MEET OUR TEAM

Structural Heart Disease Team

Meet the experts behind your structural heart disease treatment at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

Cardiac Anaesthesia

Dr. Adriaan Van Rensburg MD

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologist

Dr. Massimiliano Meineri MD

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologist

Echocardiography

Dr. Melitta Mezody MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical Researcher, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)

Dr. Wendy Tsang MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical Researcher, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)

Jennifer Day

Cardiac Sonographer

Navdeep Boparai

Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac Surgeons

Dr. Christopher Feindel MDCM, MSc, FRCSC

Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto

Cardiovascular Surgeon, DeGasperis Chair in Clinical Trial and Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Maral Ouzounian MD, PhD, FRCSC

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto

Cardiac and Aortic Surgeon

Dr. Robert James Cusimano MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS 

Associate Professor, University of Toronto 

Cardiovascular Surgeon

Dr. Vivek Rao MD, FRCSC

Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto

Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery

Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

Peter Munk Chair in Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics

Interventional Cardiologists

Dr. Eric Horlick MDCM, FRCPC, FSCAI

Peter Munk Chair in Structural Heart Disease Intervention
Director, Structural Heart Disease Intervention Service, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Course Director & Developer, Toronto Course on Structural and Congenital Heart Disease Intervention

Dr. Mark Osten MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Associate Director, Structural Heart Disease Intervention Service, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre 

Clinical Researcher, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)

Course Director & Developer, Toronto Course on Structural and Congenital Heart Disease Intervention

TAVI Nurse Coordinators

Kathy Svitak

TAVI Nurse Coordinator

Rebecca Collier-Doyle

TAVI Clinic Support Nurse

Annam Muthu MBBS

Clinical/Research Fellow

Georges Ephrem MD

Clinical Fellow

Heiko Schneider MD

Clinical Fellow

Ricardo Romero MD

Clinical Fellow

Administrative Team

Oksana Basovich

Transcatheter Valve Program

Coordinator

Mary De Luca

Assistant to Dr. Horlick

Lynette Sequeira

Assistant to Dr. Horlick

Patricia Kikiris

Assistant to Dr. Osten

Fernanda Branco

Assistant to Dr. Feindel

Thanu Sabesan

Assistant to Dr. Cusimano

Victoria DeMelo

Assistant to Dr. Ouzounian

Jennifer Cherry

Assistant to Dr. Rao

Research Team

Yang Sun

Clinical Research Coordinator

Libo Wu

Clinical Research Coordinator

Louise Pei

Masters Student

Yvonne Bach

Graduate Student

Anser Daud

Medical Student

Rawan Rumman PhD

Medical Student

Natalie Abraha

Undergraduate Student

Nayab Zafar

Undergraduate Student

 

Clinical and Research Team Alumni

Former fellows, trainees, students and other alumni

Fellows

Ashish Shah

Lukas Meier

Sami al-Nasser

Undergraduate Students 

Healey Shulman

Myles Beynanon

Rafique Khan

Khizar Karim

Shamon Ahmed

Jeneka Navaranjan

Jaime Sklar

Graduate Students

Taniya Khan

Staff

Jaime Wong

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