Christopher Tarola

Assistant Professor

     Dr. Tarola is a Cardiac and Aortic Surgeon at the Schulich Heart Center at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. He received his MD from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University, where he subsequently completed his residency training. During residency, he completed his Masters in Public Health with a focus in Clinical Methods and Biostatistics from the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.

     Following his cardiac surgery training, he completed his fellowship in aortic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, under the mentorship of Drs. Lars Svenssson, Eric Roselli, Douglas Johnston, and Patrick Vargo. Dr. Tarola has published multiple manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, and has presented at multiple national and international meetings. He serves as a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. His current clinical and academic interests are in the management of aortic disease, and minimally invasive applications to treat aortic pathology.

  • CLINICAL/RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Clinical Interests

    - Aortic Surgery

    - Aortic Valve Surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

     

    Research Interests

    - Aortic Surgery

    - Aortic Valve Surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

    - Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

    - Surgical Simulation

    - Surgical Applications of Machine Learning

     

  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    - Clinical Associate in Advanced Aortic Surgery – Cleveland Clinic (2019-2020)

    - Cardiac Surgery Residency – Western University (2013-2019)

    - Masters of Public Health – Harvard University (2015-2016)

    - Medical Doctorate – Western University (2009-2013)

    - Honors Bachelor of Medical Science (2005-2009)

     

  • ACTIVITIES/HONOURS/AWARDS

  • PUBLICATIONS

    - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Tarola+C%5BAuthor%5D

  • CONTACT

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Contact Us

  • Chair: Dr. Terrence Yau
  • Divisional Program Administraton: Julie Wei

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