Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani obtained his medical degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1993, followed by a pediatric residency at Queen’s University and a pediatric cardiology fellowship at UBC. He has advanced training in cardiac electrophysiology from Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and UBC. Afterwards, Dr. Sanatani joined the faculty as the director of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology at BC Children’s Hospital in 2001. He was promoted to associate professor in 2008 and full professor of pediatrics in 2017. Dr. Sanatani assumed the role of division head and medical director of the Children’s Heart Centre in 2015, and is the section head of the Heart Rhythm Service. He holds the Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) credential.
Dr. Sanatani’s academic focus includes sudden unexpected death in the young, as well as supraventricular arrhythmias in the pediatric population. He is the pediatric lead of the British Columbia Inherited Arrhythmia Program and serves on both the Canadian and American Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome Foundations medical advisory committees. A collaborative approach to clinical and translational research has supported 200 publications. He is a founding member of the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society and previously served as the vice president of research for the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) prior to becoming president in 2016.
- International journal of molecular sciences -
- Frontiers in endocrinology -
- JACC. Clinical electrophysiology -
- Pediatric emergency care -
- Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992) -