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General Surgery

Dr. Frances Wright, MD, M.Ed.

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room T2 057
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4210
Fax: 416-480-6002

Administrative Assistant: Aneeta Anwarali
Phone: 416-480-4210


  • B.Sc., 1992, biology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 1996, medicine, U of T, Canada
  • M.Ed., 2004, education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), U of T, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Focus:

  • Knowledge translation
  • Breast cancer and melanoma
  • Multidisciplinary cancer conferences
  • Qualitative research methods

Research Summary:

Dr. Wright is involved in knowledge translation and getting best evidence into practice, particularly in the area of cancer surgery. She is doing work on implementing multidisciplinary cancer conferences in Ontario. Clinical research revolves around choices women make with breast cancer surgery and outcomes for patients with melanoma. Her area of methodological expertise is qualitative research.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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