Dr. Rob Welsh

Professor, Zone Clinical Department Head, Cardiac Sciences

Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology
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About Me

Robert Welsh is a Professor and academic interventional cardiologist at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is Edmonton Zone Clinical Department Head, Cardiac Sciences; Co-chair of Vital Heart Response (STEMI regional reperfusion program) and the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation program (TAVI). 


Clinical research interests are focused on the management of the full spectrum of Acute Coronary Syndromes and Interventional Cardiology. Further research interests include: Diabetes Mellitus and cardiac physiology. He has published over 175 peer reviewed articles, multiple book chapters and greater than 150 scientific abstracts. In collaboration with colleagues he has received a Canadian Institute of Health Research-Canadian Medical Association Journal Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Award. He is a faculty member at the Canadian VIGOUR Centre focused on collaborative regional, national and international research. He is currently on the executive or steering committee of 5 international trials and co-chairs a research adjudication committee.


He is co-director of the Annual Cardiovascular Congress in the Rockies. He initiated the Heartbeat Run Series to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease and risk factor management and raise funds for local Hospital Foundations and Charities.   


Research Keywords

ACS, chf, nstemi, prehospital