Christopher B. Fordyce

Scientist, MD, MHS, M.Sc., FRCPC

Dr. Christopher Fordyce is a clinical assistant professor within the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia, Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Vancouver General Hospital and a Scientist in the Cardiovascular Health Program at CHÉOS.

Research Interests

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Chronic coronary disease
  • Atrial fibrillation

He completed a clinical research fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, as well as further subspecialty training in cardiac critical care at Duke University Hospital.

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His clinical and research interests lie predominately in cardiac critical care, including myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest, as well as non-invasive testing for stable coronary disease and antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation. Following medical school at McGill University, he trained in both internal medicine and cardiology at the University of British Columbia. He also completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health and a Master’s of Health Science in Clinical Research through the Duke School of Medicine.

Additional Affiliations

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, UBC
  • Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Vancouver General Hospital