Dr. Carcao is a Clinician Investigator in the Division of Haematology/Oncology (Department of Paediatrics), Senior Associate Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences program at SickKids and Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. He is also a member of the Hemostasis program in Haematology.
Dr. Carcao received his medical degree in 1990 and a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology in 2007 from the University of Toronto. He joined the division as a faculty member in 1999 following completion of haematology/oncology and hemostasis fellowships (1995-1999).
Dr. Carcao’s research interests are in the study of congenital bleeding disorders (haemophilia, Von Willebrand disease and rare inherited coagulation and platelet disorders) and in particular the study of inter-patient disease variability with respect to inhibitor development, prophylaxis needs and pharmacokinetics. Dr. Carcao also has a substantial clinical and research interest in childhood immune thrombocytopenia, hereditary spherocytosis and the medical management of vascular tumours and malformations.