Sean van Diepen, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor
Medicine and Dentistry

Critical Care Medicine
2-124 Clinical Sciences Building

About Me

Sean van Diepen is an academic Cardiologist-Intensivist. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine in the Division of Critical Care and he is cross appointed to the Division of Cardiology at the University of Alberta. He completed medical school at the University of Toronto. After moving west, he undertook his Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Critical Care Training at the University of Alberta. He completed a clinical research fellowship at the Duke Clinical Research Institute in Durham, North Carolina and received his Masters of Science in Experimental Medicine from the University of Alberta.

His clinical interests lie in the care of critically ill cardiac patients. He attends in both the cardiovascular surgical intensive care unit and the coronary care unit at the Mazankowski Heart Institute at the University of Alberta. His research interests include critical care cardiology, cardiovascular surgical care, cardiovascular risks of cardiac and non-cardiac surgery and heart failure. He has published multiple manuscripts leading peer reviewed journals and has received multiple research awards including the Canadian Institute for Health Research Resident Research Prize. He is currently on the editorial board of the American Heart Journal.