Clinical Full Professor at Université de Montréal
Chief of Echocardiography and Non-invasive Cardiology Division at MHI
BSc in Biological Sciences, Université de Montréal, 1986 MSc in Cellular Biopathology, Université de Montréal, 1989 Medical degree and residency in internal medicine and cardiology, Université de Montréal, 1986-1997 Additional training / Fellowship at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1997-1999
Supervision of residents and fellows in echocardiography and teaching of clinical cardiology to students and residents in the cardiology and internal medicine programs since 1999.
Preceptor and member of the course committee for MMD 2229 / “Système cardiovasculaire” at Université de Montréal since 2000. Examiner (cardiology) at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada from 2002 to 2006.
Chief of the Echocardiography and Non-invasive Cardiology Division at the MHI since 2006.
Member of the Transcatheter Therapy Team# at the MHI.
Executive member of the Canadian Society of Echocardiography (CSE) since 2010. Reviewer for the journal Echocardiography since 2009 and a member of the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CJC) since 2010. Voting member on the Working Group in Adult Echocardiography of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada since 2012. Executive member of the #Affiliated Cardiologists Committee# of the MHI since 2004 and chair since 2012.
Valvular heart disease
Teacher of the year award from the Department of Medicine at the Montreal Heart Institute in 2003.
Recognition award from the Canadian Armenian Business Council (CABC) in 2004.