Dr. Wayne Evans
A Leader In Hyperbaric Medicine
Dr. Evans is the first physician in Ontario to receive the DRCPSC specialty credential for Hyperbaric Medicine – Clinical Stream from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Wayne Evans is a graduate of the University of Alberta Medical School. He obtained postgraduate training in Christchurch New Zealand as well as Southampton England. He has also been an Assistant Professor of Anesthesia (University of Toronto) for many years. More recently he became the first physician in Ontario to receive the DRCPSC specialty credential for Hyperbaric Medicine – Clinical Stream from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
His initial education included a BSc (Honors in Microbiology) from the University of Alberta following training in Engineering at the University of Calgary. Dr. Wayne Evans is an expert in Hyperbaric Medicine and the former Medical Director of the Toronto General Hospital Hyperbaric Medicine Unit for many years, where he provided leadership in obtaining state of the art hyperbaric equipment and expanding the services provided by the unit.
Dr. Evans has been, and continues as the Medical Director at MO2R since its creation in 2015, which has the largest treatment capacity of any service of its kind in Canada. He is also an experienced occupational medicine consultant, family physician, and emergency room physician.
At the Princess Margaret Hospital (Toronto), Dr. Wayne Evans cofounded the Adult Radiation Late Effects Clinic (ARLEC) in 2000. He continues as a medical consultant for that service and has recently established a similar service for oncology survivors of radiotherapy, namely the Radiotherapy Late Effects Clinic serving all patients across Ontario.
Dr. Wayne Evans has been inspirational in the recent formation of the Mississauga Wound and Foot Center - teaming up with an interdisciplinary team of wound specialists and advanced foot protection specialists.
He is also heavily engaged in championing long term solutions in the evolving Occupational Medicine studies. Recently he has provided leadership regionally within the Ontario Medical Association as well as nationally through the OEMAC - Working Group on Indoor Air Quality.
He also holds a special interest in the future of Advanced Regenerative Medicine. Both of these specialized fields allow Dr. Wayne Evans to foster curiosity, innovation and lifelong learning.