Dominik Mertz
Associate Professor, Medicine
(905) 525-9140 x 43952

Dr. Dominik Mertz is the Medical Director of Infection Control and is practicing Infectious Diseases at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences. He has a special interest in Antimicrobial Stewardship and is chairing the Antimicrobial Stewardship Working Group at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Mertz's main research interest is the identification of risk factors for infection or colonization by organisms that are antimicrobial resistant, the prevention of transmission and control of outbreaks by AMR in a hospital setting, and antimicrobial stewardship as a preventive measure to slow down the spread of AMR and to optimize antibiotic treatment of patients with AMR infections.