Shahriar Shahrokhi

Shahriar Shahrokhi


Coordinator of Medical Education, Ross Tilley Burn Centre
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto


After completing an Hon.B.Sc. from University of Toronto, Dr. Shahrokhi went onto medical school and completed his MD degree at the University of Ottawa (2001). Dr. Shahrokhi continued his training by completing a residency in General Surgery from McGill University (2006). This was followed by a clinical fellowship in The Complete Care of the Burn Patient at University of Toronto (2007). Dr. Shahrokhi is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and board certified by the American College of Surgeons.

Following the completion of his fellowship, Dr. Shahrokhi accepted a position as Attending Surgeon at the Ross Tilley Burn Centre (RTBC) at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. In addition to the clinical aspects of the practice, Dr. Shahrokhi is the Coordinator of Medical Education at the RTBC, and the Director of Burn Fellowship RTBC.

Recent Publications:

Vrouwe SQ., Shahrokhi S. Assessing Primary Care Trainee Comfort in The Diagnosis and Management of Thermal Injuries. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Dec 2. (Epub ahead of print).

McEvenue G, Brichacek M, Logsetty S, Shahrokhi S. Surgical Management of Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine Induced Soft Tissue Necrosis: Case Study and Treatment Algorithm. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2016 Aug 16 (Epub ahead of print).

Rogers A, Shahrokhi S. Surgical Management of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections. UpToDate. Basow, DS (Ed) UpToDate
Waltham, MA, 2016 Aug.

Shih JG, Shahrokhi S, Jeschke MG. Review of Adult Electrical Burn Injury Outcomes Worldwide: An Analysis of Low-Voltage vs High-Voltage Electrical Injury. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2016 Jun 28;Epub ahead of print.

Rogers A, Shahrokhi S. Salvage of bilateral lower limb below knee amputations with split gastrocnemius and soleus muscle flaps. Wound Healing Southern Africa. 2016 Jun;9(1).

Austin R, Merchant N, Shahrokhi S, Jeschke MG. A comparison of Biobrane™and Cadaveric Allograft for Temporizing the Acute Burn Wound: Cost and Procedural Time. Burns. 2015 Jun;41(4):749-53.

Retrouvey H, Shahrokhi S. Pain and the Thermally Injured Patient - A Review of Current Therapies. Journal of burn care and research. 2015 Mar;36(2):315-323.

Austin RE, Shahrokhi S, Bolourani S, Jeschke MG. Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Safety in Burn Care: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Review. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2015 Jan;36(1):111-7.

Merchant N, Shahrokhi S, Lin JJ, Jeschke M. Management of Adult Patients with Buttock and Perineal Burns - Review of literature and the RTBC Experience. Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014 Oct;77(4):640-648.

Shahrokhi S, Arno A, Jeschke M. The use of dermal substitutes in burn surgery: Acute phase. Journal of wound repair and regeneration. 2014 Jan;22(1):14-22. Principal Author.

Jeschke MG, Finnerty C, Shahrokhi S, Branski L, Dibildox M. Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care: Novel Techniques. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2013 Nov;34(6):612-20.

Jeschke MG, Shahrokhi S, Finnerty CC, Branski LK, Dibildox M; and The ABA Organization & Delivery of Burn Care Committee. Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care: Established Techniques. Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2013 May 31; Epub ahead of print.

Kraft R, Herndon DN, Finnerty CC, Shahrokhi S, Jeschke MG. Occurrence of Multiorgan Dysfunction in Pediatric Burn Patients: Incidence and Clinical Outcome. Annals of Surgery. 2013 Mar; Epub ahead of print.

Hall KL, Shahrokhi S, Jeschke MG. Enternal Nutrition Support in Burn Care: A Review of Current Recommendations as Instituted in the Ross Tilley Burn Centre. Nutrients. 2012 Oct 29;4(11):1554-65.

Shahrokhi S, Jindal K, Jeschke MG. Three Components of education in burn care: Surgical education, inter-professional education, and mentorship. Burns. 2012 Sep;38(6):783-9.

Shahrokhi S, Gauglitz GG. Treatment of Burn Wounds Sepsis. UpToDate. Basow, DS (Ed) UpToDate
Waltham, MA, 2012.

Shahrokhi S, Jeschke, MG. What’s new in Shock. Shock. 2010: 34: pp 323-326.

Areas of Specialty

Burn Surgery and Complex wound care.

Practice Hospital

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, The Ross Tilley Burn Centre




Laura Krasnewych

Practice Location

2075 Bayview Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 3M5


(416) 480-5554


(416) 480-7832

Referral Instructions

Contact administrative assistant Laura Krasnewych at 416-480-5554

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes in burn care.