Rodrigo Bagur, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiology, London Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Dr. Bagur received his MD degree in 2000 from the National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina, where he also completed a postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in 2004 and Cardiology fellowship in 2008. Subsequently, he completed a 3-year fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Quebec Heart & Lung Institute, Laval University in 2011. He is also one of the first interventional cardiologists to receive a formal training on transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Canada.

Dr. Bagur has strong interest to clinical research and pursued a PhD in the Experimental Medicine program at Laval University in Quebec City. His PhD thesis focused on cardiovascular outcomes and he successfully finished it in 2012. So far, he has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications. In addition, he serves as a peer-reviewer for several cardiovascular journals.

Dr. Bagur is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada and holds academic appointment as Assistant Academic Professor in the Department of Medicine and a cross-appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

Dr Bagur has been appointed as Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Keele Cardiovascular Research group, Keele University. Dr Bagur provides supervision and co-supervision to students, residents and fellows, oriented to cardiovascular epidemiology and evidence-based medicine research, as well as expanding his academic network and mission.

Dr. Bagur’s special research interests are catheter-based cardiovascular interventions including transradial coronary interventions and transcatheter aortic valve implantation. He is also interested on evidence-based medicine focused on patient preferences and values and patient-important outcomes.