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Dr. Shamir Mehta BSc, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)

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Shamir Mehta Dr.

Current Positions

  • Principal Investigator – Acute Coronary Syndrome Program – Interventional Cardiology – Population Health Research Institute.
  • Professor – Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
  • Director – Interventional Cardiology, Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Staff Cardiologist – Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Associate Member – Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Bio

Dr. Mehta is a Principal Investigator for both the Acute Coronary Syndrome and the Interventional Cardiology programs at the Population Health Research Institute. He is Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Director of the Interventional Cardiology program at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Mehta received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Career Award. His research focuses on the role and timing of invasive therapies in patients with acute ischemic heart disease and the evaluation of novel antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies in these patients. He has led several large pragmatic randomized trials evaluating invasive interventional strategies in patients with acute coronary syndromes. He has also lead multinational randomized trials evaluating novel antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies to improve outcomes in patients experiencing a heart attack. Dr. Mehta has published 127 original research papers in several medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA, and Circulation. Dr. Mehta’s success in research has earned him a coveted Canada’s Top 40 under 40TM award in 2004.

  • COMPLETE
  • FUTURA/OASIS – 8
  • CURRENT – OASIS 7
  • PCI – CURE
  • THEMIS
  • RE-DUAL PCI

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