Schulich Heart Program

Schulich care team


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

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.


  • 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)


  • 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.