Christopher Fordyce

Cardiologist and Associate Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Degrees / Designations 

Fellow, Clinician Investigator Program; FRCPC (2016), University of British Columbia 2016

Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, Duke Clinical Research Institute 2016

Fellow, Cardiac Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center 2016

Master of Health Science (M.H.S.) in Clinical Research, NIH-Duke Clinical Research Training Program, Duke University School of Medicine 2014-2016

Program in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health 2013

Fellow, Cardiology; FRCPC (2014), University of British Columbia 2011-2014

Resident Physician, Internal Medicine; FRCPC (2012), University of British Columbia 2008-2011

Doctor of Medicine, Master of Surgery (M.D., C.M.), McGill University 2004-2008

Master of Science (M.Sc.), Department of Physiology and Program in Neuroscience, University of Toronto 2001-2003

Bachelor of Science, Honours (B.Sc.H.), Life Sciences (Specialization) – Research Stream, Queen's University 1997-2001

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, Associate Head, 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.