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.
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
Cardiology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Royal College of Physicians (UK)
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
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Dr. Fort receives honoraria from Servier Canada Inc.
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