 peer-reviewed publications and currently holds over $1,398,726 in peer reviewed grant funds. He is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in the area of cardiac anesthesia and has been invited to speak at conferences and events all over the world.