Joseph Catapano


Surgeon-Investigator

Assistant Professor

phone
(416) 864-6060 ext. 3868

fax
(416) 864-5621

assistant
Selena Levine

hospitals and rotations
St. Michael's Hospital

practice location

St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond Street
Donnelly Wing, Room 4-072
Toronto, ON M5B 1W8

subspecialty(ies)
Craniomaxillofacial, Hand, Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve, Post-Bariatric Body Contouring, Skin Cancer, Trauma

Dr. Catapano graduated from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine in 2011 and subsequently completed his residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2020. During his residency, he completed a four-year PhD in peripheral nerve repair and regeneration through the Institute of Medical Science and the Ministry of Health Clinician-Investigator Program. Following residency, Dr. Catapano pursued further subspecialty training in hand, peripheral nerve and microsurgery at the prestigious Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland. His clinical practice focuses on the hand and wrist, including peripheral nerve and soft tissue reconstruction of the upper and lower limb. His research focuses on outcomes after peripheral nerve injury and the incorporation of new technologies to improve peripheral nerve regeneration following traumatic injury. He is the author of several peer-reviewed publications and he has been the recipient of numerous national and international awards during his career.