Richard C Cook MD MSc FRCS

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery at UBC
  • Director of Minimal Access and Robotically-Assisted Cardiac Surgery at VGH
  • Chair, Cardiac Surgery Exam Board, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Primary research interests include:

–Minimally-invasive cardiac surgery, including mini-thoracotomy mitral valve repair and replacement, tricuspid valve repair and replacement, and atrial septal defect repair.

–Robotically assisted coronary artery bypass surgery

–Transcatheter management of valvular heart disease

Key Publications in 2019:

CCI is an inclusive centre with multidisciplinary membership for all cardiovascular investigators in BC