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Idan Roifman
Idan Roifman, MD, FRCPC, M.Sc.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6772
Fax: 416-480-6856

Clinical Profile

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Administrative Assistant (clinical): Marcie Katz
Fax: 416-480-6856

Dr. Idan Roifman is a staff cardiologist who specializes in advanced cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and cardiac computed tomography. He is the medical director of the Echocardiography Laboratory at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the president of the Canadian Society of Cardiovascular MRI.

Research Profile

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Senior administrative assistant (research): Tasneem Dalal
Phone: 416-480-4975
Fax: 416-480-5003


  • MD, 2005, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Fellowship, cardiac multimodality imaging, 2015, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Canada
  • M.Sc., 2016, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Schulich Heart Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Staff cardiologist, division of cardiology, department of medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Assistant professor, department of medicine, faculty of medicine, University of Toronto

Research Foci:

  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based tissue characterization
  • Cardiac MRI assessment of acute and chronic coronary artery disease
  • Health services research
  • Clinical epidemiology

Research Summary:

Dr. Roifman’s research program focuses on two areas:

1. Translational and clinical MRI research including the description and assessment of remodelling of the heart and tissue characterization after a heart attack. This research also includes clinical assessment of novel cardiac MRI sequences.

2. The application of health services and clinical epidemiology principles and techniques to cardiac imaging including MRI, computed tomography and echocardiography to assess clinical outcomes related to imaging biomarkers, and to conduct comparative effectiveness and imaging-related resource utilization research.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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