Faculty Members

Dr. Sean Van Diepen

Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine
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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 undertook 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, cardiogenic shock, out-of hospital cardiac arrest, and cardiovascular surgical care. He has published multiple manuscripts leading peer-reviewed journals. He is currently an associate editor of the American Heart Journal and on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.