Charmaine E Lok, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Charmaine Lok is a Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute. She is also associated with the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. Dr. Lok is the Medical Director of both the Chronic Kidney Diseases and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Programs at the Toronto General Hospital.
Dr. Lok is a clinical trialist with a research focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD) and endstage kidney disease (ESKD) outcomes. She has a special interest in improving hemodialysis vascular access outcomes, improving neuromuscular function and mobility in CKD and reducing cardiovascular events and mortality in CKD/ESRD. She is also active in raising awareness of CKD and ESRD and its importance in population health.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jul 13;:
Rajan DK, Moran B, Lobl TJ, Asch MR, Steele AW, Lok CE
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 May 18;:
Niyyar VD, Lok CE
J Vasc Access. 2018 Mar 01;:1129729818762008
Al-Jaishi AA, Moist LM, Oliver MJ, Nash DM, Fleet JL, Garg AX, Lok CE
Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2018;5:2054358118759675
Dumaine C, Kiaii M, Miller L, Moist L, Oliver MJ, Lok CE, Hiremath S, MacRae JM
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Feb 22;:
Viecelli AK, Tong A, O'Lone E, Ju A, Hanson CS, Sautenet B, Craig JC, Manns B, Howell M, Chemla E, Hooi LS, Johnson DW, Lee T, Lok CE, Polkinghorne KR, Quinn RR, Vachharajani T, Vanholder R, Zuo L, Hawley CM, SONG-HD Vascular Access Workshop Investigators
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jan 27;:
Viecelli AK, Irish AB, Polkinghorne KR, Hawley CM, Johnson DW, Mori TA, Pascoe EM, Strippoli GFM, Lok CE, Palmer SC
Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Nov 29;:
Pisoni RL, Zepel L, Fluck R, Lok CE, Kawanishi H, Süleymanlar G, Wasse H, Tentori F, Zee J, Li Y, Schaubel D, Burke S, Robinson B


Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Faculty, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University