Department of Medicine

Mazen Bader


Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine






Education and Professional Standing

After obtaining his medical degree from Istanbul University, Dr Bader completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He obtained a master degree in public health at the University of Kansas. He did training in wound care at the university of Toronto. He is certified by the royal college of physicians and surgeons of Canada and the American board of internal medicine in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.

Dr Bader practiced as infectious diseases and internal medicine staff physician At Hamilton Health Sciences. He has a particular interest in the care of adult patients with all types of infections in general and patients with skin and soft tissue infections and diabetic foot infections in particular. He is involved in the education of students in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs.

Dr Bader has involved in research in different areas of infectious diseases including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, HIV, and candidemia.

Selected Publications

  1. Bader MS, Brooks A,D Kelly, Srigley J. Postexposure Management of Infectious Diseases. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine December 2016.
  2. Mazen S. Bader, Abouchehade Kassem, Yanqing Yi, Bishop L, Hawboldt J.  Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Elderly Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Outcomes and Time to First Dose of Appropriate Antibiotic Therapy. Inf Dis Clin Prac 2015;23:284-289.
  3. Bader MS. Diagnostic Approach to Diabetic Foot Infections. In: Bader MS, Armstrong D, Alavi A, Sibbald G, Wu S, Giovinco N, ed. Diabetic foot infections. First ed. Gurgaon,India: Macmillan. 2014:41-68.
  4. Bader MS, Alavi A. Management of hospitalized patients with diabetic foot infections. Hospital practice 2014; 42(4): 111-25.
  5. Bader M. Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in older adult Patients: Predictors of 7-day mortality and Methicillin-resistant strain. Infection control hospital epidemiology Journal   2006; 27(11): 1219-1225.
  6. Bader M, Hinthorn D, Lai SM, Kumar V, Ellerbeck E. Hyperglycemia and Mortality of Diabetic Patients with Candidemia. Diabetic Med 2005; 22(9):1252-57.