Henry Siu completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Toronto in 2008, and his residency training at McMaster University in 2010. He joined the department full time in 2013 as and Assistant Professor and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2020.
His clinical interests include complex patient management, care of the elderly, and developing clinical expertise in wound care. He currently practices out of Stonechurch Family Health Centre as a family physician, and as an attending physician at a local long-term care facility. In the past, he has also worked extensively with the Good Shepherd Men’s Centre and Wesley Urban Ministries in the downtown Hamilton core to provide primary care to the disenfranchised.
His current research endeavours involve enabling medication concordance in community dwelling seniors, deprescribing, and research in long-term care including auditing advance care planning rates and assessing clinicians barriers to long-term care, implementing a new periodic health examination form, and developing an N of 1 tapering algorithm for antipsychotics. He has recently received grants from the Canadian Frailty Network to pursue his research interests and have published articles in Canadian Family Physician about his work in long-term care.