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Jason Andrade

Director, Atrial Fibrillation Clinic, Electrodiagnostics, and Cardiac Electrophysiology

Vancouver General / Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, CA

Biography

Dr Jason Andrade is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada, with joint appointment at St Paul’s Hospital and the Montreal Heart Institute. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and an Adjunct Professor at the Université de Montréal. Dr Andrade is the Director of the Electrophysiology Program at VGH, as well as Head of the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at VGH. He also serves as co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines committee, and serves as the medical lead for the atrial fibrillation care in the province of British Columbia. He previously served as chair of the education committee for the Canadian Heart Rhythm society.

Dr Andrade is the principal investigator of two ongoing multicenter clinical trials on cryoablation (the CIRCA-DOSE study and the EARLY-AF program). He has authored or co-authored over 120 scientific publications, predominantly in the domain of atrial fibrillation. He is also the author of a handbook of cardiac electrophysiology, a handbook of electrocardiogram interpretation, and several chapters related to atrial fibrillation ablation and cardiac cryoablation.

Dr Andrade is a graduate of McMaster University (BSc; Summa Cum Laude) and the University of Ottawa (MD, Magna Cum Laude). He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship training at the University of British Columbia and a clinical and research fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Montreal Heart Institute.

Featured Courses

RIO 2020 – AF ABLATION MADE SIMPLE: PRESENTATION SESSIONS
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the merits of using ablation in the day surgery setting and as a first-line treatment for atrial fibrillation
  • Summarise recent clinical data on emerging ablative techniques for atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia (VT)
  • Recall how to carry out ablative procedures including fluoro-free ablation, high power ablation, ablation of structural heart VT, convergent ablation and ablation in atrial tachycardia
  • Recall how to carry out leadless pacing and His bundle pacing for cardiac synchrony
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