Jason G Andrade MD FRCPC FHRS

Clinical Associate Professor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at UBC, Adjunct Professor at Université de Montréal
  • Director, VGH Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory
  • Co-Chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
  • Medical Advisor, Cardiac Services BC AF Initiative
  • Primary research interests include: Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Stroke Prevention, Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Therapy, Population Research
  • > 150 publications,
  • PI of CIRCA-DOSE, CRYO-LATS, EARLY-AF
  • Key Publications in 2019:

Dr. Jason Andrade is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), with a joint appointment at St Paul’s Hospital and the Montreal Heart Institute. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and an Adjunct Professor at the Université de Montréal. Dr. Andrade is the Director of the Electrophysiology Program at VGH, as well as Head of the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at VGH. He also serves as co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines committee and serves as the medical lead for the atrial fibrillation care in the province of British Columbia. He previously served as chair of the education committee for the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society.

Dr. Andrade is the principal investigator of two ongoing multicenter clinical trials on cryoablation (the CIRCA-DOSE study and the EARLY-AF program). He has authored or co-authored over 130 scientific publications, predominantly in the domain of atrial fibrillation. He is also the author of a handbook of cardiac electrophysiology, a handbook of electrocardiogram interpretation, and several chapters related to atrial fibrillation ablation and cardiac cryoablation. He serves on the editorial board of the Heart Rhythm journal and the Journal of Atrial Fibrillation.

Dr. Andrade is a graduate of McMaster University (BSc; Summa Cum Laude) and the University of Ottawa (MD, Magna Cum Laude). He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship training at the University of British Columbia and a clinical and research fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Montreal Heart Institute.

Key Publications in 2019:

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