Promising Cardiologist Joins Heart Institute

OTTAWA, September 1, 2017 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome Dr. Mehrdad Golian as the newest member of its Division of Cardiology. Dr. Golian will act as a cardiologist and invasive electrophysiologist. He joins the Heart Institute from the St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. There, he was completing a fellowship in electrophysiology and was highly regarded for his clinical skills, as well as caring interactions with patients and staff.

Dr. Mehrdad Golian
Dr. Mehrdad Golian, MD, is a cardiologist and invasive electrophysiologist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Dr. Golian completed his medical school training, internal medicine and cardiology residencies at the University of Manitoba. During his residency, he served as co-chief internal medicine resident. He also acted as chief cardiology resident while specializing in cardiology. Dr. Golian was the 2015 recipient of Heart and Stroke Sanofi Aventis award.  He also received the Merk and Sylvia Markel studentship award for academic excellence, research, and patient care in 2012.

Dr. Golian’s academic interests are patient safety and quality improvement. His clinical interests include: cardiac resynchronization therapy, electrophysiology study, and ablation for cardiac arrhythmia. “ We are pleased and proud to have Dr. Golian join the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and look forward to his contributions to excellent care for our patients and to our academic mission, ” said Dr. Rob Beanlands, Head of the Division of Cardiology.

Cardiology at the Heart Institute is a model of excellence in all realms of cardiovascular medicine. Its clinical programs serve among the largest patient volumes in Canada in electrophysiology, interventional cardiology and heart attack management, cardiac critical care, advanced heart failure and multimodality cardiac imaging. The cardiology residency program is the most sought-after training program in the country. Fellowship training programs attract fellows from six continents and across Canada. The Division conducts state-of-the-art research to understand disease and to develop the therapies of tomorrow.

Contact:

Judith Lachance
Promotion and Communication Officer
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
613-696-7000 (17793)
613-806-0188 (cell)
jlachance@ottawaheart.ca

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