Dr. Mark Crowther received his M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 1990. Subsequently, he undertook Internal Medicine training at the University of Western Ontario, followed by Hematology training at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario Canada.
Between 1995 and 1999, Dr. Crowther undertook a focused Research Fellowship in Thromboembolism under the direction of Drs. Ginsberg, Weitz and Hirsh. Dr. Crowther joined the faculty at McMaster University in 1999 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine working at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Currently, Dr. Crowther is Chair of the Division of Hematology and a Professor in the Department of Medicine. He also is the Head of Service (Hematology), Senior Clinical Research Advisor for the Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Center at St. Joseph's Healthcare and Research Director for the Sister’s of St Joseph’s International Research Program (Uganda). Dr. Crowther sits on the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Committee 1 (Clinical Trials) and on the Ontario Heart and Stroke Clinician Scientist Review Panel.
Dr. Crowther's clinical activities focus on the care of patients with thromboembolic disorders, the management of complications of treatments for thromboembolic disorders and other hematologic conditions. Dr. Crowther's research endeavors include a wide variety of projects examining the optimal methods to prevent and treat both arterial and venous thrombosis.
Dr. Crowther has presented more than 325 invited talks, published more than 170 peer-reviewed publications, spoken nationally and internationally and is the author of chapters in many bleeding hematologic texts. He is Senior Editor of a new text entitled Evidence Based Hematology and holds a Career Investigator award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.