Position: Professor in the Division of Cardiology
Location: Vancouver, CA
Dr. Krahn is a Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia. He received his MD from the University of Manitoba. His clinical expertise is in management of cardiac arrhythmias. Current research interests include investigation of genetic causes of arrhythmias, causes of loss of consciousness and implantable arrhythmia devices.
Dr. Krahn has research funded by a Foundation grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research through 2027. His research has been published in numerous high impact scientific journals such as Circulation, JAMA, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the European Heart Journal. He founded the Hearts in Rhythm Organization (HiRO – www.heartsinrhythm.ca). He has published 416 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He sits on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm and the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.
Dr. Krahn is affiliated with several professional associations including the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society and the Heart Rhythm Society. He is the Sauder Family Chair and UBC Chief of Cardiology, and the Paul Brunes Chair in Heart Rhythm Disorders. He is the Past President of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society and President Elect of the Heart Rhythm Society.