Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology

 

Dr. Stephen Fort reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Fort is an interventional cardiologist at the Kelowna General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada, and former Associate Professor and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is a frequent lecturer on cardiovascular topics.

Education and Training

MB, ChB: University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 1984

Medical and Surgical House Officer: St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, England, 1984–1985

Senior House Officer in General Medicine: Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, England, 1985–1986

Senior House Officer in Chest Medicine and Haematology: Killingbeck Hospital, Leeds, England, 1986

Registrar in Endocrinology and Senior House Officer in Cardiology: University Hospital, Cardiff, Wales, 1987

Registrar in Nephrology: Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Cardiff, Wales, 1987–1988

Registrar in General/Respiratory Medicine and Geriatric/General Medicine: University Hospital, Cardiff, Wales, 1988–1989

Registrar in Cardiology and Gastroenterology: University Hospital, Cardiff, Wales, 1989

Registrar in Cardiology: Royal London Hospital, London, England, 1991–1993

MD: University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 1993

Senior Registrar in Cardiology: Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1993–1995

Senior Fellow in Interventional Cardiology: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, 1995–1996

Senior Registrar in Cardiology: Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1996–1998

Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiology: Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 1998–2000

Certifications

Cardiology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Royal College of Physicians (UK)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 2003–2009

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 2000–2003

Director, Intravascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 2000–2003

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: June 27, 2014