Max Rady College of Medicine
Department of Surgery
GF431-820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9
Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty is a leading expert in the field of burns, traumatic injuries, and the long-term care of those affected by these injuries. His research focuses on improving the acute and long-term care of burn and traumatic injured persons and their families. He holds several grants at the national level from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Collaborative Health Research Projects, and other prestigious organizations. His research has resulted in numerous publications, two patents, and numerous national and international awards.
Dr. Logsetty's work has been instrumental in advancing the understanding of sepsis, stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder in burn and trauma patients. He has also made significant contributions to the field of epidemiology, particularly in the area of antimicrobial dressings and burn dressings. His research on the social determinants of health has also been highly influential in shaping policies and programs aimed at reducing health disparities.
In addition to his research, Dr. Logsetty is actively involved in the education of medical students, residents and trainees. He is the director of the Manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit and a member of several research groups, including the Manitoba Population Mental Health Research Group and the Skin Investigation Network of Canada. He is also chair of the Canadian Burn Network and a founding member of the Canadian Burn Association. Dr. Logsetty's work is helping to change the way burn and trauma care is delivered, improving the lives of patients and their families worldwide.
Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Director, Manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit
Adjunct scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Manitoba Population Mental Health Research Group
Skin Investigation Network of Canada
Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty is a renowned burn and trauma surgeon, researcher, and educator who has dedicated his career to improving the acute and long-term care of burn and trauma patients and their families. He holds several high-profile positions at the Max Rady College of Medicine, including professor of surgery, psychiatry, and children's health. he is also a cross-appointee to the departments of psychiatry and pediatrics at the college.
Dr. Logsetty's journey to becoming a leading expert in his field began when he graduated from the University of Alberta with a bachelor of science and MD in 1990. He then went on to complete a diploma in clinical epidemiology from the University of Toronto in 1996, and the surgical-scientist program at the same institution. He further honed his skills through fellowships in acute burn care and reconstructive surgery at Ross Tilley Burn Centre in Toronto, and in critical care of burns at Harborview Medical Centre in Seattle.
Dr. Logsetty's expertise in burn and trauma care has led to many prestigious appointments throughout his career, including associate director of the Firefighters Burn Treatment Unit at the University of Alberta Hospital, and director of the Manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit. He was also recruited by the University of Manitoba (UM) and the Health Sciences Centre in 2007 to take on the position of director of the new burn unit located at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.
Dr. Logsetty's research is highly respected and has resulted in numerous publications, two patents, and national and international awards. His research interests include burns, traumatic injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, sepsis, stress, surgery, and trauma. He holds several grants at the national level from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Collaborative Health Research Projects, and others. He is also affiliated with several research institutes and groups, including the Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, the Manitoba Population Mental Health Research Group, and the Skin Investigation Network of Canada.
Dr. Logsetty is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Surgery, and holds memberships in many medical and scientific organizations. He is also an active Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor and led the revision of the burn chapter for the tenth edition. He is chair of the Canadian Burn Network, and a founding member of the Canadian Burn Association. As well he has been an active member of the American Burn Association, sitting on several committees over the years.
Dr. Logsetty's contributions to the field of burn and trauma care have been recognized with several awards, including the Dr. John Embil Publication Prize from the University of Manitoba, and the 2020 ABA/Shriners Best Pediatric Burn Paper Award, BSc Med student Adam Padalko. He also has several best trainee presentation and poster awards from American Burn Association, Trauma Association of Canada and Department of Surgery Research Day, University of Manitoba.
Dr. John Embil Publication Prize (University of Manitoba) (2020)
2020 ABA/Shriners Best Pediatric Burn Paper Award (Adam Padalko, BSc med student) (American Burn Association) (2020)
Best in Category Poster (Adam Padalko, BSc med student) (American Burn Association) (2019)
Best Trainee Presentation (Dominic Chung, BSc med student) (Trauma Association of Canada) (2019)
Critical Care of Burns, Harborview Medical Centre (University of Washington) (1999)
Acute Burn Care and Reconstructive Surgery, Ross Tilley Burn Centre (Wellesley Hospital, University of Toronto) (1998)
Medical Doctorate, University of Alberta (1990)
Bachelor of Medical Sciences, University of Alberta (1988)
Max Rady College of Medicine
AE101-820 Sherbrook Street
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9 Canada