Ali Hassan joined the Cardiac Surgery Residency program at the University of Toronto in 2022. Previously, he completed medical school at Queen’s University and received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University. During his undergraduate medical studies, he was involved in trainee mentorship programs, surgical simulation and adult cardiac surgery research.

During residency, he looks forward to exploring the full breadth of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, as well as further developing his skills in cardiac surgical research.

Outside of medicine, Ali enjoys Muay Thai, horse-riding, travelling and exploring new cuisines.


    - Minimally Invasive Surgery

    - Structural Heart Interventions

    - Arrhythmia Surgery


    - Arrhythmia Surgery and Hybrid Ablation

    - Perioperative Care


    Cardiac Surgery Residency, University of Toronto (2022-present)

    Doctor of Medicine, Queen’s University (2018-2022)

    Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Specialized Honors, York University (2014-2018)


    The University of Toronto & Ethicon Cardiac Anastomosis Simulation Course (2021)

    Adiel Steacy Memorial Scholarship - Queen’s University (2018, 2020)

    McLaughlin Summer Studentship- Queen’s University (2020)

    Dr. M. Gerald Lynch Awards in Medicine- Queen’s University (2019)

    Bradshaw Errington Bursary- Queen’s University (2019)

    Franklin & Helene Bracken Scholarship - Queen’s University (2019)

    Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada Summer Research Studentship- Queen’s University (2019)

    Margaret and David Cook Admission Award- Queen’s University (2018)

    Nestmann Award- York University (2018)

    NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award- York University (2018)

    Stuart G. Robbins Book Prize- York University (2018)

    Dean’s Honor Roll- York University (2015-2018)



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