Christopher Fordyce

Cardiologist and Director, VGH CICU
Degrees / Designations 

Cardiovascular Disease, Duke Clinical Research Institute

Cardiac Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center

Clinician Investigator Program; FRCPC, University of British Columbia

Cardiology; FRCPC, University of British Columbia

Internal Medicine; FRCPC, University of British Columbia

Master of Health Science (M.H.S.) in Clinical Research, NIH-Duke Clinical Research Training Program, Duke University School of Medicine

Program in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health

Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery (M.D., C.M.), McGill University

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Toronto

Bachelor of Science, Honours (B.Sc.H.), Life Sciences (Specialization) – Research Stream, Queen's University

Email Address 
Mailing Address 
9th Floor-2775 Laurel Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9


Academic Appointment 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Blood, Heart and Circulation
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Critical Care

Dr. Christopher Fordyce is a Clinical Assistant Professor within the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia, Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Vancouver General Hospital, and Scientist at the BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health. He completed a clinical research fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, as well as further subspecialty training in Cardiac Critical Care at Duke University Hospital. His clinical and research interests lie predominately in cardiac critical care, including myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest, as well as non-invasive testing for stable coronary disease and antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation. Following medical school at McGill University, he trained in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of British Columbia. He also completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a Master’s of Health Science in Clinical Research through the Duke School of Medicine.