Dr. Karen Cross is a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon and a Surgeon Entrepreneur at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is an assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She performs basic science and clinical translation research developing non-invasive optical technologies to assess skin physiology. Her research aims are to bring innovative technology from the bench to the bedside. She is the CEO & Co-founder of MIMOSA Diagnostics.
Dr. Cross has won several National and International awards related to her research such as the Wound Healing Society Young Investigator Award, Trauma Association of Canada Research Award, and Best Clinical Research from the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. She has been recognized for her excellence in as a teacher, her collegiality, generosity, mentorship and humanitarianism by receiving the Dr. Hugh Thompson Humanitarian Award and the Leo Mahoney Teaching Award.
Please note: Dr. Cross is not taking any summer students