Eduardo Gus


Staff Surgeon, The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

(416) 813-7654 ext. 228198

(416) 813-8502

Sandy Davies

hospitals and rotations
Hospital for Sick Children

practice location

The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X

Breast, Burns, Paediatric

Dr. Eduardo Gus is a staff surgeon at the Hospital for Sick Children, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He completed his medical degree at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, and undertook General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery specialty training in Brazil.

Dr. Gus pursued fellowship training in adult and pediatric burns, pediatric plastic surgery, and breast reconstruction at the University of Toronto, which were followed by an appointment at the Victorian Adult Burns Service, in Melbourne, Australia. He returned to the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery in 2021, to join the Burn Program at the Hospital for Sick Children.

Dr. Gus' clinical practice interest encompasses acute and reconstructive burn surgery, complex wounds, scar management, laser therapy, skin lesions, and breast conditions in the pediatric population. His research interest centres on understanding burn epidemiology and delivery of burn care. Dr. Gus has contributed to multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed publications, is an active member of numerous burn associations, and is a peer-reviewer for scientific journals, in the field of pediatric burns.


CHAKERA, H.; ZUCCARO, J.; GUS, E.; KELLY, C.; FISH, J. Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 on the Provision of Pediatric Care at a Canadian Pediatric Burn Center. Burns, 2023 [IN PRESS] accepted on October 26th 2023. Doi:10.1016/j.burns.2023.10.007

GUS, E.; ZHU, J.; BROOKS, S.G. Postburn Breast Reconstruction: A scoping review. Scars, Burns & Healing, 2023;9:1-12. doi:10.1177/20595131231202100

GUS, E.; ZHU, J.; SATHIYAMOORTHY, T.; ZUCCARO, J.; FISH, J. Burn Data Management and usage across Canada. Burns, 2023 26:S0305-4179(23)00137-7. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2023.07.003

GREENHALGH, D.; HILL, D.M.; BURMEISTER, D.; GUS, E.; et al. Surviving Sepsis After Burn Campaign. Burns, 2023(6):S0305-4179(23)00089-X. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2023.05.003

GUS, E.; BROOKS, S.; MULTANI, I.; ZHU, J.; ZUCCARO, J.; SINGER, Y. Burn registries state of affairs: a scoping review. J Burn Care Res 2022;43(5):1002-1014. doi:10.1093/jbcr/irac077

PERKINS, M.; WOOD, F.; GRIFFIN, B.; GUS, E.; CARNEY, B.; TEAGUE, W.; TRACEY, L. Variation in burn wound management approaches for paediatric burn patients in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ J Surg2022;92(4):753-758.

LI, A.T.; MOUSSA, A.; GUS, E.; PAUL, E.; YII, E.; ROMERO, L.; ZC, LIN; PADIGLIONE, A.; LO C.H.; CLELAND, H.; CHENG, A.C. Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Sepsis in Burns: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Surg2022;275(4):654-662. DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005198
GUS, E.; ALMELAND, S.K.; BARNES, D.; ELMASRY, M.; SINGER, Y.; SJÖBERG, F.; STEINVALL, I.; VAN ZUIJLEN, P.; CLELAND, H. Burn unit design – the missing link for quality and safety. J Burn Care Res, 2021;42(3):369-375.

GUS, E.; CLELAND, H. Burn fluid resuscitation formulae: concept and misconception. Injury, 2021;52(4):780-781.

GUS, E. I.; SHAHROKHI, S.; JESCHKE, M. Anabolic and anticatabolic agents used in burn care: What is known and what is yet to be learned. Burns, 2020;46:19-32.