Heather Baltzer
MD, MSc, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
Contact information
Hand Program
University Health Network
399 Bathurst St., 2E-422
Toronto
Ontario
M5T 2S8
Phone: 416-603-5449
Fax: 416-603-5251
Research location: Toronto Western Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics
Secondary Research Area: Human Development & Aging
Research Statement:

Dr. Baltzer is a hand surgeon with a strong interest in hand and wrist arthritis. Specifically she focuses on translational proteomics to investigate systemic and joint-specific biomarkers related to the development and progression of symptomatic osteoarthritis in the hand and wrist.This information has the potential application of understanding disease progression and predicting response to OA treatment based on patient reported outcomes.