Rob Cartotto


Professor, Department of Surgery
Attending Plastic Surgeon, Ross Tilley Burn Centre

(416) 480-6706

(416) 480-6708

Carla Caporiccio

hospitals and rotations
Ross Tilley Burn Centre

practice location

2075 Bayview Ave.
Rm D712
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5


Medical School: Queen's 1986
Residency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto 1987-1992
Fellowship: Comprehensive Burn Care , Ross Tilley Burn centre, University of Toronto
Professor of Surgey, University of Toronto.
Program Chair, American Burn Association, 2019-2022
Member, Board of Trustees, American Burn Association

Selected Bibliography:
1. A Review on the Use of Plasma During Acute Burn Resuscitation.
Cartotto R, Callum J. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Feb 19;41(2):433-440. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/irz184.PMID: 31734693

2. Scar Quality of Skin Graft Borders: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Evaluation. Zuo KJ, Umraw N, Cartotto R. J Burn Care Res. 2019 Aug 14;40(5):529-534. doi: 10.1093/jbcr/irz087. PMID: 31181140

3.The Effects of Storage Age of Blood in Massively Transfused Burn Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Randomized Transfusion Requirement in Burn Care Evaluation Study. Cartotto R, Taylor SL, Holmes JH 4th, Peck M, Cochran A, King BT, Bhavsar D, Tredget EE, Mozingo D, Greenhalgh D, Pollock BH, Palmieri TL.
Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec;46(12):e1097-e1104. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003383.
PMID: 30234568

4. Burn State of the Science: Fluid Resuscitation. Cartotto R, Greenhalgh DG, Cancio C.
J Burn Care Res. 2017 May/Jun;38(3):e596-e604. doi 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000541. Review. Erratum in: J Burn Care Res. 2017 Jul 1;38(4):269. PMID: 28328669

5. The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in mechanically ventilated burn patients: An analysis of risk factors, clinical features, and outcomes using the Berlin ARDS definition. Cartotto R, Li Z, Hanna S, Spano S, Wood D, Chung K, Camacho F.
Burns. 2016 Nov;42(7):1423-1432. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2016.01.031. Epub 2016 Aug 9. PMID: 2752071