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Dr. Stuart Connolly MD, FRCP(C)

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Stuart Connolly Dr.
Associate Director

Current Positions

  • Principal Investigator – Arrhythmias Program, Population Health Research Institute
  • Professor – Department of Medicine
  • Director – Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Bio

Stuart J. Connolly is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and a Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Connolly holds a Masters degree from Fordham University, New York, and an MD from McGill University in Montreal. He received his specialist training in cardiology at the University of Toronto and at Stanford University. Dr. Connolly became a faculty member at McMaster University in 1983 and was awarded a full professorship in 1994. As well as being an active clinical cardiologist, Dr. Connolly has been the Director of the Division of Cardiology since 2005. He was also appointed as the inaugural holder of the Salim Yusuf Chair in Cardiology at McMaster University.

Dr. Connolly has published more than 270 scientific articles in the field and is currently a member of the editorial boards for a number of prominent Cardiology journals, including Heart, the American Heart Journal and the Journal of Pacing and Electrophysiology. Dr. Connolly’s main research interests are focused on the evaluation of treatments for heart rhythm disorders. His academic career has been largely devoted to the design and execution of controlled clinical trials in this area.

Research Interests

Specializing in the evaluation of treatments for heart rhythm disorders, particularly by means of randomized controlled trials. He has published more than 135 scientific articles over his career. He is currently a member of the editorial boards for Heart, the American Heart Journal and the Journal of Pacing and Electrophysiology

  • Active I – RE-LY AF – Registry
  • Assert – Assert II – LAAOS III

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