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James Douketis

Scientific Steering Committee

James Douketis, MD, FRCPC
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Dr. Douketis is Director of Vascular Medicine and Staff Physician in Vascular Medicine and General Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, and Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. He received his M.D. and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. He then completed a thrombosis fellowship at McMaster University.

Dr. Douketis’ research interests include: perioperative antithrombotic therapy and guideline development (2008 and 2012 ACCP Guidelines); prognosis of patients with venous thromboembolism; hormonal therapy and thrombosis; and clinical guidelines for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

Dr. Douketis is President of Thrombosis Canada (www.thrombosiscanada.ca), Deputy Editor of ACP Journal Club, and has over 200 scientific publications.