Using best evidence to inform surgeries at CHEO

The CHEO Research Institute’s Spotlight on Research video series showcases some of their leading researchers in priority areas.  Over the coming months we will be sharing some of these videos through the CAPHC Conversations Blog.

For more information on the CHEO Research Institute or the Spotlight on Research series, contact Adrienne Vienneau, Director, Communications and Public Relations at

Dr. Ahmad Nasr and his CHEO research team use evidence-based research to help uncover why childhood illness happens and how they are best treated. The ultimate goal of his research is always directed towards better outcomes for children and helping doctors to treat young patients in the fastest, most stress-free way possible. 

Learn more about Dr. Nasr:

A written transcript of this video is available in French, upon request. Please email


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