HEART TEAM SUMMIT

Director of the Symposium

2nd Heart Team Summit - Montreal LIVE 2017

Philippe L.-L’Allier
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Kevin Bainey

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

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    Kevin Bainey is currently an Assistant Professor and Academic Interventional Cardiologist at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta. He maintains an Associate Faculty position at the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta. He is also the Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta.

     

    Past education includes an undergraduate degree in Microbiology at the University of Alberta in 1998, Doctor of Medicine from University of Alberta in 2002, Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the University of Alberta and Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2006 (Internal Medicine) and 2008 (Cardiology). He also completed an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Harvard University’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2009. He was a Clinical Scholar in Interventional Cardiology at McMaster University from 2009-2011. He completed his Master of Science in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University in 2013.

     

    He is the recipient of the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation Resident Research Award (Alberta) and was a Clinical Research Student Presentation Award Nominee for the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. He has received the University Of Alberta Department Of Medicine Research Award on numerous occasions throughout his training at the University of Alberta.

    Bainey’s research efforts are widely published amongst academic and peer-evaluated journals. Currently, his research interests include reperfusion in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Simon Bérubé

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke

(CHUS)

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    Dr Simon Bérubé is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Sherbrooke. He has been practicing interventional cardiology at C.H.U.S. (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke) since 2006 where he is Cath Lab Director since 2013. His involvement in academics includes pre-graduate and post-graduate study. His research interests are coronary imaging and acute coronary syndrome.

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    Dr Bouchard trained at McGill University, Université de Montréal and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cardiac Surgery. He joined the staff of The Montreal Heart Institute as of July 2000. He leads and founded the cardiac surgery Minimally invasive surgical program of the Montreal heart Institute since 2006. He has been very active in cardiac surgery training in Canada, being on the national exam committe since 2008 and being cardiac surgery program director for Université de Montréal since 2007. He is an active  researcher and clinical investigator, with 90 peer reviewed publications, 4 book chapters and he obtained a Ph D in clinical research in cardiac surgery in 2014. He travels around the world for lectures and surgery and have been conducting 6 humanitarian cardiac surgery missions in Southern Egypt and Ethiopia. His main interests are valvular surgery, mitral valve repair, HOCM surgery and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Denis Bouchard

 

Warren Cantor

Southlake Regional Health Centre

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    Dr. Warren Cantor received his medical degree at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario in 1991. After a clinical fellowship in interventional cardiology in Toronto, he pursued a two-year research fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina. After completing the fellowship, he worked as Staff Interventional Cardiologist and Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto from 2000 to 2005. He is currently a Staff Interventional Cardiologist at Southlake, the Medical Director of the Structural Heart Program, and the research director for the Interventional Cardiology group. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

     

    His research interests include coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction, radial access and antithrombotic therapy for acute coronary syndromes. He was the principal investigator for TRANSFER-AMI, a large Canadian Institute for Heart Research (CIHR)-funded multicentre trial evaluating the role of routine early PCI after thrombolysis for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts, and is a member of the American Heart Journal’s Editorial Board. He is currently the president of the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology (CAIC). He has participated in several committees and working groups for the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention and the Ontario Medical Association. He serves on the executive committee of the Canadian Association of Ontario Association of Cardiologists and on national and international steering committees for multicenter trials.

     

Philippe Généreux

Interventional Cardiologist
Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal

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    Director, Angiographic Core Laboratory

    Cardiovascular Research Foundation

     

    Coming soon

Christopher Glover

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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    Dr. Glover is an Interventional Cardiologist who has been on Staff at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute since 2001. In addition to coronary interventions, Dr. Glover performs ethanol ablations and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations. Dr. Glover is the Vice Chair of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada Subspecialty Committee in Cardiology.

Jean- François Gobeil

Centre Hospitalier de l’University de Montreal (CHUM)

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    Dr. Gobeil is currently an associate professor of medicine at the University of Montreal School of Medicine.  He is also the director of the Cathlab at the Centre Hospitalier de L’University de Montreal (CHUM).  Following his residency, he did his fellowship with Marie Claude Morice and Thiery  Lefebve  in Paris, where he developed an interest and expertise in the treatment of bifurcation lesions.  Furthemore he is also involved in the TAVI team since its beginnings’ at the CHUM.  Dr. Gobeil has been involved in teaching for many years, initially by being the program director of the internal medicine residency program for 8 years and now co-director of the clerkship program at the University of Montreal.

Hugues Jeanmart

Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal &

Montreal Heart Institute

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    Dr Jeanmart finished his training in cardiac surgery at the university of Montréal in 2003.  From 2003 to 2005, he was a fellow at the OLV Clinic (Aalst, Belgium) under the supervision of Dr Hugo Vanermen to learn endoscopic mitral valve surgery and robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass. In 2005-06, he went to UCL – Clinique St-Luc (Bruxelles, Belgium), to learn aortic valve-sparing and aortic root surgery with Dr Gebrine Elkhoury. Following his fellowship, he started his surgical carrer at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and the Montréal Heart Institute. In the following years, he developped minimally invasive mitral surgery and started the first cardiac robotic surgery program in the Québec province.  In 2012, he became the chief of cardiac surgery at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and was promoted to associate professor of surgery at the university of Montréal.

