Our present



Facts about the MHI

The MHI's annual statistics

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is the leading specialized cardiology hospital in Canada and one of the largest cardiology institutes in the world. Its internationally recognized Research Centre was the first one entirely dedicated to cardiovascular disease and to this day remains one of the world’s best cardiology research facilities. The MHI also has the largest centre for preventive medicine in Quebec and is home to Canada's very first educational centre on cardiovascular diseases. It provides quality care that rivals other world-class centres, such as the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic in the United States and the Thoraxcenter in the Netherlands.

The following facts speak for themselves:

Our patients

  • 7,590 hospital admissions
  • 75,152 visits to outpatient and specialized clinics
  • 17,285 visits to emergency
  • 65% of patients come from outside Montréal

Our procedures

  • 2,169 surgical procedures, including 1,829 heart surgeries
  • 6,357 hemodynamic procedures
  • 2,332 electrophysiology procedures

Our teams

  • 546 nurses
  • 248 doctors, including:
  • 58 cardiologists
  • 13 cardiovascular surgeons
  • 12 anesthesiologists
  • 82 researchers who specialize in clinical, basic and applied research
  • Over 700 students per year who work in 8 specialties: anesthesiology, cardiology, heart surgery, internal medicine, nuclear medicine, psychosomatic medicine, physiatry and radiology

Our facilities

  • 153 beds, including 21 in coronary care, 21 in medical intensive care and 24 in surgical intensive care
  • 4 operating rooms
  • 7 hemodynamic rooms including a hybrid procedure room
  • 3 electrophysiology rooms
  • 1 angioradiology room
  • 1 magnetic resonance imaging room dedicated to cardiovascular patients
  • 8 clinical departments: medicine, psychosomatic medicine, nuclear medicine, heart surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, medical biology and pharmacy