Professor; Director, Division of Cardiology
Salim Yusuf Chair in Cardiology; Director of Arrhythmia Services, Hamilton General Hospital
Dr. Healey is director of arrhythmia services at HHS, professor of Medicine and the PHRI Chair in Cardiology Research. He sees patients in specialized outpatient clinics for interited arrhythmias, cardiac sarcoidosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dr. Healey's research interest is focused on atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention. He was the lead author of the ASSERT trial which demonstrated the increased stroke risk associated with sub-clinical atrial fibrillation detected by pacemakers. He was also lead author of the SIMPLE trial which demonstrated that implantable defibrillators could be safely inserted without performing intra-operative defibrillation testing.