Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) recently hosted a group of physicians from South America who came to learn about the technology and methods we have in place for our complex cardiac cases. This international training session was the first of its kind for the cardiac program and won’t be the...Read more

While volunteer Don Cooper wasn't sure if he’d be wearing red on Feb. 14, he knows that he’ll be at his usual hospital post on Valentine’s Day, ready—as always—to try and make life a little easier for people whose hearts need some extra special care.

One of 25 volunteers...Read more

February 8 was a significant day for Kingston’s hospitals as our University Hospitals Kingston Foundation announced nearly $700,000 in donations from the community over the course of one afternoon.

Shoppers Drug Mart unveiled the total raised through their annual Growing Women's Health campaign which...Read more

In a Canadian first, a hybrid cardiac ablation procedure has been successfully completed at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The procedure is a revolutionary treatment for patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation - the most common type of irregular heart rhythm.

The new procedure will help patients heal faster, stop...Read more

A KGHRI clinician scientist who pioneered the use of 3D ultrasound to assess heart disease is taking his imaging research into new territory.

Dr. Amer Johri, who is also assistant professor of echocardiography at Queen’s University, uses 3D ultrasound to quantify the amount of cholesterol and fat deposits, called plaques,...Read more

A revolutionary new technology is now in use at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) that is improving the treatment of patients with complex cardiac conditions. Known as the St. Jude Medical™ Ensite Precision™ cardiac mapping system, this technology is the first of its kind to be used in a...Read more

A KGH cardiologist has been recognized for his leadership in advancing training in novel techniques for treating cardiac arrhythmia to doctors across Canada and around the world.

One of Canada’s leading experts in cardiology, head of the Kingston General Hospital Heart Rhythm Service, and a Queen’s University professor, Dr....Read more

The KGH Research Institute congratulates Dr. Stephen Archer, Clinician Scientist, KGHRI and Head, Department of Medicine, Queen’s University, who has received this year’s Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association. The award, created in 2003, honours American Heart Association members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke...Read more

KGH cardiac patients with heart rhythm disorders are the first in Ontario to be treated with a new medical technology similar to the global positioning systems (GPS) that drivers use to determine the location of their vehicle on a map.

MediGuide Technology offers KGH medical teams the ability to see...Read more

The Echocardiography Lab at Kingston General Hospital is a busy place, performing roughly 7,000 tests per-year, each one requiring different specialties and skill levels. Recently the Cardiac Care Network (CCN) of Ontario was here to watch the team in action as part of its new accreditation...Read more