Jana Dengler

Jana Dengler


Assistant Professor


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. 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.

Areas of Specialty

Adult Hand, Peripheral Nerve, and Microsurgery

Practice Hospital

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre




Juliet Buenaventura

Practice Location

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
M1-500, 2075 Bayview Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4E 3M5


(416) 480-6731


(416) 480-6757

Referral Instructions

Please fax referrals to 416-480-6757

Research Interests

Access to Care, Processes of Care and Clinical Outcomes
Knowledge Translation