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Jonathon A. Leipsic



Dr. Leipsic is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology for Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Vice Chairman of Research for the UBC Department of Radiology.  He is a Professor of Radiology and Cardiology with the University of British Columbia.  Dr. Leipsic is also a Canada Research Chair in Advanced Cardiopulmonary Imaging. Dr. Leipsic has over 530 peer reviewed manuscripts in press or in print, over 300 scientific abstracts, and editor of 2 textbooks. He speaks internationally on a number of cardiopulmonary imaging topics with over 150 invited lectures in the last 4 years. He is also past President of the Society of Cardiovascular CT (2015-2016) and was awarded its Gold Medal in 2019 and was recently named to the prestigious Top 1% most impactful scientist designation by the Web of Science in 2019.

Education & Training

  • BSc, Microbiology and Chemistry, University of Manitoba
  • MD, University of Manitoba
  • Fellow, Diagnostic Radiology, Royal College of Physicians of Canada
  • Fellow, Society of Cardiovascular CT

Area of Interest

  • Computed tomography angiography in coronary artery disease
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation