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Heart Transplant Recipient Wins Gold at World Transplant Games
In 1992, Eddie Sabat was a carefree 18-year-old who loved hockey and dreamed of going pro. During an appendectomy surgical procedure that same year, his physicians noticed he had a heart murmur.Read more
Video: Dr. Heather Ross and her near-death experience
World renowned UHN Cardiologist Dr. Heather Ross was near death on Antarctica’s Mount Vinson when one of her patients helped her get down the mountain and to safety. Watch this incredible story of courage, and what the journey taught Dr. Ross about her patients.Read more
Special Message from Dr. Barry Rubin
On behalf of the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, I extend a heartfelt congratulations to the Test Your Limits team on reaching the South Pole.Read more
Congratulations to the Test Your Limits Team
On behalf of the Division of Cardiology at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, congratulations to the Test Your Limits team for this effort and all of your ongoing work in support of heart failure and heart transplant research. We all look forward to your safe return. Dr. Gary Newton Head, Division of CardiologyRead more
Test Your Limits: The Coats Have Arrived!
On Thursday, December 13, members of the Outdoor Survival Canada team came by Toronto General Hospital bearing gifts: the MISSION coats for the Test Your Limits team. Dr. Heather Ross and Dr. Diego Delgado were there to try on their coats and take a few photos with the team’s official clothing supplier.Read more
It’s less than four weeks until Dr. Heather Ross and the Test Your Limits team head to the South Pole!
Dr. Ross shared her training schedule, which is at its peak; she is working out six days a week to prepare herself for the two week expedition.Read more
[VIDEO] Outfitting ‘Test Your Limits’: A South Pole Expedition
Outdoor Survival Canada had the great opportunity to outfit a group of medical doctors who will be setting out on an expedition to the South Pole in order to raise awareness to heart failure and organ donation in Canada. We had a chance to talk to Dr. Heather Ross, one of the lead members of […]Read more
Exercise Physiologist – The Dream Job
Mike Walker, a lifelong athlete and exercise enthusiast, has what he calls a dream job. He’s an Exercise Physiologist in the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and has been helping UHN heart patients reach their fitness goals since 1993. Mike describes it as an honour to work with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals in the […]Read more
Celebrating Innovation – 100 LVAD Implants
On February 16th of this year, surgeons at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) reached an impressive milestone with the implantation of its 100th left ventricular assist device – or LVAD as it is more commonly known.Read more
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.Read more