DAVID, TIRONE. E. 
M.D., F.R.C.S.C

PROFESSOR

DAVID, TIRONE. E.

Dr. Tirone E. David is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto and the holder of the Melanie Munk Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. Dr. David has published 365 scientific papers, 35 chapters in medical textbooks, as well as 4 surgical textbooks.

He has developed numerous operative procedures to treat patients with heart valve disease, complications of myocardial infarction, and thoracic aneurysms. One of these operations is known as “David Procedure”.

He has been a member of the editorial board of several medical journals. Dr. David is a member of numerous surgical and medical societies and is honorary member of the European Cardio-Thoracic Association, the Brazilian Cardiovascular Society, Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery,

Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular, Society of Cardiac Surgeons, and Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery. He was elected honorary member of the Brazilian National Academy of Medicine in 2013.

He was President of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery in 2004-2005 and the recipient of its Scientific Achievement Award in 2016

  • CLINICAL AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Heart Valve Disease and Aortic Root Pathology
    • Heart Valve Diseases
    • Aortic Root Pathology
  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • 1970-1971 Straight Surgical Internship – State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
    • 1971-1975 General Surgery Residency – Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
    • 1975-1977 Thoracic Surgery Residency – University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • ACTIVITIES/HONOURS/AWARDS

    • 1993 – Order of Ontario
    • 1997 – Order of Canada
    • 2004 – University Professor, University of Toronto
    • 2018 – Ordem de Rio Branco, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Brazil
    • Numerous honorary membership of international medical and surgical societies

Contact Us

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

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