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Personal Information

Prefix/Title

Dr.

First Name

Blake

Last Name

Papsin

Bio

Blake Papsin (MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP) was named Otolaryngologist-in-Chief, with the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in April 2013. He has been a full-time consultant since July 1996 and was the Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at SickKids for the last fifteen years.
He is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and was the inaugural chair of the Cochlear Americas Chair in Auditory Development at the University of Toronto.  He is currently the inaugural chair of the Jordan and Lisa Gnat and Bastable-Potts Chair in Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto. He completed his fellowship training in paediatric otolaryngology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, England. Papsin has published a considerable number of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has spoken widely on the subject of surgical rehabilitation of hearing loss which is his clinical focus.

Website

http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Directory/People/P/Blake-Papsin.html

Academic Appointment Information

Academic Rank

Professor

Research Site

Hospital for Sick Children

Membership Type

Associate Member

Academic Department

Otolaryngology

Research Interests

Theme

Neuroscience / Brain Health

Platforms

Imaging

Keywords

, auditory plasticity, genetic hearing loss, vestibular pathology, sensorineural hearing loss