Dimitri J Anastakis, BSc, MEd, MD, FRCSC, FACS

In addition to his research, he is actively involved as a teacher, lecturer and mentor in undergraduate and graduate surgical education at the University of Toronto. Dr. Anastakis has won numerous awards for teaching and research, including the prestigious R. Samuel McLaughlin Fellowship in 1996.
Since 1984, Dr. Anastakis has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and abstracts. He has delivered numerous presentations at scientific meetings in Canada, the United States and Europe. Currently, his clinical research focuses on secondary reconstruction of the paralyzed upper extremity and cortical plasticity following upper extremity injury and rehabilitation. Moreover, he conducts research in medical education and has received a number of grants to support this research.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov;144(5):1116-1122
Novak CB, Mackinnon SE, Anastakis DJ, McCabe SJ
J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Nov 09;:
Novak CB, Li Y, von Schroeder HP, Anastakis DJ, McCabe SJ
Hand (N Y). 2018 Nov 12;:1558944718810891
Steen K, Hayward V, Novak C, Anastakis D, McCabe S
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul;142(1):148-151
Wehrli L, Saheb-Al-Zamani M, Khanna M, Lax MJ, Anastakis DJ
J Hand Ther. 2018 Apr - Jun;31(2):184-194
Osborne NR, Anastakis DJ, Davis KD
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Mar;141(3):417e-429e
Knox ADC, Shih JG, Warren RJ, Gilardino MS, Anastakis DJ
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Jan 05;:
Retrouvey H, Silvanathan J, Bleakney RR, Anastakis DJ
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2017 Jan 01;:1753193417728426
Wendt M, Novak CB, Anastakis DJ
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May;133(5):702e-10e
Knox AD, Gilardino MS, Kasten SJ, Warren RJ, Anastakis DJ


Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto