Celebrating 25 incredible years

The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary and looks forward to 25 more years of doing whatever it takes to deliver excellent patient care, innovation and groundbreaking discoveries.

Our sincerest thank you

Thank you to our patients, the Munk family, the Rogers family, and the numerous donors who have allowed us to continue to be Canada’s destination for excellence in cardiovascular care.

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Doing whatever it takes

Dr. Barry Rubin, Medical Director and Chair of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, looks forward to a bold future continuing on the Centre’s mission to provide the highest quality care to patients with heart and vascular disease.

At the heart of saving lives

Committed to patient-centred excellence and pushing the limits of cardiac care, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre helps transform survival rates for people with failing hearts. This includes medical student and heart transplant recipient Sravan Vemuri who now hopes to become a cardiologist.

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The power of artificial hearts

Evolving technology and leading-edge research at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre continue to improve outcomes for patients with mechanical hearts, including Ralph Pichler, former Olympian bobsledder, who is grateful for the team and the battery-powered heart that saved his life.

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A force of will

Fareed Mohammed has faced challenges only few have because of rare vascular malformations. Thanks to his resilience and highly collaborative specialists at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, he is back to a quality of life he has not experienced in a decade.

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Seeing inside the heart

One of the most cutting-edge labs in the world, the Lynn & Arnold Irwin Advanced Perioperative Imaging Lab at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre brings the power of 3D imaging, modeling and printing technologies to the front-lines of health care, research and education.

A legend in the operating room

Journey through the legendary (and ongoing!) career of Peter Munk Cardiac Centre’s cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Tirone David who received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery in 2020.

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Ahead of the game

Dr. Sanjog Kalra, Interventional Cardiologist at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, describes a complex case where a whole gambit of strategies and technologies were used to ensure the patient received the best results possible.

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Following up with lifelong solutions

Dr. Jennifer Chung, cardiovascular surgeon at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre explains the multidisciplinary solution to providing patients who survive a life-threatening aortic dissection the lifelong care they need.

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