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Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani - Bio

Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FHRS

Division Head and Medical Director, BCCH Heart Centre
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
Contact: 604-875-2295

Dr Sanatani joined the Heart Centre team in 2001 and served as the Director of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology until being appointed Division Head and Medical Director in 2015.

He obtained his medical degree at the University of British Columbia, completed his Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Queen’s University, and pursued further subspecialty training at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Kids and St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.

Dr. Sanatani has a clinical and research focus in electrophysiology with special interest in supraventricular tachycardia, post-operative arrhythmias, and sudden death in the young. As an associate professor at UBC, he has established a successful electrophysiology research program, has numerous publications, and holds several research grants for investigating arrhythmias. Apart from his academic responsibilities, Dr Sanatani is a member of the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society and elected Vice President of Research for the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES).

Dr Sanatani is also an enthusiastic runner and has completed numerous marathons, co-organized the first Malpractice Cup, and is one of the founders of the Pediahatricks hockey franchise.

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