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Damon Scales
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto , ON

Damon C Scales

Dr. Damon Scales is a Professor of Medicine (University of Toronto) and the Chief of Critical Care at Sunnybrook HSC. 

Dr. Scales conducts health services research and clinical research that seeks to improve the outcomes of critically ill patients. He has conducted many large, pragmatic and cluster randomized controlled trials (RCTs).  His active research programs include a prehospital RCT comparing early identification and treatment of sepsis by paramedics vs usual care (PITSTOP, NCT03068741); a RCT of helmet non-invasive ventilation versus high-flow nasal oxygen for patients with acute hypoxemia (HONOUR, NCT05078034); and a RCT of early versus delayed anticoagulant prophylaxis for patients with traumatic brain injury (PROTEST, NCT03559114).