Kevin was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. During his undergraduate years at St. Andrews, he spent time in the anatomy lab where he first developed an interest in surgery.

After completing medical school at McMaster University, he joined the Cardiac Surgery Program at the University of Toronto.

He has a keen interest in technology and innovation and hopes to be on the forefront of change in the field.

Outside of medicine, Kevin enjoys travelling, tennis, skiing, reading, current affairs, movies and board games.  


    • Cardiac Surgery Residency – University of Toronto (2018 – Present)
    • Medical Degree – McMaster University (2015 - 2018)
    • BSc (Hons) – University of St. Andrews – Medicine (2012 - 2015)

    • Cardiothoracic Transplantation
    • Mechanical Circulatory Support
    • Transcatheter Valve Therapies
    • Tissue Engineering
    • Precision Medicine
    • Clinical Outcomes Research

    • Dr. Akbar Panju Professionalism Award Nominee January 2018
    • Nominated for outstanding performance during internal medicine core rotation
    • STS Looking to the Future Medical Student Scholarship November 2016
    • Awarded the cost of attendance, room, board and travel to the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas

    • An K, Belley-Cote E, Um KJ, Gupta S, McClure G, Jaffer I, Spence J, Pandey J, Van der Wall S, Eikelboom J, Whitlock R. Antiplatelet Therapy versus Anticoagulation after Surgical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2019; 119(2):328-339. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676816
    • An K, Tam D, Gaudino M, Fremes S. Radial arteries for coronary angiography and coronary artery bypass surgery: Are two arteries enough? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.06.006
    • McClure GR, Belley-Cote EP, Dvirnik N, An K, Fortin G, Jaffer I, Spence J, Healey J, Singal RK, Whitlock RP. Surgical Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Europace 2017 doi: 10.1093/europace/eux336.
    • Gupta S, Belley-Cote E, Sarkaria, A, Pandey, A, Spence J, McClure G, Panchal P, Jaffer, I, An K, Eikelboom J, Whitlock RP. INR Targets for Left-Sided Mechanical Valve Replacement. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2018 doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1637755.

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