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Critical Care Medicine

Staff Physicians

Martin Chapman, BM, FRCA, FRCPC, DTM&H

Dr. Martin Chapman joined Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in 2001.  He is a full-time member of the Department of Critical Care Medicine and cross-appointed to the Department of Anaesthesia.  He is Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Toronto.

Martin was born and educated in the south of England and went to medical school in Southampton.  After an early mixed medical training, he became interested in anaesthesia and acute resuscitation.  His training was based in London, England and included a year’s fellowship in Toronto, Canada in 1997/8.  He completed training in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine in the UK in 2001, having focused on neurocritical care in the later stages.

Martin’s interests remain in neurocritical care and management of brain injury, and he has several ongoing research projects.  In addition to his clinical work, he has roles in medical education and administration:

  • Lead Physician for the Rapid Response Team, a strategy for the early identification and intervention of wards patients with evolving critical illness.
  • Lead Physician for the Level II ICUs at Sunnybrook
  • An editor for Critical Care, a European-based journal of critical care medicine
  • Active involvement in the Sunnybrook/University education program for Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesia trainees