Planning Committee

COURSE DIRECTORS

Benjamin Tyrrell, MD, FRCPC

Interventional Cardiologist; Chief of Cardiology, RAH; Director, CK Hui Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Royal Alexandra Hospital; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta.

Benjamin Tyrrell, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Tyrrell completed his Medical School at the University of Western Ontario in 2000. He subsequently completed speciality training in Cardiology at the University of Alberta.

His sub-specialty focus includes: Interventional Cardiology, as well as Structural Heart Disease which was done at the North Western in North Western University under Dr. Ted Feldman, completed in 2008.

Upon returning to Edmonton, Dr. Tyrrell has been practicing Interventional Cardiology where he has become the Chief of Cardiology, RAH and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.

He is currently Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta and enjoys his role training Interventional and Cardiology fellows.

Debraj Das, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist CK Hui Heart Centre & Royal Alexandra Hospital; Clinical Lecturer, University of Alberta

Debraj Das, MD, Msc, FRCPC, FACC

Dr. Debraj Das is an interventional and clinical cardiologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and CK Hui Heart Centre. He was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, and he attended the University of Alberta, where he received an honorary Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree (2011) and his Doctor of Medicine (2013). He remained at the University of Alberta for his core Internal Medicine and Adult Cardiology residency training (2013-2019). Dr. Das also took on full-time graduate studies during his residency and successfully defended his Master of Science in Translational Medicine (2019). He completed his Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certifications in Internal Medicine (2017) and Adult Cardiology (2019) and was accepted into the American College of Cardiology in 2020.

Dr. Das left Edmonton in 2019 to pursue his true passion, interventional cardiology, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Colombia. During this two-year clinical fellowship, Dr. Das completed thousands of complex cases and specialized in all aspects of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). His main clinical interests included managing stable coronary disease, acute coronary syndromes, left main and bifurcation PCI, coronary physiology, and intravascular imaging.

Outside the demands of his clinical work, Dr. Das has continued to place priority on advancing medical research as well as volunteer work. This ongoing dedication has resulted in more than 40 academic and community service awards at local, provincial, and national levels. He has published numerous academic papers and has presented at several international conferences. Dr. Das was the recipient of Edify Magazine's Top 40 under 40 award in 2019. As a true Edmontonian, he has his vision set on bolstering the profile of our city through continued clinical research and providing his patients the absolute best care available.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Dr. Amit Kumar, MD
Dr. David Welch, MD

CONFERENCE COORDINATORS

Kelley Bessette kelley@cvupdate.ca
Christine Tyrrell christine@cvupdate.ca

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Debraj Das Headshot - June 21, 2021