Afsaneh Alavi

Dr. Alavi, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Toronto. She is currently the Director of the Wound Healing Fellowship at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Alavi completed a fellowship in Wound Healing, her residency in Dermatology and a Master’s of Science in Community Health at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include Wound Healing and medical Dermatology.
Dr. Alavi is the past president of the Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation and a Regional Director of Ontario for the Canadian Dermatology Association. She is an international board member of the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) and a board member of the women dermatologic society (WDS). Dr. Alavi has received multiple awards including the Colin A. Ramsay Resident Teacher Award from the University of Toronto, the Women’s Dermatology Award from the American Academy of Dermatology and recently the best practitioner of the year award from the Canadian dermatology association in 2017. Dr. Alavi has authored more than 50 articles in major journals, and has published 12 book chapters on wound care and its complications.