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Schulich Care Team

Cardiac and Vascular Surgery

Dr Gideon Cohen, MD, MSc., PhD FRCS(C)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room H410
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Admin Assistant: Brenda Lahman
Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 6077
Fax: 416-480-6072

Phone: 416-480-6100, ext 6077
Fax: 416.480.6072


Postgraduate and Specialty Training:

  • Clinical Fellowship, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (2001-2002)
  • Clinical Fellowship, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (1999-2000)
  • Senior Resident, Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto (1998-2000)
  • MSc/PhD, Molecular Biology, University of Toronto (1995-1998)
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Toronto (1993-1995)
  • General Comprehensive Surgical Internship, General Division, University of Toronto (1992-1993)
  • MD, University of Toronto (1988-1992)

Current Appointments:

  • Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Surgical Director, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Director, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Canada
  • Board of Directors/Medical Consultant, Save a Child’s Heart Charitable Organization

Clinical Expertise:

  • Reoperative cardiac surgery
  • Aortic surgery
  • Complex valvular repair/reconstruction
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery
  • Structural heart procedures/percutaneous mitral valve repair

Research Interests:

  • Structural heart/percutaneous valvular repair/replacement
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation


See current publications list at PubMed.