Jonathon Leipsic, MD, FRCPC

Department of Medical Imaging, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Dr. Leipsic is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology for Providence Health Care and the Vice Chairman of Research for the UBC Department of Radiology. He is the Associate Professor of Radiology and Cardiology. He acts as the co-director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging for the Providence Health Care Heart Center at St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Leipsic is actively involved in cardiac CT and MR research with prior involvement in a multi-center trial evaluating coronary CT angiography vs. QCA. Dr. Leipsic has over 190 peer reviewed manuscripts in press or in print including over 30 on the topic of MDCT for TAVR and over 200 scientific abstracts. These include, but are not limited to, diagnostic performance and radiation reduction as well as CT to guide minimally invasive valve intervention. He speaks internationally on a number of cardiovascular imaging subjects, He is currently on the executive committee for the Society of Cardiovascular CT and serves as the President Elect. Dr Leipsic serves as a reviewer for numerous cardiac imaging journals and is also the director for the Advanced Cardiac Imaging fellowship at the Heart Center at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.