Shamir Mehta

McMaster University

Hamilton Health Sciences

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    Dr. Shamir Mehta is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Director of the Interventional Cardiology program at Hamilton Health Sciences. He is a Senior Scientist at the Population Health Research Institute. His research focuses on randomized trials evaluating the role and timing of invasive interventional therapies in patients with acute coronary syndromes and the evaluation of novel antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies in these patients. He has led several large pragmatic randomized trials evaluating invasive interventional strategies in patients with acute coronary syndromes. He has also lead multinational randomized trials evaluating novel antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies to improve outcomes in patients experiencing a heart attack. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the CIHR-funded COMPLETE trial evaluating the role of non-culprit lesion PCI in 4000 patients with STEMI and multi-vessel disease. Dr. Mehta has published 145 original research papers in several medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA, and Circulation.

Donald Palisaitis

Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal

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    Coming Soon

Jean-Michel Paradis

Quebec Heart and Lung Institute

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    Jean-Michel Paradis is an attending interventional cardiologist at Quebec Heart and Lung Institute. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Laval University. Dr Paradis received a medical degree from the University of Montreal. After his residency in adult cardiology at the University of Montreal, he fullfilled a fellowship in structural heart disease interventions at Columbia University Medical Center in New-York. In 2013, he also obtained a certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr Paradis’s research interests are in transcatheter aortic valve implantation, transcatheter mitral valve therapies and the impact of coronary artery disease after structural heart disease interventions.

Sam Radhakrishnan

University of Toronto

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    Dr Sam Radhakrishnan is an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (U of T).  Following his cardiology residency training at the U of T, he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Sciences Centre, before joining on staff in 2000 as a Clinician Teacher.  His involvement in medical teaching encompasses all levels of education (undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and sub-specialty) with exposure to local, national and international trainees.  He has served as a Site Director for the Cardiology Resident’s Training Program including involvement in the Royal College Examination in Cardiology, serving as a committee member and examiner. He continues to serve as the Director of Schulich Heart Centre’s Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program.  In 2007 he co-championed the development of the ‘Code STEMI’ Program for coordinated delivery of Primary PCI within the city of Toronto In 2009, he co-led the development of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI) Program at the Schulich Heart Centre and continues to serve as Medical Director.  In 2010 he assumed the role of Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Short Stay Unit, Schulich Heart Centre.  Finally, he continues to serve as a proctor for CoreValve, initiating Canadian international TAVI programs.

Stéphane Rinfret

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)/
Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)

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    Dr Stéphane Rinfret is an interventional cardiologist and an epidemiologist, currently appointed as associate professor at Laval University.  He practices general and interventional cardiology at the Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (Quebec Heart and Lung Institute).  He has held several peer-reviewed grants, published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, several abstracts, and been invited over 150 times to give lectures in the past 5 years.  His epidemiological research focuses on health services and outcomes. He is currently responsible for the institute catheterization laboratory database. He is also a high volume operator, performing over 250 percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) per year, mostly from the transradial approach, and for the most part complex procedures.  He is responsible of the chronic total occlusion (CTO) program at the institute, which has driven most of his focus over the last 5 years.  He has performed over 500 of CTO PCI since January 2010, including a large number of retrograde procedures, and pursues a very active teaching program of transradial and CTO PCI techniques in Canada, US and France. He currently serves as faculty member in many large international meetings.

Jacqueline Saw

Vancouver General Hospital

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    She was awarded Canada Scholar and the Dean’s Entrance Scholarship for Natural Sciences at Simon Fraser University, where she did her undergraduate degree. She then obtained her medical doctorate at the University of Ottawa, where she graduated summa cum laude. She did her residency training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of British Columbia, and served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. She then proceeded to Interventional Cardiology fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic, which encompassed carotid, peripheral and structural interventional training. She has been an active staff with the Division of Cardiology at VGH and joint appointment at St Paul’s Hospital since 2004. She is also a physician proctor for left atrial appendage closure with the Amplatzer Cardiac Plug and WATCHMAN devices.

     

    Dr. Saw’s research interests include spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), left atrial appendage closure, antiplatelet therapy, percutaneous coronary intervention, carotid artery stenting, peripheral intervention and non-atherosclerotic coronary artery disease [including SCAD and coronary fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) in women]. She is the principal investigator of the Canadian SCAD Study, PRYME, NACAD, SAFER-SCAD, Canadian WATCHMAN Registry, TAP-CABG, and ELAPSE studies. She has authored or co-authored over 100 publications, including scientific research studies, review articles and book chapters. She is also the editor of two textbooks on carotid artery stenting, and one textbook on left atrial appendage closure.

LOCAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Philippe L.-L’Allier
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Louis Perrault
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Jean- François Dorval
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Serge Doucet
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Reda Ibrahim
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Marc Jolicoeur
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Mohamed Nosair
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Hung Ly
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Jean-François Tanguay
Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

FELLOW COMMITTEE

Marie-Jeanne Bertrand

Montreal Heart Institute
Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal

Michele Pighi

Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal,Quebec, Canada

2ND HEART TEAM SUMMIT  -  MONTRÉAL LIVE  2017 | MAY 31, JUNE 1 & 2 | 2017

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