Schulich Care Team

Cardiology

Dr. Eric Cohen
Dr.  Eric A. Cohen, MD, FRCPC

Deputy Head, Division of Cardiology


Phone: 416-480-5880
Fax: 416-480-5827

Administrative Assistant: Ruth Woodmansey
Phone: 416-480-5880
Fax: 416-480-5827
Email: 
ruth.woodmansey@sunnybrook.ca 

Education:
Dr. Eric Cohen received his BSc from University of Toronto in mathematics and computer science, followed by his MD from the University of Calgary. After further training at McGill University and a year of general practice in Northern Ontario, he trained in general and interventional cardiology at the University of Toronto.

Appointments:

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Deputy Head, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (2010 - )
  • Director of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Sunnybrook (1996 – 2010)

Affiliations:

  • Board of Directors, Cardiac Care Network Ontario (2013 - )
  • Chair, Trans-catheter Technology Working Group, Cardiac Care Network (2013 - )
  • President, Canadian Association for Interventional Cardiology (2013 - )

Interests and Expertise: 

  • Coronary intervention for acute and stable ischemic heart disease
  • Structural heart intervention, especially catheter-based repair and replacement of the mitral valve
  • Policy development for delivery of and access to advanced cardiac services
  • Education – CME for cardiovascular specialists, and skills acquisition for interventional cardiologists (nationally and internationally)

Academic activities:
Dr. Cohen remains actively involved in teaching and clinical research related to interventional cardiology, and has authored or co-authored more than 95 peer-reviewed publications. In recent years, he has served on safety monitoring committees for several large international clinical trials.