Vidal Essebag MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, McGill University Health Centre
Scientist, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
1650 Cedar ave., Division of Cardiology, Room E5.200
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4
Dr. Vidal Essebag completed his MD, cardiology training, MSc and PhD in epidemiology and biostatistics at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). He subsequently completed a clinical and research fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at Harvard University (Boston, United States). He is Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the McGill University Health Centre, Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University, and a Clinician Scientist supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).
Dr. Essebag currently has over 130 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is an investigator in a number of clinical trials including ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization therapy and peri-operative anticoagulation management. He has also been actively involved in national guideline committees including atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, implantable cardiac defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy.