Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Toronto
Gastroenterologist and Clinician Scientist
Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation. He is also a senior adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto. Dr. Nguyen’s primary clinical focus is in caring for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Nguyen is currently appointed as a Clinician Scientist at the Mount Sinai Hospital. The main focus of his research is the impact of IBD specialty care on health outcomes. His research also involves using administrative health data to monitor patterns of IBD-related healthcare utilization, its determinants, effect on health quality of life and morbidity, and economic impact. He is the national lead for the Promoting Access and Care through Centres of Excellence (PACE) a national network dedicated to improving access and quality of care for patients with IBD. He is also Chair of the CINERGI group, a Canadian-wide collaborative network of IBD centres focused on quality improvement initiatives. He has spearheaded the Choosing Wisely campaign in IBD and was the lead author on several North American clinical practice guidelines in IBD. As part of the PACE program, he and his research team have pioneered the use of telemedicine to improve access to IBD care to underserviced regions of Ontario.