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  • Ben Hibbert MD PhD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Career Orientation: Clinician Scientist

    Dr. Hibbert received his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology with specialization in Biotechnology in 2002 from the University of Ottawa – receiving the University Gold Medal and Thomas F Lapierre Award for highest standing in a bachelor program. Subsequently, he went on to pursue his MD graduating in 2006 followed by training in Internal Medicine serving as Chief Resident in 2009. He then completed residency training in Adult Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute where he has served as Chief Resident in his final year. During this period Dr Hibbert participated in the Clinician Investigator Program while doing his PhD in Biochemistry under the supervision of Dr. Edward O’Brien. Finally, Dr. Hibbert completed a two year fellowship in Interventional Cardiology.

    Dr Hibbert practices Interventional Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute with a special interest in structural heart interventions including PFO/ASD, LAA closure and Mitraclip. His research focuses include basic science research into the arterial response to injury and clinical outcomes based research

    Physician Contact
    Title: Ben Hibbert
    Phone: 613-761-5258
    Email: bhibbert@ottawaheart.ca
    Office:

    H4

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Antoinetta Russo
    Phone: 613-761-5128
    Fax: 613-761-4874
    Email: Arusso-licandro@ottawaheart.ca
    Mailing Address: 40 Ruskin Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y4W7
  • Christopher Johnson MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Educator

    Dr. Johnson obtained his MD (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa in 1998. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Ottawa before pursuing additional fellowship training in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Dr. Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology. His hospital practice at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital focuses on clinical cardiology and non-invasive cardiac imaging. He performs diagnostic coronary angiography at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. As a clinician teacher at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Johnson is active in teaching at all levels from first year medical students to cardiology fellows. His education roles include Associate Program Director for the Core Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, Cardiology Education Coordinator for the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital, he sits on a number of local and provincial education committees, and he is regularly invited to speak at conferences related to cardiology education.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Cardiologist
    Phone: 613 737 8582
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus Room CCW1678

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Christine Galachiuk
    Phone: 613 737 8582
    Fax: 613 737 8918
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus 501 Smyth Road, Room CCW1678 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • Mariana Lamacie MD, MSc

    Physician Bio

    Bio coming soon…

    Physician Contact
    Title: Cardiologist
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Karynn Luce
    Phone: 613-761-5165
    Email: kluce@ottawaheart.ca
  • Angeline Law MDCM FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Angeline Law was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  She obtained her medical degree at McGill University in 2000 and also completed her internal medicine and cardiology residencies at McGill University.  She completed a fellowship in echocardiography and additional training in nuclear cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in 2006.  She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and a clinician-teacher in the Division of Cardiology.  Her practice focuses on noninvasive imaging, specifically echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.  She is the education coordinator for echocardiography training at The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus.  Her clinical interests include general cardiology, heart disease in women, the emerging field of cardiology-oncology, stress echocardiography, and patient safety.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Cardiologist
    Phone: 613 737 8859
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    General Campus Room CCW1683

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Nicole Quirouette
    Phone: 613 737 8859
    Fax: 613 739 6727
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus 501 Smyth Road, Room CCW1683 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
  • David Messika-Zeitoun MD PhD

    Physician Bio

    Dr David Messika-Zeitoun has been recently appointed to the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, effective January 2018.

    Dr Messika-Zeitoun graduated from medical school at the University Paris VI (Pitié-Salpétriere) in Paris in 1992. He completed his training in Cardiology in Paris and become assistant professor at Tenon hospital in 1999. After a two-years research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic (2001-2003), he returned to Bichat hospital as a staff member of the division of Cardiology. He completed his PhD in 2009 and he was appointed full Professor of Cardiology in 2013.

    Dr Messika-Zeitoun is a non-invasive cardiologist specialized in echocardiography and Valvular Heart Disease. He has a special interest in imaging and new transcatheter therapies.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Cardiologist
    Office:

    Heart Institue

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Donna Justus
    Phone: 613-696-7337
    Email: djustus@ottawaheart.ca
  • Joel Niznick MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Niznick practiced as a community cardiologist at the Riverside Hospital of Ottawa from 1986 until its closure and now has active hospital privileges at the Ottawa Hospital General & Riverside Sites and has Associate of Staff privileges at the Ottawa Heart Institute for cardiac catheterization.

    He is Managing Partner of the Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre which offers cardiovascular care to a registered patient population of over 180,000 patients with approximately 35,000 active patients. Originally founded in 1987 by Drs. Joel Niznick and Brendan Quinn, OCC has grown to a 9 cardiologist group. As well OCC has integrated a Pediatric Cardiologist, 7 Internists and 2 Endocrinologists into the practice to deal with the broader aspects of cardiovascular risk reduction and comprehensive cardiovascular disease management. OCC provides cardiology consultation, cardiovascular risk assessment, long term cardiovascular followup and on site cardiovascular non-invasive testing at two sites. OCC’s catchment area extends from Alexandria to Deep River and the Quebec border to the St Lawrence River. Annually OCC provides upwards of 25,000 patient interactions within the broad spectrum of cardiovascular disease. Additionally OCC provides more than 15,000 diagnostic cardiac tests per year, half of which derive from external referral sources.

    Dr. Niznick’s main areas of clinical interest include cardiovascular risk reduction, cardiac physical examination education and clinical evidence dissemination and implementation. He has designed and developed the Continuing Medical Implementation website www.cvtoolbox.com which has received over 225,000 visitors and provided over a million downloads of cardiovascular risk reduction information in the last year.

    Dr. Niznick has participated in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Consensus Conference Panels on Heart Failure (Primary Panel), Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly (Primary Panel) where he authored the chapter on Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly, Fitness for Flying and Driving (Secondary Panel) and Refractory Angina Guidelines.

    He is a member of the Executive of the Ontario Association of Cardiologists.

     

    Physician Contact
    Title: Cardiologist
    Phone: 613 738 1589
    Office:

    1355 Bank Street, Suite 502
    Ottawa ON K1H 8K7

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Laurie Poulsen
    Phone: 613 738 1589
    Fax: 613 738 9097
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre 1355 Bank Street, Suite 502 Ottawa ON K1H 8K7