Dr. Frank Halperin Bio
Dr. Frank Halperin graduated from engineering at Queens University in 1985 and from medicine at the University of Toronto in 1989. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Western Ontario until 1992, where he retuned to Toronto and completed his cardiology fellowship at St. Michael’s and the Toronto General Hospitals in 1994.
He continued his training as a Heart and Stroke Foundation research fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children, where he studied the role of proteases in angiogenesis. During his research fellowship he also pursued extra training in clinical cardiology focusing on nuclear cardiology and diagnostic angiography. He subsequently worked as a staff cardiologist at the Rouge Valley Health System where he was the director of non-invasive cardiology and an assistant professor at the University of Toronto until his move to Kelowna in 2004. Here he has continued his work as a busy staff cardiologist at Kelowna General Hospital, with interests in clinical research, education and community cardiology.
His current passion is quality improvement.. He has focussed his attention on atrial fibrillation, developing and managing the AF clinic at KGH, and management of acute coronary syndromes. He is currently the medical director for cardiology at Kelowna General Hospital and the Interior Health Authority. He is involved in research and education as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia.
( Dr. Frank Halperin, Cardiologist, Kelowna, BC) is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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