Jana Dengler


Assisstant Professor

(416) 480-6731

(416) 480-6757

Juliet Buenavenatura

hospitals and rotations
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

practice location

2075 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Hand, Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve

Dr. Dengler graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 2013, and subsequently completed her residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2018. Prior to this, she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees in biomedical engineering. After residency, Dr. Dengler pursued fellowship training in hand, peripheral nerve, and microsurgery at the Washington University of St. Louis, under the direction of Drs. Susan Mackinnon and Amy Moore. Dr. Dengler joined Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto in 2019, where her clinical focus is in adult hand, peripheral nerve, and microsurgery. She has a special interest in improving upper extremity function in people living with cervical spinal cord injury. Her research program currently focuses on improving access to care, processes of care, and outcomes in peripheral nerve injuries and cervical-level spinal cord injury. Dr. Dengler is currently completing a Master's degree in Translational Science, and strives to bring modern treatment paradigms for nerve injuries to healthcare providers and affected patients globally. Dr. Dengler has been the recipient of numerous awards for her academic and research work, and is the author of several peer-reviewed publications.