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Dr. Sanjay Gupta visits PMCC

Why would the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre invite world-renowned neurosurgeon and CNN medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, to speak at an event for hospital staff and donors?

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Andrea’s Story

Over 50,000 people in Canada are being treated for advanced heart failure annually. We can save lives, but we can’t do it without you. Andrea Clegg is living proof.

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Behind the Scenes – 100th LVAD Celebration

On May 11, 2011 we celebrated the 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device with guest speakers Dr. Vivek Rao, Surgical Director, Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Assistance Program, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, and Dr. Heather Ross, Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

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A Life Less Ordinary – A Tribute to Dr. Tirone David

Considered one in a million, Dr. David is an inventor, researcher, author and lecturer as well as a cardiac surgeon. He has performed more than 10,000 surgeries and is a master of ingenuity when discovering new ways to combat cardiovascular disease.  His passion for saving lives continues to burn strong after more than four decades […]

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Golden Heart Affair 50th Anniversary (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)

The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre is the first and one of the largest congenital heart disease programs in the world. It serves as both a provincial (Ontario) and national resource program for adults with congenital heart disease. The ACHD Program has provided care to more than 12,000 patients […]

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Percutaneous Valve Repair Procedure

During a percutaneous procedure, a catheter or tube is threaded through the skin in the groin, and into a vein to the left atrium of the heart. Here, just above the valve, a clip is used to close the mitral valve using the edge-to-edge technique. The chest is never opened during this procedure.

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