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Department of Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

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

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

Admin Assistant: Erin Romagnuolo

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 6077
Fax: 416-480-6072


Postgraduate and Specialty Training:

  • Harvard University School of Medicine Surgical Leadership Program (2019-2021)
  • Surgical Fellowship, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (2001-2002)
  • Surgical Fellowship, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (1999-2000)
  • Chief 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
  • Medical Director, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Bernard Goldman Chair in Cardiac Surgery, 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 disease/transcatheter mitral valve interventions

Research/Academic Interests:

  • Surgical biodevice innovation
  • Surgical education
  • Quality improvement
  • Surgery for atrial fibrillation


See current publications list at PubMed.