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Academic Cardiologist Electrophysiologist

The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute seeks application for a full-time academic cardiologist with specialization in electrophysiology.

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is a large tertiary centre providing cardiovascular care to Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.  The successful applicant would join a group of nine electrophysiologists.  The team perform over 900 ablations and 1500 device implants per year in 4 state of the art electrophysiology labs.



In addition to state-of-the-art catheterization (4) and electrophysiology (4) labs, core facilities include approximately 60 inpatient ward beds, a intensive cardiac care unit (ICCU) with 14 beds, a Day Unit with 36 beds, a Reference Centre with 11 beds and a New Structural Procedure Unit of 6 beds. The Division is renowned for delivery of outstanding cardiac care, excellence in education at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels (recognized as a leading training program in Canada and internationally) and recognized internationally for its research in particular in electrophysiology, cardiac imaging, STEMI/ACS coronary intervention, valvular disease, cardiac transplantation and pulmonary hypertension programs among others as well as strength in heart failure and structural interventions.


Candidates must hold FRCPC certification in Cardiology or equivalent specialty certification. Preference will be given to candidates with a significant academic profile. Training in complex VT ablation and/or lead extraction would be an advantage but not mandatory.

Practice profile will be negotiated based on expected academic and clinical deliverables. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.

Fluency in both official languages (English and French) would be considered a strong asset.

Job Benefits

The income for this position is derived from a variety of sources including but not limited to clinical billings (fee-for-service), salary support (AFP/APP).  Health and welfare benefits are available to full-time physicians.

The Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology are committed to employment equity and creating a diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age, all of which need not be declared. The Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology are also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references (who will not be contacted without permission) to:

Girish Nair

Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin Street

Ottawa, ON  K1Y 4W7


Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Health and Education
Job Location
501 Smyth Road
Base Salary
Date posted
May 4, 2022
Valid through
May 26, 2022
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