Dr. Barry A. McLellan

November 04 2011 , 12:00PM

Dr. Barry McLellan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario. In this role, Dr. McLellan provides leadership for one of Canada’s largest academic health sciences centres with 10,000 staff and physicians, 1,200 beds and an annual budget of more than $750 million.

Each year, the hospital conducts more than $100 million in research, provides educational opportunities for 2,000 students and cares for one million patients. The hospital provides a broad range of tertiary regional programs and services including specialities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, high-risk obstetrics and gynaecology, orthopaedic and arthritic conditions, trauma and critical care, and community care. In addition, Sunnybrook is Canada’s largest facility caring for the country’s war veterans.

Prior to his position as President and CEO at Sunnybrook, he was the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Dr. McLellan graduated from the University of Toronto with a Medical Doctorate in 1981 and subsequently trained in emergency medicine, receiving a Fellowship in 1985 (Specialist in Emergency Medicine). Dr. McLellan was the Director of the Trauma Program and Vice President of Specialty Services at Sunnybrook. He was also the Director of the hospital’s Emergency Department, Base Hospital Program (paramedic program) and Trauma Research.

Dr. McLellan is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has published more than 60 scientific papers, written a textbook on trauma care and lectured extensively, including international presentations in the fields of trauma care and forensic investigation.