Site Director, Toronto Western Hospital
Dr. Sebastian Mafeld is a vascular & interventional Radiologist at University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health in Toronto, Canada. He works within a team to provide vascular and non-vascular minimally invasive procedures involving aortic and peripheral arterial interventions, balloon pulmonary angioplasty, dialysis access, embolization, hepato-biliary/urological intervention, interventional oncology and management of venous disease. He also reports vascular imaging studies including CT, MRI, and ultrasound.
Dr. Mafeld is active in multiple clinical trials, as well as the education of fellows, residents and medical students. He also has an interest in endovascular simulation. A list of Dr. Mafeld’s publications can be found here.
He serves on the editorial board for The Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal and is a reviewer for several other journals.
Dr. Mafeld is involved in multiple clinical trials, including but not limited to:
EMHSeed grant $120,000 CAD over two years. Jointly obtained with professor Matsuura’s lab to develop a novel temporary embolic agent for application in musculoskeletal embolization. Further $28,330 raised from the Academic Incentive Fund. PROSPECT multicentre trial for endovascular simulation
First in human device trial; CAPERE thrombectomy system. 2019 – Present
A Prospective North American Multicenter, Post Approval Study of the Lutonix Drug-Coated Balloon for dysfunctional dialysis fistulas. Becton Dickenson 2018-present
Evaluation of prognostic value of 18F-Fluoroazomycin Arabinoside (FAZA) Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MR) in patients with critical limb ischemia pre-and post revascularization: A pilot study [FAZA Limb Ischemia]
$40,000 CAD Funding through AIF JDMI
Parallel cluster-randomized trial of the Integrated Pulmonary Index for nurse-administered procedural sedation. Support from Medtronic External Research Program. $63,500 to support direct research costs and ~$60,000 worth of equipment has been awarded Joint collaboration between JDMI and Cardiology
Automation of procedural fasting instructions. AMS Healthcare Small Grant in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence ($20,000)