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DR. Webb

TVI Chairman

John Webb did his medical and specialty training at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto. Subsequently he was Canadian Heart Foundation fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. In 1990 he returned to St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver which is affiliated with the University of British Columbia and the designated heart center for the province of British Columbia.

Currently, he is director of interventional cardiology, the cardiac catheterization laboratories, the interventional fellowship training program and the interventional cardiology research group at St. Paul’s Hospital. He is an advisor to a number of biomedical companies and the government of Canada. Research interests include transcatheter management of structural and valvular disease and new device development. In 2008 Dr Webb was appointed the McLeod Professor of Heart Valve Intervention at the University of British Columbia.

Dr Webb has over 200 publications in peer reviewed journals, including Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. As leader of the first group to develop transarterial and transapical aortic valve implantation, as currently executed, Dr Webb has performed or supervised over 800 procedures in Vancouver and approximately 50 centers throughout North America, Europe, and Australasia.