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Divisions

Cardiology

Cardiology is the branch of medicine pertaining to the heart.

The Division of Cardiology at St. Paul's Hospital, within the Heart Center organization, constitutes the majority of the faculty for British Columbia's premier tertiary and only quaternary cardiac program.  The resulting operational complexities have led to the development of an organizational matrix that includes both Divisional and Departmental structures as well as operationally based cardiac sciences program structures combining Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery.

Contact Information
The Division of Cardiology
478 - 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 1Y6
Telephone: 604-682-2344 ext 63599
Email: dhowe@providencehealth.bc.ca

Head
Dr. Andy Ignaszewski, Division Head

Members


Dr. Andrew Krahn, Professor, the Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Chair in Cardiology (UBC); the Paul Brunes UBC Professorship in Heart Rhythm Disorders
Dr. G B John Mancini, Professor
Dr. Teresa Tsang, Professor
Dr. John Webb, Professor, McLeod Family Professor in Valvular Heart Disease Intervention

Dr. Ron Carere, Clinical Professor
Dr. Anthony Fung, Clinical Professor
Dr. Jaap Hamburger, Clinical Professor
Dr. Andy Ignaszewski, Clinical Professor and Head
Dr. Marla Kiess, Clinical Professor
Dr. John Yeung-Lai-Wah, Clinical Professor

Dr. Karin Humphries, Professor, UBC-PHC, Heart and Stroke Foundation Professorship in Women’s Cardiovascular Health

Dr. Eve Aymong, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Sammy Chan, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Jasmine Grewal, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Brett Heilbron, Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Simon Rabkin, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Krishnan Ramanathan, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Carolyn Taylor, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Chris Thompson, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Sean Virani, Clinical  Associate Professor
Dr. Graham Wong, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. David Wood, Clinical Associate Professor


Dr. Jason Andrade, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Matthew Bennett, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Robert Boone, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Nathan Brunner, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Santabhanu (Shanta) Chakrabarti, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Rudy Chow, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Simone Cowan, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Margot Davis, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Marc Deyell, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Christopher Fordyce, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Nathaniel Hawkins, Clinical Assistant Professor, the UBC Dr. Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar honorific in Heart Rhythm Management

Dr. Kendeep Kaila, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Zachary Laksman, Clinical Assistant Professor, the UBC Dr. Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar
Dr. Anna Lehman, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. James McKinney, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Robert Moss, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Kevin Ong, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Tara Sedlak, Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Jonathan Tang, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Mustafa Toma, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Michael Tsang, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Kei Kwong (Stanley) Tung, Clinical  Assistant Professor

Dr. Bradley Munt, Clinical Instructor

Dr. Scott Lear, Adjunct Professor,
Pfizer/Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in CVD Prevention Research


Dr. John Boone, Clinical Professor (Emeritus)
Dr. Arthur Dodek, Clinical Professor (Emeritus)
Dr. Doris Kavanagh-Gray, Clinical Professor (Emeritus)
Dr. Ian Macdonald, Clinical Associate Professor (Emeritus)
Dr. Dwight Peretz, Clinical Professor (Emeritus)


Sub-specialty programs and related streams of professional activity include:

• Consultative Clinical Cardiology (inpatient and outpatient)
• Cardiac Risk Assessment and Atherosclerosis Regression
• Cardiac Electrodiagnostics
• Acute Coronary Care
• Interventional Cardiology & Cardiac Catheterization
• Cardiac Ultrasound
• Heart Function
• Cardiac Transplantation
• Adult Congenital Heart Disease
• Electrophysiology and Pacing
• Cardiac Rehabilitation

Clinical trials and health outcomes research remain central to the Division's research mission. Robust programs in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching, a dynamic Royal College Cardiology Residency program, and a variety of highly regarded sub-specialty fellowship programs are supported.

For more information on Cardiology, please explore these useful websites:

The Heart Centre www.heartcentre.ca
UBC Division of Cardiology www.ubccardiology.ca