Dr. Hisham Dokainish MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FASE

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Hisham Dokainish Dr.

Current Positions

  • Principal Investigator – Echocardiography, Population Health Research Institute
  • Professor – Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
  • Cardiologist – Director of Echocardiography, Medical Diagnostic Units, Heart Failure Services – Hamilton Health Sciences


Dr. Dokainish is a Principal Investigator for the echocardiography program at the Population Health Research Institute. He is currently Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at McMaster University, Director of Heart Failure Services Medical Diagnostic Units and Echocardiography, Hamilton Health Sciences. His interests include echocardiography, heart failure, cardiac hemodynamics, myocardial performance and diastolic function. He has published over 60 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Research Interests

  • Heart failure observational studies
  • Cardiac hemodynamic evaluation by echocardiography including diastolic function
  • Echocardiographic assessment of myocardial mechanics using multivector myocardial strain imaging in patients with cardiac disease
  • GHF
  • IVVE

Publications are listed in chronological order by descending date. Link takes user to pubMed for publication details.